putting people first
by experientia
Daily insights on user experience, experience design and people-centred innovation
22 March 2006
What’s wrong with serious games? [CNET News]
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.

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 […]

19 October 2014
Event: Why the world needs anthropologists

An upcoming event is encouraging anthropologists to “come out of their ivory towers” and work more closely with their colleagues in the field, in order to bridge the gap between “pure” and “applied” anthropology. The international symposium “Why the world needs anthropologists” (Facebook page) will be held on 5 December 2014 in Padua, Italy. Experientia […]

22 March 2006
What’s wrong with serious games? [CNET News]
21 March 2006
The art of spurring creativity [Wall Street Journal]
20 March 2006
The multitasking generation [Time Magazine]
20 March 2006
London Business School studies experience economy
20 March 2006
Creative communities: a bottom-up perspective on welfare and local development
20 March 2006
Arup’s trend cards
20 March 2006
Nike, Google kick off social-networking site [Business Week]
19 March 2006
African mobile phone subscribers hit 100 million mark [Mobile Africa]

The number of mobile telephone subscribers in Africa has risen from 8 million, five years ago, to 100 million, Kenya`s information and communication minister Mutahi Kagwe said Tuesday. He said one in every nine Africans subscribes today to a mobile phone, and noted that Kenya was one of the fastest growing markets in the world […]

19 March 2006
Peter Morville presentation on ambient findabilility at SXSW
16 March 2006
The shape of robots to come [The New York Times]
16 March 2006
“The next big thing is us” or Time Magazine’s take on what’s next
16 March 2006
Gadgets and the consequences of their design
16 March 2006
Design Studies journal has user focus
14 March 2006
Man versus machine in newsreader war [Wired News]
14 March 2006
Going off the beaten path for new design ideas [The New York Times]
14 March 2006
The future of television [The Guardian]
13 March 2006
Europe losing education race, study shows

Europe is falling behind Asia in terms of education and skills, according to a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and released today by the Lisbon Council. It blames France and Germany which are criticised for mediocre education systems and their inherent class bias. “France and Germany, which make up 35 […]

13 March 2006
How the masses will innovate [Business Week]
13 March 2006
Designing for Stanford’s d-school
11 March 2006
Bruce Sterling on the internet of things
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