What’s new in the world of human centered design, innovation and user experience? Read our thoughts on the latest happenings around the globe.
The summer of 2017 was not a good one for the US Navy. In fact, it's an important lesson in human factors. On June 17, 2017 the USS Fitzgerald was involved in a collision with the container ship MV ACX Crystal off the coast of Japan. Seven crew members were...read more
Over the past few years, we’ve written several blogs about medical errors and how human factors in medicine can help prevent them from happening. We often see stories in the news about patient safety issues that lead to harm and death, and we use our blogs to provide...read more
Flammable and hazardous chemicals. Powerful equipment. High pressure processes. It’s no secret: The oil and gas industry is one of the most dangerous industries in the world. Oil and gas professionals don’t just face a complex work environment, though. They...read more
“This product is going to change the world.”You’re a product designer, and your brain has been playing this mantra on repeat.“People are going to love it. Why wouldn’t they? I love it.”Of course you do. You’ve spent countless days and sleepless nights developing it....read more
Innovation. Google the definition of the word, and you'll see this: "a new method, idea, product, etc." And yes, that's exactly what innovation is supposed to be. It's a new and useful means to solve real world problems for people. It makes our lives better - like...read more
Do you realize how deeply your life is intertwined with technology? You live in a world where you can check the news, weather and your email from the comfort of your zero-gravity bed each morning. Once you get up, your smart thermostat can cool your room to...read more