In this month of March 2020, we are happy to share some articles that we particularly liked. We will discuss techno and design in any particular order!
Here is a bit of reading while looking forward to spring!
Tech trends in the manufacturing industry
The manufacturing industry, critically important for both developed and emerging economies, is a source of innovation, productivity and global trade. This sector represents more than 10% of Canada’s total GDP! In the last decade, technological innovations (combined with globalization and ever-evolving consumer demands) have transformed the diversity of the manufacturing sector creating rich new market opportunities. This article is a list of current technological trends that will (or have already started!) influence the manufacturing sector in the coming years.
To know everything, it’s on Canadian Manufacturing.
The technical debt wall
“Technical debt” is a metaphor for all software design choices that turn out to be suboptimal, no longer valid, or just plain wrong. They incur a cost of future development. And it’s not just code: artifacts like architecture, documentation, tests, and domain models, can all suffer from technical debt. The only way to “pay off” this debt is by fixing the problems caused by bad choices. Debt allows us to invest in something before it makes money. The technical debt wall is therefore an area in the office where you can visualize all the problems to be resolved and see the action that has been priced: add, reduce, repay or ignore the debt?
To discover on Verraes.
Do you wish you were more plugged-in at your organization?
Your organization’s intranet doesn’t have to be overflowed. On the contrary, it serves to connect to your organization and it should be create according to the needs of professionals. This podcast discusses internal networks and how they lead to more jobs and business opportunities, broader and deeper knowledge, improved ability to innovate, faster growth and higher status. Establishing and developing professional relationships also improve the quality of work and increase job satisfaction.
Listen to the podcast on Dear HBR.
Too many choices
Too many offers of products or services on a website makes it more difficult for users. In this short video, see how complex decision-making turns out to be when paralyzing users in the analysis of all possible choices. In fact, we observe that as the number of choices increases, the effort required to gather information and make good decisions also increases.
To watch on NNgroup.
Artificial intelligence and marketing, but still?
AI is omnipresent in our daily life, as well as in our professional life. It is often feared, not only in marketing but in many sectors, that AI will completely devalue or replace jobs with automation. This article presents what you need to know as a marketer when it comes to AI and your work. After all, we must remember that AI is only as powerful as the person behind it. The best marketing results occur when we combine our creativity and empathy with the superhuman abilities of AI to offer great experiences and generate value for our companies.
All the tips on Forbes.
Artificial intelligence, technical debt and manufacturing trends … these readings for March 2020 are sure to kick off your month!
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