Julie Stanford | 10.12.2016
At Sliced Bread we have seen and designed A LOT of dashboards. Dashboards for CRM, energy, IT, farming, social — you name it. Unfortunately, most dashboards we see out there fail the snooze test. They are just presentations of data that is available, rather than presentation of actionable data that is useful. So, how […]
Julie Stanford | 09.6.2016
Part 1 of this series dealt with overall questions that people ask me about design thinking. This second part deals with questions I hear about specific parts of the process after someone has tried it on their own. If you’re not sure what design thinking is, go back to Part 1. If you’ve learned about it, […]
Julie Stanford | 06.21.2016
No, you’re not crazy to be hiring a UX firm. That’s a smart move! But, we’ve noticed that when companies hire us, they tend to be in a state of intense organizational flux and team drama. While some drama is predictable, normal, and addressable, too many companies ignore critical organizational issues until it’s too late to […]
Julie Stanford | 01.27.2016
Design thinking and Sliced Bread go back about 14 years. But, for the last five, I’ve been teaching design thinking at the Stanford d.school and more recently, in the Computer Science department. The same questions about design thinking keep cropping up from clients and students so I thought I’d set the story straight.
Julie Stanford | 10.27.2015
Our favorite solutions from this year’s Health 2.0 conference Launch session all covered very different angles of the healthcare industry.
Julie Stanford | 10.21.2015
Some of the trends we observed at Health 2.0 this year included innovative ideas on how to leverage big data, as well as consumer solutions that offer patients health-on-demand, and solutions for providers that aim to alleviate the hassle of administrative tasks, such as entering information into medical records.
Nikki Butts | 05.8.2015
Conversations about work-life balance seem to be happening all around us. We hear that women should “lean in.” We hear that “women still can’t have it all.” We also know that women aren’t the only ones who want work-life balance.
Molly Wilson | 11.13.2014
Once you get started with a CSS preprocessor, you’ll wonder where it’s been all your life. Here’s a 5-minute intro to the tool that will turbo-charge your CSS and take the pain out of iterations.