How do you manage to find a good balance between work and private life?

I’ve been working on understanding the secret recipe of how to reach a good balance between work and private life. I’ve just completed my 1st research round to investigate the main players of this game and their role/impact on the process to reach a better balance between work and private life. Read the full article on Medium “How do you manage to find a good balance between work and private life”. This 1st result has been reached thanks to the collaborationRead more

Inclusive Design Course @Politecnico of Milan

A new adventure is just started. Here we go: Inclusive Design course @ Politecnico di Milano. This course will elaborate further the role of designers, their responsibilities and the importance to empathise with diversity to deliver solutions with high impact on people. It is a through different design methodologies (UCD, Universal Design, Design for All, Inclusive Design, design thinking), the aim of this course is to enhance the designer’s sensitiveness, to better inform everyday decisions and provide them with toolsRead more

ServDes 2018 – From A to B, inclusive design for e-Mobility

Today, inclusivity means more than just overcoming physical barriers. It is about removing the barriers that create undue effort and separation, so to enable everyone to participate equally, confidently and independently in everyday activities. User diversity covers physical, conceptual, economic, cultural and social aspects. Designing for all is even more important when you are asked to design products and services that have a huge impact on people’s life, like mobility does. In that scenario, an inclusive approach is not an option.Read more

Design Happiness

Can we Design happiness? If yes, how? We have been facing these and much more questions to become the ‘happiest team in the company’! Our ambition is to create a ‘happiness framework’ to understand and preserve our happiness as team. Work in progress, but excellent outcome from the 1st iteration 😉 #Design #Happiness #Designthinking #workshop #servicedesign #transformation #research #UCDRead more

Design behavioural change

Behavioural change, here we go! My team and I have been working on improving the timesheet completion percentage per week. Very hot topic in the company  😉 #behaviouralChange #intrinsicMotivation #gamification #design #services #serviceDesign #lotsOfFun #experiencemappingRead more

5 things I have learned in Designing IoT based solutions for Healthcare

I have written an article about what I have learned in Designing for Healthcare. I spent the last 6 years designing for healthcare and I think that it was a ‘privileged observatory’ for innovation. Just consider how Healthcare has been changing during the last five years by the disruptive impact of robotics, IoT, biotechnology and other innovations. Even the way to innovate in healthcare is changing. Most of the time the protagonists of the innovation are not big Pharmaceuticals butRead more

Frontiers of Interaction, 3-4 giugno 2010 Roma

“Frontiers of Interaction è uno show ibrido che attrae speaker internazionali e talenti italiani, creando un ponte tra l’Europa e la Silicon Valley (gli “hot spot” della cultura digitale).” Questo è in due righe quello che accadrà alla manifestazione il 3-4 giugno all’Acquario romano. “… è uno show ibrido che attrae speaker internazionali e talenti italiani, creando un ponte tra l’Europa e la Silicon Valley (gli “hot spot” della cultura digitale).” Qui il programma con la descrizione delle giornate eRead more

Near Field Communication ed Innovazione: il Mobile al centro del nostro futuro

Da una segnalazione di Leandro, un interessante intervista a Carlo Maria Medaglia, professore di Interazione Uomo-Macchina (Università “La Sapienza” – Roma) sul significato di innovazione e sui possibili scenari dell’immediato futuro. In questo video di 2 minuti, qualche spunto su una possibile “killer application che può rivoluzionare il mondo mobile”, utilizzando il nostro telefonino come carta di credito, per fare biglietti sull’autobus, come chiave di casa e nel futuro come carta di identità. Cosa ne pensate?Read more

Il futuro è senza Desktop?

Da qualche tempo c’è un proliferare di applicazioni residenti sulla Rete stessa, sia riguardo la grafica, che la office-automation, piuttosto che l’organizzazione e la gestione di attività. Sarà una moda o esigenza del momento, una tendenza, il futuro o semplicemente un’altra fetta di mercato? Se si sfoglia il Web è facile imbattersi in programmi che permettono di fare quello che correntemente facciamo sul nostro computer, anche in mancanza di questo. In altre parole se c’è bisogno di scrivere un documentoRead more