Gentle Primer For Setting Up Flutter on OS X

Why is computational design important? It lets you proceduralize and automate what can be a tedious task to repeat over and over — and it doesn’t mean you have to code. If you can think computationally, that’s where you want to start. You need to know how to speak machine at least a little, or as I like to say “un poco,” to get a feel for what the 4th industrial revolution is all about.

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World Industries Decoder Ring During The Fourth (4th) Industrial Revolution

At Publicis Sapient we cover a variety of industry areas that include the public sector — they’re all being impacted by the Fourth (4th) Industrial Revolution, which should be no surprise when we look back in history. To get started with a view of the universe we cover, here’s a decoder ring to get started. To start off, the various industries (and subcomponents of each industry) are in various states of “gone digital.” We”ll get a bit nerdy by using the Kardashev scale model for civilizations in relation to the Internet. Then, that scale model will be used for the industries with links that point to where one can learn more.

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Hello. (World)

At Publicis Sapient we have been helping businesses to become digitally enabled for almost thirty years. While primarily a technology company, we’ve also believed profoundly in the power of human creativity since our inception in the 90s when we merged with Studio Archetype — founded by Apple creative legend Clement Mok. So our culture of at-scale engineering intertwined with human artistry is deeply embedded in our company’s DNA. And we’ve been lucky to bring our uniquely blended technology and creative strengths to accelerate the digital business transformation goals as the consultancy and implementation partner of choice for some of the largest “established” companies in the world.

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LEAD: Towards a New Industry Standard for Computational Experience

At the Forrester CX Forum I had the opportunity to share what we’ve been cooking over here at Publicis Sapient. It’s called LEAD: Light, Ethical, Accessible, Dataful. We’re delighted to see how it’s being adopted internally, so we thought to share it with the general CX community in true open-source format. Watch to learn more about the four ingredients to a modern, computational experience.

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Designer Fund’s 20 Business Impact Levers

Jared Spool has a popular list of 5 things that execs care about. They are:

  • ↑ REVENUE: Increasing revenues
  • ↓ COSTS: Decreasing costs
  • ↑ NEW: Increasing new business/marketshare
  • ↑ EXISTING: Increasing revenue from existing customers
  • ↑ VALUE: Increasing shareholder value
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The Iceberg Canvas

Originally on Medium by Will and Kar


The Iceberg Canvas is a conscious design framework for re-evaluating value propositions. It departs from standard applications of design thinking in that it takes into consideration ‘below the iceberg’ ramifications – i.e. the forces at play below the polished surface of the products and services we use and experience today. These include invisible or unseen factors, unintended consequences and the STEEP analysis. By assessing broader societal, environmental and political ramifications, below the iceberg helps shift our predilection for digital copycats and short-termism to design more consciously for future generations to come.

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Not all AI is created equal

Rashed Haq is the global head of Artificial Intelligence and Data Engineering at Publicis Sapient. He is known for helping global companies transform their businesses and create competitive advantage by defining AI strategies, and developing and deploying AI solutions at scale.

recent Gartner survey revealed that six in ten organizations (59 per cent) have already deployed artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) systems. Within this group, companies have an average of four projects in place and investments are expected to double within the next year. The implications are significant, as the survey speaks to the growing popularity of this technology across industries, its widespread application within the business and even its acceptance among consumers.

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