J. Boye’s research agenda for 2015

As we approach the year’s threshold, I’m sharing J. Boye’s provisional research agenda for 2015. I’m doing this to #workoutloud: to give and receive contributions, which is apt. There’s no magic though: it is informed by what happened before, and what is happening today. Therein lies wisdom: J. Boye is an international network of digital professionals. Our research output
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Expert Q & A on agile projects

Being agile in your digital projects is about flexibility, learning along the way and perhaps most importantly trust between the agency and the customer. Over the past years, many members in the J. Boye groups have dipped their toes in agile waters as they’ve departed from the usual waterfall approach to projects starting with a long
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Most organisations still don’t understand digital change

Most organisations think they are unique, but they are actually not. Through our international peer network, we know that most digital challenges are the same no matter the company, the country or the type of digital you work with. Most digital professionals struggle with the change that digital requires of the organisation within all areas
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Cards is responsive design 2.0

No. Cards as a design pattern is not the solution to all your user experience problems. In fact, any one tool rarely is. However, we often start riding the wave of excitement, thinking more about using the tool than wondering if it would even make sense in our organisational context. In this J. Boye member
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What do agencies look for in clients?

There are many blogs out there pointing out what customers should be aware of when deciding on a new agency. It’s important to find the best fit since the final solution simply tends to be better. However, it’s not only customers who do this. Agencies too are aware of picking the right clients. MMT Digital,
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Responsive design issues for 2015

Another year has come and gone and in 2014, content strategists continued to talk about the need to break down pages into structured chunks and allow for variants of such elements to build compelling responsive websites for the ever growing range of devices. According to German-based J. Boye member Bernd Burkert from onion.net this evangelism
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J. Boye Aarhus 14 conference review

This year’s J. Boye conference in Aarhus is over. The overarching theme was “Networked knowledge in action”. The experiences and thoughts from the conference are now being shared in numerous places. Here some of the takeaways the track moderators noted: Buzz & hype fatigue Away from the hype and buzz (social, cloud, big data). Move
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What you need to know about innovation for 2015 & beyond

How do you create or sustain a culture that breathes innovation? To answer this question, we caught up with Director of Innovation at Penn State University and cultural anthropologist, Rose Cameron. She has spent much of her career helping both private and public organisations to stay innovative. She shares with us her perspective on how
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Content is the mean to an end, not the end itself

Omnichannel, Internet of Things, wearables, customer journeys, top tasks, infographics, video, social media and what have you not. There is a reason why content strategy is a hot topic. Championed by previous J. Boye conference speaker Kristina Halvorson and a growing global community, this model has been used to illustrate the components of content strategy
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10 to follow on Twitter in 2014

If you prefer to follow digital experts you can actually interact with, check out J. Boye 6th annual list of online professionals who will offer wisdom, tech news and talk back. There have been many good lists of top tech people to follow on Twitter. In some cases, the accounts have hundreds of thousands of followers
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