Learnlets: Ethnography – What is it and What is it Good for in Business?

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Engage in opportunity discovery. via uxmag.com Some of the fascinating applications of ethnography mentioned: 1. For innovating products and solutions 2. For innovating or improving processes 3. To understand the tacit and explicit practices within a particular workplace 4. To understand all tacit and explicit practices related to a particular role, practice or function 5. […]

Learnlets: Dunning–Kruger effect – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which unskilled people make poor decisions and reach erroneous conclusions, but their incompetence denies them the metacognitive ability to realize their mistakes.[1] The unskilled therefore suffer from illusory superiority, rating their own ability as above average, much higher than it actually is, while the highly skilled underrate […]

LinkLog: The NoSQL Alternative

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A new generation of low-cost, high-performance database software is rapidly emerging to challenge SQL’s dominance in distributed processing and Big Data applications. Some companies have already traded SQL’s rich functionality for these new options that let them create, work with, and manage large data sets. A big reason for this movement, dubbed NoSQL, is that […]

LinkLog: Getting More From Analysis | UX Magazine

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Analysis—the focus of this article—includes the activities of audience research, contextual inquiry, mapping of business processes, and documentation of requirements. Analysis covers any area that deals with understanding the problem and defining the desired outcomes. Analysis is about understanding the “why” and “what” of a project. Synthesis is the part of the process where solutions […]

What Analyst Coverage Tells You

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