putting people first
by experientia
Daily insights on user experience, experience design and people-centred innovation
31 March 2006
Philips shows product concepts designed with users [Reuters]
putting people first
by experientia

We are an international experience design consultancy helping companies and organisations to innovate their products, services and processes by putting people and their experiences first.

21 December 2014
Experientia’s Twitter feed live

Experientia has now its own Twitter feed. Four months of Putting People First posts and other links have already been uploaded. If you followed Experientia on Twitter through the feed of its CEO, Mark Vanderbeeken, make sure to now also follow the company (but don’t unfollow Mark, who will keep on tweeting away). And while […]

19 December 2014
Putting People First blog redesigned

Experientia’s Putting People First blog has been redesigned. It is now entirely responsive, allows for easier browsing, searching, and filtering, and features larger images on the posts. The entire history of posts remains accessible as before. We are still tweaking things and welcome any feedback.

27 November 2014
Why the world needs anthropologists – an update

Why the world needs anthropologists – Coming out of the ivory tower Location: Padua, Italy, Centro Culturale Altinate/San Gaetano Date and time: Friday, 5 December 2014, 13:00 – 18:00 Padua, Italy, 5 December 2014 – The second edition of the international symposium of applied anthropologists attempts to erase the boundary between ‘pure’ and ‘applied’ anthropology, […]

30 October 2014
The BancoSmart ATM by Experientia for UniCredit selected for ADI Design Index

Last year Experientia designed the interface of an ATM of UniCredit, a major Italian bank. The interface is now rolled out across the bank’s ATMs in Italy, to great satisfaction of the bank and the customers alike, since interaction speed is much faster and error rates went down dramatically. Last year UniCredit and Experientia also […]

29 October 2014
Experientia at EPIC: UX transforming a financial institution

In September 2014 Experientia gave a presentation on working as UX professionals with financial institutions at the EPIC conference in New York. The paper is now available on the EPIC site in HTML and PDF versions (free registration req’d). Abstract Application of a user-centered approach rooted in ethnographic methodologies facilitates a major European bank’s transition […]

25 October 2014
Experientia president to speak at User Friendly 2014 in China

Experientia president Michele Visciola is one of the keynote speakers at User Friendly 2014, the annual user experience conference of UXPA China, to be held in Wuxi, China, 13 to 16 November. The theme of the 11th conference is the “new era of the experience economy,” thus underlining the importance of transferring UX concepts and […]

31 March 2006
Philips shows product concepts designed with users [Reuters]
30 March 2006
Improve usability for older users
30 March 2006
Lifestyle design: a new profession
30 March 2006
Intel launches Community PC for India

Intel Corporation just launched an innovative PC platform that has been developed exclusively to meet the needs of rural villages and communities in India. Designed as a result of defining locally relevant computing solutions based on Intel technology, the Intel-powered “Community PC” platform is equipped to operate in a community setting while accommodating the varying […]

30 March 2006
UK government web sites fail accessibility tests [BBC]
30 March 2006
Palm got it right ten years ago. So why are we still suffering?
29 March 2006
Daily Fix, a new MarketingProfs blog
29 March 2006
New design research wiki site
29 March 2006
Forms and function, design in the public sector [Design Council]
28 March 2006
Creativity and innovation development in business schools [Business Week]
24 March 2006
We Media: creating a better-informed society by collaborating with one another
24 March 2006
What you’ll wear in 10 years [Wired Magazine | Forbes]
23 March 2006
Open up or shut up. The necessity of open marketing [Always On]

Open marketing assumes your customers are smarter than you, at every stage of the business process, from product build to post-sale service. "We have embarked on the maiden voyage of the open marketing revolution. From RSS to blogs, from podcasts to social networks, companies have never been presented with so many opportunities for reaching and […]

23 March 2006
Ethnographic survey on how 3G mobile phone use ‘change social habits’ [BBC]
23 March 2006
Nature Magazine on the future of computing
23 March 2006
Going more public: situated display design in a care setting through co-realisation
23 March 2006
Brick by brick: Lego’s new building blocks [Fast Company]
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