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How we present a business case to a CEO at Made by Many

One of the key outputs of our vision and discovery service package is a business case. This blog post explains how we present this to a CEO and their team.

Peter Parkes  ·  May 19 2017

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Design

A Short Thought: Design isn’t where the progress is made—learning is

About a month ago we played back our first two weeks of a discovery phase to our client. The presentation was brimming with output. Diagrams, sketches, pho...

Tom White  ·  May 18 2017

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Business

Unleashing customer magic: our upcoming workshop at The Digital Content Summit 2017

We’re excited to be running a very different type of workshop at the Digital Content Summit 2017 in London next Tuesday 23 May.

Tim Malbon  ·  May 17 2017

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Development

A Year of React Native: Styling Part 1

We’ve been using React Native for over a year now and we’re loving how quickly we can create feature-rich and performant apps for iOS and Android. So far w...

Sam Murray  ·  May 17 2017

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Development

Why Slack’s new search functionality is my favourite machine intelligence case study

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning — I’m constantly being told that one (or all) of these will soon replace me in my job.

Łukasz Sągol  ·  May 16 2017

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Made by Many’s Research and testing shopping list

Whether we're interviewing someone about their personal finances, observing kids playing catch or testing out a new app, we spend a lot of time talking to ...

Tom Harding  ·  May 15 2017

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The time travelling team: how to avoid failure before it happens

Things don’t always go to plan on projects. It comes with the territory when working in an adaptive, lean and nimble way.

Adam Morris  ·  May 08 2017

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IoT

In Google Home we trust?

In a post-truth world where to ‘Confirm Humanity’ is to tick a check-box that says, ‘I am not a robot’, the machine interpretation of ‘humanity’, ‘truth’, ...

Charlotte Hillenbrand  ·  May 03 2017

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Design

The Chameleon Effect: Designing products that users can relate to

You’ve probably experienced this: Listening to someone who has a different accent than you, maybe when visiting another country or watching Goodfellas for ...

Spencer Wilton  ·  Apr 28 2017

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Business

My top five product rules of thumb

One of the things I love about product is that it’s a discipline that’s still evolving—there’s a constant stream of new ideas on the best way to manage a p...

Joe Nixon  ·  Apr 27 2017

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IoT

Hackaball: Hardware Lessons

15 Lessons learned from the first 18 months in hardware manufacturing

Melissa Coleman  ·  Apr 26 2017

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People

Breaking bubbles and building skills

Now more than ever, as we create the next generation of products and services that are lasting longer, reaching wider and impacting more lives - we need to...

Adam Morris  ·  Apr 25 2017

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Process

The evolution of client storytelling

This sounds like a grandioso claim but we’ve never lived in a more visual way than we do now. Apps like Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook have completely ch...

Alex Harding  ·  Apr 21 2017

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Business

Moneyball: the art of winning at “IT procurement”

Moneyball by Michael Lewis, tells the story of the 2002 season of the Oakland A’s, an American professional baseball team based in Oakland California, and ...

Andrew Walker  ·  Apr 21 2017

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Process

Practicing presentations: How to free yourself from your words to present like a rock star

When one thinks of momentous music venues, Wrexham Central Station doesn’t immediately spring to mind. Not that there’s anything particularly wrong with th...

Sam Small  ·  Apr 19 2017

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Business

Pull the Andon lever — don't bother innovating for your customers without innovating the way you work

How often does the company you work for stop what it’s doing to improve the way it operates? In manufacturing, the Andon lever is a lever anyone can pull t...

Tom Harding  ·  Apr 12 2017

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People

The “cost” of diverse teams

Diverse teams produce better results. But no one said this is without a cost.

Ilya Poropudas  ·  Apr 11 2017

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Health

Designing for long-term success with a mental health app

How do you encourage users to keep logging their meals, calories and mindful minutes when the real result only shows in the long term?

Kristof Goossens  ·  Apr 10 2017