Links We Love Friday (W31 Y16)

Just the links please!!

5. august 2016

Benedict Evans
Platform wars: the final score
The platform wars and over and Apple and Google both won. So, what’s the score, how many smartphones and tablet are out there, and what should we think about next?

The Verge
How Samsung plans its phones
Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge aren’t just the company’s best-ever phones — they’re also the phones that have turned around the fortunes of its mobile division after two years of slipping profits

gsma.com
The Mobile Economy – Africa 2016
The mobile industry in Africa continues to deliver the required connectivity that enables access to a wide range of services addressing various social and economic issues. But with more than half of the population yet to subscribe to a mobile service, the challenge for Africa is to overcome the barriers to connecting the unconnected and unlock the economic potential of increased connectivity.

gds.blog.gov.uk
Taking service design to Parliament
We spoke recently at a roundtable in Parliament, organised by the All Parliamentary Group for Design and Innovation (APDIG). At the session, ‘Designing the next generation of government services

YouTube Google for Entrepreneurs
Lean Startup Meets Design Thinking
Google for Entrepreneurs teamed up with Virgin Unite to host a not-to-miss conversation featuring 3 extraordinary leaders in business and product design. Moderated by Kaili Emmrich of Google for Entrepreneurs, the Hangout featured Eric Ries (The Lean Startup), Tim Brown, (CEO of IDEO), and Google Ventures Design Partner Jake Knapp.

nearForm
How Paypal is being revolutionized by Node.js & Lean UX
We had the pleasure of hearing Bill Scott from PayPal talk about the revolution that is happening there through the use of Node.js and Lean-UX practices.

netobjectives.com
Bibliography | Net Objectives
A recommended reading list on all things agile and lean, organized by topic.

dtelepathy.com
Q&A with Jeff Gothelf on Lean UX
great insights and thoughts on the industry and Lean UX from Jeff Gothelf’s

Vimeo Robin Zander
Responsive Org: The Future of Work
the 1st annual Responsive.org Conference: The Future of Work. Great video.