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.
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).
Last week our CTO Ashish Patel had the honour of hosting the Digital Transformation event as part of the American Marketing Association’s Legendary Leadership series.
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.
Join us on September 19th, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm ET, for a panel discussion on the pursuit of true enterprise innovation with Greg Dubejsky (Director of Corporate Engagement at MaRS Discovery District), Andrew Grubb (Head of Innovation at Mercer), and Mark Reisler (Senior Strategist at Architech).
We recently hosted a panel discussion at Architech about Blockchain. Here are a few of our panelists’ key insights, from the basics to futurist thought.
When it comes to launching a new product or service, risk management is paramount. We work with our clients to minimize expenses and the resources consumed so that risk can be properly managed. But, that’s not the only concern when it comes to new product development. The other major question we’re constantly asking clients and ourselves is, “are we building the right thing?” That’s where a “Lean Startup” methodology comes in.
Reinventing the Online Experience
As a leader in an agile organization, I see deep parallels between the Agile Manifesto and the way we focus on clients and run our business.
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.
With the number of connected devices around the world forecasted to reach 50 billion in 2020, businesses without the intention to implement IoT will be at a significant loss. The world of IoT is vast, and it’s easy to become lost in which data sources to focus on and how to ensure that you have the right strategy for your business. Architech’s two week proof of concept (POC) will help you understand how IoT works with your business, and create a custom solution.
For most athletes, shopping at Sport Chek is an important aspect of their sporting careers – ensuring they have the proper gear that will complement their performance. Over the last year, Sport Chek has integrated an omnichannel shopping experience into their stores, one that encourages associates and customers to work shoulder-to-shoulder to find the right products.
Architech brings a depth of experience in the intersection of Jenkins Pipelines and Microsoft on Azure.
It is my current theory that admitting weakness is a sign of great strength. In our industry, we’ve seen this a number of times.
When a leading Canadian financial institution challenged Architech to roll out a new web architecture that would provide a unique customer experience to a diverse set of clients, the gauntlet was thrown down.
In early 2015, Architech partnered with Compass Group Canada to deploy an IoT solution that harnesses user data collected in real-time to enhance the customer airport experience.
We’re thrilled to announce that Architech has been named the recipient of Microsoft Canada’s IoT Innovation and Open Source on Azure IMPACT Awards!
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.
Have you ever thought about designing a really big digital system? Like, really big?