The self sovereignty of the user’s voice should become a compass to providers.

 In a user centric world, while the digital “e” is already naturally taken for granted, the shift to the user centered  “I” is reshaping relations and the power balance between users and providers. From building product identities, such as Ap…

Open Data Partnership

When the government threatened to regulate an industry that has for some time been playing fast and loose with people’s personal data, the industry proposed to open their databases–at least a little. The Open Data Partnership is claimed to be a “…

Mining the new Gold

The Wall Street Journal has been running a fantastic set of articles called What They Know. Today’s (15th in their series) is called TV’s Next Wave: Tuning In to You. This article states that:
Data-gathering firms and technology companies are aggre…

User centered and icentered – different lenses for user centricity.

User centricity is a universal approach that takes a holistic systemic view of  the place of the individual in it. As the web’s ubiquity becomes a given and an increasingly growing part of our interactions is web based, the issue of user centricity …