Interested in knowing more about tech user behaviour? We present you with news and insights from across India on how users are making decisions and adapting their preferences.
Restoftheworld.org shares how healthcare workers from 7 different countries use their phones. Ranging from increase in social media presence, worries about their battery’s performance while on duty calls, and reliance on e-commerce apps for purchases, the article describes in detail how COVID 19 has changed healthcare workers’ digital usage globally. (Source)
DesignUp, a community of Designers and Product creators, has launched the 2020-21 Deconstruct Study and they need your participation. It’s too crazy a year not to document and learn. Get your stories and voices heard, even if anonymously. Feel free to share with your designerly friends and community. Click here to begin! You can also download the 2019 DesignUp Deconstruct report here.
You: *manually saves again just in case*
— Microsoft (@Microsoft) October 2, 2020
Microsoft @Microsoft (Source)
After being briefly banned by Google Play Store, Paytm, an Indian fintech company launched its own “mini-app store” this week. This is a web-based service within the Paytm app which gives users an app-like experience without having to download more apps. Paytm also announced a Rs 10 crore investment for mini-app developers who want to build mini-apps on their platform. (Source)
Forbes presents 15 UI/UX trends from Forbes Technology Council members to watch out for in the tech industry for the post-COVID 19 era. Trends such as users preferring one-step action rather than multiple steps and forms, benefits of deeply understanding users, AI driving the UI, and conversational interface to enable contactless services may pique your interest. (Source)
Shreyas Doshi (Product Manager)
Shreyas Doshi works as Product Manager of Stripe. After graduating from the University of California, Irvine, Shreyas worked with Google and Twitter before joining Stripe. He shared a thread of 15 principles for product work on October 6, 2020. He states that a team’s creativity skyrockets once they understand users’ motivations through user research. (Source)
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