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Touch Bar vs. Surface Dial: Will Apple Or Microsoft Win The Battle for UX Pros?

Microsoft is now more innovative than Apple. A year ago that would have sounded as ludicrous as, say… president Donald Trump. But after both tech giants unveiled their new devices for professionals this October, the tide has turned. Journalists and techies proclaimed Surface Studio a bolder, more innovative, and more complete product than the new MacBook Pro.

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Stop Talking About Innovation and get to Work

We’re obsessed with creating a “culture of innovation.” Whether you’re speaking as someone working in tech, someone living in the Bay Area, or just a human reading the news. It’s impossible to avoid this buzzword. And while it might just strike many as annoying, throwing around this term is keeping us from actually creating products that make an impact in the world.

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What A Post-Mortem Of Pokemon GO Can Teach Us About Augmented Reality Development

2016 has been an odd year. What seemed like the hottest news in tech just a few months ago, isn’t even a blip on the radar anymore. After a series of strongly criticized launches from Apple (even if the criticism was premature), an explosive disaster from Samsung, an impressive bounce back from Microsoft, and political chaos in United States, chances are you don’t even remember you spent the summer chasing after that Dratini in Pokemon Go.

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No, We Don’t Brainstorm: How Innovation Happens at Mokriya

The quest to understand where good ideas come from and how a person or a group can tap into innovative thinking is never ending. At Mokriya we’re always looking to improve our approach and our clients are often curious about the methods we employ and how we work, internally and in conjunction with clients. How do we come up with great solutions? What methods do we use and how will that impact the work we do together?

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IoT Development: Planning For A Connected Future We Can’t Predict

IoT has already enjoyed a next-big-thing status for several years now and all signs point to continued growth as homes, cars, and nearly every piece of hardware in our lives gets connected. But that doesn’t mean the industry isn’t facing challenges. In fact, rapid growth and its status as the new kid on the block, make IoT perfectly poised to face two particularly big challenges in the years to come.

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A Comprehensive Guide To Mobile App Tools For Product Managers

The fact that your business needs a mobile strategy is yesterday’s news.  With the acceptance of a mobile strategy as a given for so many businesses, there has been an explosion of in-app tools for you to choose from.  If your role touches UX, engineering, product management or customer success, then chances are you will be exploring and testing out a bunch of in-app mobile tools.

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50 Of The Best Email Newsletters For Designers, Developers and Product Managers

Mindfully subscribing to email newsletters is one way to tightly control the information you consume. Along with using Twitter lists or an RSS tool like Feedly. You can batch your allocated reading time each day or each week. Its more efficient than getting sucked into a Google-shaped hole of endless clicking and scrolling. Something I’ve been guilty of more than I’d care to admit.

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