We need to ensure that a conversation interface will actually be easier to use for our audience, taking into consideration their context of use and accessibility needs.
Conversation design (also called voice design, voice user interface (VUI) design, or conversation user interface design (CUI)) is building experiences where a user interacts with an Artificial Intelligence (AI) agent to complete tasks.
Over the last few years a new element has gained traction in the world of digital development: the ‘Design System’. “A Design System is a collection of reusable…
It was December 2018 when I was talking with my coworker and future teammate Saeed Alam about his past experience at Capital One’s Digital for Good (formally Gift the Code).
Design Ethics – perhaps the biggest buzzword tearing its way through the Design community. For good reason, as it underpins how we [should] think about products and services…
The ethical tech debate is becoming an increasingly essential topic in the design and tech community today. The establishment of The Center for Humane Technology…
Challenges of Integrated UX Conversations like “Hey, have you used this new app? It’s amazing!” are quite common these days. Every day we are using various applications spanning across different platforms. User experience design (UX) is revamping the application with an aim to ensure customer
As designers, we spend a lot of time coming up with solutions that will move people to action. In this blog, we exploring transferable skills that can be leveraged in the design strategy process to streamline the research process and strengthen client work.
We recently hit CTRL+ALT+REFRESH on our brand and logo. Take a behind the scenes look at the different elements that went into the process.
Learning never goes out of style.
We believe that by involving the client early and often, we end up with a better outcome and allows us to create the right product, faster.
On July 19th at 1PM, join Jan Scholz (Senior Data Scientist) and Molly Puddister (Senior Interaction Designer) as they explore the intersection of data and design.
Reinventing the Online Experience
While a quick Google search will pull up hundreds of team development activities for you to choose from, here are four activities tried and tested by the Architech team
The new dotCMS 4.0 intuitive interface means your team can be more efficient and productive.
Our brand has served us well, but it was time to evolve our look and feel to match the dynamic work we’re doing with our clients and partners.
Together, data and design enable our team to work with our clients to build better products for their end-users.
Responsive Design is outdated. Adaptive Design is labour intensive. Is there a better solution?
While technology is driving a lot of the change, the role of designers (service designers, interaction designers, etc.) will become even more crucial in terms of solving real-world problems and addressing underlying human needs.
In the consulting world, we’re often asked to wear more than one hat at a time. While this definitely keeps you on your toes, at times, it can be stressful and even lead to tension on your team when more than one person is trying to do the same job.
Some of our strategists and designers touch on what they found most valuable at this year’s Service Design Canada conference.
Key takeaways from CanUX – an event created for people who want to learn and share their expertise about user experience.
AI is here, and it’s changing the way that we interact with technology on a daily basis. Most of the time, we don’t even realize when it’s happening.
We taught the girls about creative strategy, the importance of accessible design, and how to account for different user needs.
We recently helped a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) use machine intelligence to inform the design of an entirely new system. During our analysis we used the data to understand if there were predictive qualities in the numbers.