Whitepaper: How Product Teams Can Leverage Trends To Build Innovative (and competitive) Product In The Finance Industry
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Whitepaper: How Product Teams Can Leverage Trends To Build Innovative (and competitive) Products In The Finance Industry

In this paper, we look to identify key trends that companies within the financial industry can take advantage of to drive their business growth and customer satisfaction.

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Innovation Tip: Best Ways Your Team Can Identify Opportunities for Innovation

It is commonly said that everyone is creative. Regardless of the popular opinion on this point, there’s no denying that when placed in certain situations, human beings can devise some pretty ingenious outcomes to challenges.   For businesses, creating avenues where innovation happens is not just a mere desire, but it is incredibly critical to […]

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Technology as an Enabler of Innovation

Innovation Circle Highlights – Susan Onigbinde On this Innovation circle highlight, Susan explains the differences between innovation and technology, debunking the popular belief that technology and innovation are the same thing. Taking from an interesting story from pre-historic times told by Pepsi’s Chief Design Officer, Mauro Porcini, during one of our Design and Innovation Podcasts […]

APPLICABLE LESSONS IN DESIGN THINKING FOR TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS FROM KAAN TURNALI, GLOBAL SENIOR DIRECTOR, ENTERPRISE ANALYTICS, SAP

Applicable Lessons In Design Thinking For Technology Products

There are interesting ways in which we can apply Design Thinking in building amazing technological products. On this article we share lessons from the Global Senior Director, Enterprise Analytics at SAP, Kaan Turnali.

Innovation Success Story: Learnings from our article on Coca-Cola

We share key learnings from Coca Cola which we wrote an in-depth article on. We share learnings from The Coca-Cola Company.

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Innovation Tip: Leading your Industry the Coca-Cola way

By being consumer-centric and responding to consumer demands, Coca Cola has been able to bring cutting-edge solutions to customers. Cola Company, after 134 years, is still leading its industry in innovation. With multiple beverage brands under its belt and a large market share in the segments they serve, Coca Cola continues to lead the way.  […]

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The Swiffer Success Story

The story of Swiffer is a huge testament to the relevance of design to business growth and product innovation. For companies seeking to innovate, design processes are critical to helping the team properly understand and define great opportunities that can be leveraged for business growth.

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Innovation Tip: Innovating Without Technology

It’s no denying that technology is important to innovation, however many business leaders make the mistake to think of technology as innovation. Others think innovation can’t happen without technology. This is a commonly held belief that Innovation leader Gianfranco Zaccai debunks in his sit down with us.

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Innovation Success Story: A case study of Coca Cola

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to some that Coke has also been a leader in innovation. From branding and marketing to product and customer experience, Coke has led the way for brands in bringing new, competitive solutions to market, even beyond Consumer Goods.

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Becoming curious: How innovation begins

Curiosity is an important characteristic of innovators because it motivates one to question facts and assumptions. When questions are asked, we are made to think differently about a service or product. Contrary to some opinions, innovation isn’t something new, it could be new, but the unique value innovation brings is that it simplifies or improves on an already existing challenge that could either be articulated or unarticulated.

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DESIGN RESEARCH AND ITS IMPACT ON PRODUCT PERFORMANCE

In Simon Sinek’s popular TEDx talk, he said, “people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” He further goes on to explain the immense value businesses and customers can gain if their ‘why’ can clearly be identified and communicated. “people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” […]

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How To Measure Innovation In Your Company

Being creative goes beyond simply stating that your company is creative; it means building a culture and work environment that allows creativity to thrive.

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Free Ebook – What Design can do for Nigerian Corporations

Design’s entry into the business world is no longer news, however its positive impact to business is constant news.

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Empathy Map

The empathy map is a tool that helps you visualise and share what you understand about your customers.

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Episode 5: Review of the Corporate Website of a Big FMCG Brand in Nigeria

Why is it important to effectively represent a brand across all digital channels? In this latest episode of UX Weekly, we review the corporate landing page of a big FMCG brand in Nigeria. We pointed out areas that need improvement for better brand reputation. Do watch and remember to subscribe for upcoming episodes.

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Effort-Impact Matrix

The Effort-Impact matrix is a decision-making tool that helps companies and teams save time and make the most out of resources.

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How Tech companies can design better products for market

Design Research is a user-focused method to gaining information of your customers, through human-centred design processes, to inform your product build. It seeks to discover your customers’ behaviour patterns, drivers and needs.

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Mountains and Valleys

Mountains and Valleys helps you have structured sessions that deliver clear next steps to accomplishing tasks and tackling problems.

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Episode 4: Review of the Landing Page of a Popular Commercial Bank in Nigeria

In this episode, we reviewed the landing page UI/UX of a major financial institution in Nigeria. We practically explained how poor design can affect brand perception as well what needs improvement so as to connect more with customers. Do watch and subscribe for upcoming episodes.

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Innovation Sourcebook

The Innovation Sourcebook is a tool that is used to organise products, services and systems that have been successful in the market.

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Top 10 Innovation Conferences To Look Out For In 2020

Innovation conferences have proven to be one of the richest sources of inspiration for professionals looking to create more innovative solutions within their teams and organizations, for profitability and higher returns on investment.

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Trend Matrix

The Trend Matrix is a tool used to track how trends and external forces can affect Technology, Business, People, Culture and Policy.

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Discovering the value for your new offering: A look at the Offering Viability Tool

In developing a new product or service, there is always a need to get an understanding of the value to be gotten for the business. This value derivation might not necessarily be precise but will be based on established economic facts.

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Tools You Need for More Productive Meetings

Meetings are very important for any business to exist, however, they could also be a major time killer, especially if there are no results to show for all that meeting time.

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Episode 3: Review of the Website of a Popular Insurance Company in Nigeria

This week, we reviewed the User Experience of a popular Insurance Company’s website in Nigeria. We analysed what’s working and what needs to be improved. Applying human-centred Design across digital products increases client conversion rate. Watch, apply it and subscribe for upcoming episodes.

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Episode 2: Review of the User Dashboard of a Popular Payment Platform in Nigeria

In this week’s UX Weekly episode, we focused on UI of a popular payment platform in Nigeria. We analyzed what is working, what’s missing and how it can be improved. Watch, apply it and also subscribe for upcoming episodes.

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The Innovation Sourcebook: Finding inspiration from successful products in the market

There are many ways you can get inspired in launching your new venture or improving on an already existing one. The innovation sourcebook serves as a means to gather various inspirations in one place to help you as you innovate.

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Episode 1: Review of an eCommerce Website in Nigeria

UX Weekly is a review of the user experience of products from big brands you know. We talk about what is missing, what needs to be improved and how it can affect overall product and business performance.