The digital transformation done right – a conceptual case study

Source: Podcast with Adams Jacob from Chef Right now, the most common line of thinking – when it comes to digital transformation – is we will take some large enterprise, like Procter and Gamble, and we’re going to rewrite Procter and Gamble so that it works the way Google works. So, if Google had built Procter and Gamble, what would Google have done? And that’s our strategy. The big plot is to take the entirety of your business, burn it to the ground, and then rebuild it as if they were another organisation they have never seen before, in a pattern they’ve never seen?...

August 23, 2018 · 2 min · Johann Savalle

HR mumbo jumbo in ads – Sorry.

The ad At LinkedIn, we are transforming the way organisations attract talent. Join us in changing the way the world works. The SMB Solutions team is looking for a French-speaking Media Solutions Manager to drive success with our campaign media customers. Using your analytical, influencing and relationship building skills, you will act as a business partner to the French and German SMB market, partnering with the sales team and our clients to ensure talent attraction and business development campaigns are utilised and optimised, and to ensure our customers come back for more!...

August 22, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Quantifying Qualitative Research by Leisa Reichelt at Mind the Product San Francisco 2018

Must watch : About surveys : 18min47   Note to self : must do a summary of this awesome talk

August 22, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

UX heuristics

10 Usability Heuristics explained from Craft Design Heuristic Evaluation A heuristic evaluation is a usability inspection method for computer software that helps to identify usability problems in the user interface (UI) design. It specifically involves evaluators examining the interface and judging its compliance with recognized usability principles (the “heuristics”). These evaluation methods are now widely taught and practiced in the new media sector, where UIs are often designed in a short space of time on a budget that may restrict the amount of money available to provide for other types of interface testing....

August 22, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Are all photos the same on Instagram?

InstaRepeat the account that gather insta gram photos who look alike. Very surprising. Check out the account InstaRepeat

August 18, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Simple design is hard

It’s a complex thing to make things simple. The main reason is you need to make a choice on what is the one or two thing you want to put forth. To make the right choice your idea need to prioritise what matter most to solve the solution at hand in a elegant way. The problem is that elegant is sure enough not understood the same by two people the same way....

July 13, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Internet doesn’t mean freedom

Internet is for many the symbol of freedom. So were books. Tools are just that tools. This doesn’t mean we shouldn’t strive for freedom. But realize that self-education is the real freedom. Because the fuel to self-education is the search for truth. Without truth there is no Freedom Just non-obvious choices between various lies.  

July 13, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

#braininstorm with myself on : Content planning

Branding – who are you? Brand is your voice Why do you need a brand Your brand does not need a name What makes you special? Why do you do what you do? Some schemas Structure Logo / Copy / Brand Manager Chill and don’t over try to be “onbrand” Membership and boxes Some explaination on the box business Examples Subscription business model

July 5, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Task list / team management for german speakers SMB

ok, before you ask, my german sucks – like really I am not good at it. However, I sent this to a friend in Austria the other day, and I thought it might be of benefit to others, so I am sharing this here. So, if you need a way to manage errands and task and keep track of what’s going on in your company (less than 10 people) and you need an interface in german, here are some stuff you might find useful:...

June 25, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Quotes to remember on gloomy days

The way get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney  People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. – Rob Siltanen  Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford  Creativity is intelligence having fun. – Albert Einstein  You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great....

June 25, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

No backend – frontend first tools

Traditionnaly – when you build an app – you go from the backend first, i.e – the data model, the database, the API and then only you add the frontend layout talking to you backend. Problems that come with this approach are basically Longer time before client can see anything You don’t build with user scenarios in mind but with database and programming scenario in mind. Some people though to reverse the whole dev cycle and start with frontend first....

June 23, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Logo brief tips

June 20, 2018 · 0 min · Johann Savalle

What if WhatsApp, Snapchat and Amazon launched in the 80s

Ok, let’s chill for a sec. If you don’t know about Jo Luijten, he is a Dutch video artist & video game developer based in LA, and beside his impressive portfolio, he also feed a youtube channel name Squirrel Monkey with some funny retro videos. I stumbled upon his creations the other day and had to share some here. Check his channel if you want more vids (got on Siri, Tinder, Insta, Bitcoin and more)....

June 3, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

How to connect to Nextcloud using Webdav flysystem and laravel

Ok…. title of this post is a tad specific but I have wasted so much time trying to piece all together all the elements of this short post that I thought it will be probably useful for a few other people out there.  so what are we talking about anyway. On one side of the ring we have Nextcloud – the evolution of owncloud, forked by its own founder to ensure this project remain opensource forever (full story here)....

May 31, 2018 · 2 min · Johann Savalle

Vuejs and jquery – a digest

TL;DR: Really, vuejs could totally replace jquery if it wasn’t for some of jquery plugins. But really as time goes, I am sure we can expect it will come. Comparing vuejs and jquery Replace jquery with VueJS If you are not that much of a jquery person anyway, this article should be a good intro for you : A Vue.js introduction for people who know just enough jQuery to get by

May 25, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

When money isn’t real: the $10,000 experiment

Adam Carroll talks about his $10,000 Monopoly game with his kids and how to teach finance management in a cashless society. Adam Carroll is quickly being recognized as one of the top transformational trainers in the country. Having presented at over 500 colleges and Universities nationwide, hundreds of leadership symposiums, and countless local and regional organizations, Adam Carroll’s message of Building A Bigger Life, Not a Bigger Lifestyle has been heard by over 200,000+ people....

May 17, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Camera basics – ISO – Aperture – Shutter speed

Shutter Speed The time the shutter is open to expose light into the sensor. Typically measured in fractions of a second. Slow shutter speeds means more light into the sensor Examples of shutter speeds: 1/15 (1/15th of a second), 1/30, 1/60, 1/125. Aperture How big the hole of the lens is open. The larger the hole, the more light. Aperture also controls the depth of field. Small aperture = large depth of field...

May 11, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Some interesting VueJS Projects

VueJS wordpress theme starter VueRouter integrated Vuex integrated (with sample WordPress-centric modules) jQuery integrated, if that’s your thing Firebase support and sample config Axios for API requests Follows the development guidelines/structure set forth by Vuejs Bare essentials needed for a functional WordPress theme All requests are redirected back to the index.php so your Vue routing is respected. SCSS support Bootstrap-Vue integrated It is like Reddit but in VueJS...

April 26, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

wordpress and redis

Ludicrous Speed: WordPress Caching with Redis How To Configure Redis Caching to Speed Up WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 WP Redis wp-redis-cache by Benjamin Adams How to Drastically Speed Up WordPress with Redis How to load WordPress in a few milliseconds using Redis Lightning Fast WordPress with Nginx + Redis

April 26, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Why do I write var log

Most post in this category are unfinished, imperfect, lack the polish a proper blog article should have, very often they have typos and even some time unfinished sentences. So why even bother? Well, because life isn’t perfect, and most imperfect. But it is important to get going anyway. It is important to persist. I know as I keep doing it it helps me shape my thinking. Mostly I avoid accumulating ideas in my head....

April 26, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle