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Information Technology Trend Watching

Mobile Market in Brazil: 3G devices will overcome 2G by July/2014

Country had 105.4 million of handsets with 3G access in March/2014. João Rezende — president of the National Telecommunications Agency ( Anatel ) — says operators need to invest in a data network.

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China Trend Watching

Internet in China: 3G brings mobile porn, China launches cleanup

Beijing has called for a cleanup of mobile porn Web sites nationwide on recently, with government officials blaming their rise on high-speed mobile data services enabled by the launch of new technology […]

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China Information Technology

Internet in China: Baidu eyes 3G wireless Internet technology

China’s most popular Internet search engine Baidu thinks highly of the prospect of 3G wireless Internet access technology and is now in talk with China’s mobile network operators for cooperation, the company’s CEO Robin Li said recently at the Boao Forum for Asia in the southern island province of Hainan […]

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China Information Technology

Chinese People and Their Mobile Phones: China Telecom starts 3G trials

China Telecom, the country’s largest fixed-line operator, started trials of the third-generation (3G) mobile services in Shanghai recently, and plans to extend the same nationwide soon. Shanghai Telecom, China Telecom’s subsidiary, said it would invest 6 billion yuan (nearly 1 Billion US dollars) on various projects including the 2010 Shanghai Expo World, 3G-network construction, and enterprise services this year […]

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China Information Technology

Chinese People and Their Mobile Phones: China starts 3G commercial trials in 8 cities

The parent of China Mobile (0941.HK: Quote, Profile, Research), the country’s top wireless operator, have started commercial trials of a homegrown third-generation wireless standard, TD-SCDMA, in eight cities on April 1, state media said recently. Shares in several Hong Kong-listed equipment vendors, including China Communications Services Corp Ltd (0552.HK: Quote, Profile, Research) and China Wireless Technologies Ltd (2369.HK: Quote, Profile, Research), rose on Friday, as investors anticipate heavy spending on telecoms gear.

The commercial trials will help to improve TD-SCDMA technology, as well as provide better mobile services during the Beijing Olympics, according to Xinhua News agency […]

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Strategy, Facilitation and Art of Asking Questions

In this post, we will deep dive on art of asking questions to ensure teams are making good decisions and paddling on the same direction […]

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

“Helping Teams Paddle in the Same Direction” talk on Clubhouse

Is your team on the same page when it comes to design strategy? Is there a greater alignment with what your design team wants to achieve with the business it represents? In this presentation “Helping teams paddle in the same direction through Design Strategy”, I talked about some key questions you should ask your team to help you challenge the notion of being aligned on a proper design direction.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

“The Importance of Vision for Product Design” talk on Clubhouse

In this chat on Clubhouse, Jonathan Sun and I talked about The Importance of Vision for Product Design, and discussed how to facilitate discussions around creating experience Vision.

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Inspiration

Brené Brown talks about belonging, courage, and vulnerability

Debbie Millman talks to author and researcher Brené Brown about belonging, courage, and vulnerability. “The very first thing I look for in you is vulnerability. And the very last thing I want to show you is my vulnerability.”

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Design

Watch Jaime Levy’s “UX Strategy: Competitive Research and Analysis for Innovative Product” talk

Jaime Levy talks about how user experience (UX) strategy lies at the intersection of UX design and business strategy. It is a process that should be started first before the design or development of a product begins. It relies on empirical, lightweight tactics for pushing cross-functional teams toward a unique digital solution that customers want […]