Tag: Analysis

Two Tales of Modern Employment

Two different articles this week, from two very different news sources, highlighted a single truth for employees in the modern workforce: We are all being forced to become Risk Managers as more risk is forced upon us. Here are two ideas for reaching a more equitable middle ground.

Data Isn’t Everything

Not everything that is important can be quantified and measured. But not everything can be identified based on the human instinct side either. A balance must be struck for the clearest vision and best guidance.

Don’t Just Represent…Be Aspirationally Representative

Almost any scandal in the business world involves poor oversight from a Board of Directors. For profits should take a page from the non-profit playbook to avoid them.

HBO’s Silicon Valley: Usability Microcosm

As a user advocate who is participating in multiple usability-based projects, I am thrilled to see the issue get wider recognition. Now that it's out there, it's time we all did something about it.

You Can Manipulate Your Emotions Wirelessly…But Should You?

There are numerous medical benefits such a device could produce. But there is also the potential for great harm.

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Armchair RCA: Nightmare in the Museum

A Root Cause Analysis of the problem is so important to prevent these issues from happening again. But unfortunately I've seen a lot of cultural paternalism and blame-the-curators going on in this case. Not only is this not helpful, it will not prevent the next Nightmare in the Museum.