E95: What exactly UX/UI design is & why it’s big deal with Hipo Labs CEO, Taylan Pince

E95: What exactly UX/UI design is & why it’s big deal with Hipo Labs CEO, Taylan Pince

Taylan Pince is the CEO & Founder of Hipo, a product studio that has helped launch businesses in a myriad of industries, including healthcare, finance, smart home, education, and natural sciences. For the past two decades, Taylan has focused on developing tech products that improve lives and change industries. His expertise in product design and development, as well as mobile, web and emerging technologies, have contributed to the success of more than 100 companies worth over $10B collectively.

Episode Overview:

UX/UI design is really like a secret sauce for a company to really shine brighter than the rest.

This episode is for those that want to understand how UX/UI can really benefit their business to make them more innovative. In fact, UX/UI design philosophy is something that everyone should adapt. We should really look to understand the experience from a consumer perspective and design that intentional experience with that in mind.

UX Design refers to the term User Experience Design, while UI Design stands for User Interface Design. Both elements are crucial to a product and work closely together. But despite their professional relationship, the roles themselves are quite different, referring to very different parts of the process and the design discipline. Process design teams use to create products that provide meaningful and relevant experiences to users. This involves the design of the entire process of acquiring and integrating the product, including aspects of branding, design, usability and function

 

In this episode we discuss:

  • What exactly UX/UI design is & why it’s big deal
  • How Hipo is built on a philosophy of Empathy
  • The power of a discovery sprint
  • How tech is not a disruptor
  • The fastest growing segments looking to adapt UX design
  • And so much more

 

About Hipo UX:

Hipo is a product development company that works with startups and enterprises across the world to bring novel ideas to market. At Hipo, they specialize in providing their clients with two critical things: flexibility and quality. They can build maintainable and scalable product solutions very quickly and efficiently, so their clients can focus on growth and sales.

 

Resources Mentioned:

Roncesvalles, Toronto

Book: Radicalized by Cory Doctoro

Book: New York 2141 by Kim Stanley Robinson

 

Connect with Taylan:

HipoLabs.com | Facebook | Twitter: @taylanpince and @hipolabs | LinkedIn: Taylan Prince and Hipo | Instagram

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E93: Supercharge your store with an augmented reality storefront using Jason Muloongo’s – Hey Taylor

E93: Supercharge your store with an augmented reality storefront using Jason Muloongo’s – Hey Taylor

From building planes for Airbus, to creating Augmented Reality products for online shopping, Jason have always worked to make consumer experiences better at scale. He is from South Africa but now live in Toronto. Jason enjoy drone photography, and pick up hockey and classical music concerts.

Episode Overview:

 

This episode is really special and it is for those that are going in a direction that may not have legs. Your spidey senses maybe telling you that!    

Jason and I chat about the importance of pivoting. Jason is such a down to earth and humble person. He really truly gives back and wants people to learn, as he learns and grows. Jason is a serial entrepreneur and knows how to make magic happen. I think one of his superpowers is the ability to listen and deeply hear what the other person is saying.

In this episode, we chat about:

  • The pivot and shift to HeyTaylor
  • The power of designing solutions with the client
  • How to land important meetings, when you don’t have the initial contacts
  • A hidden gem of a resource within the government
  • Where he got the inspiration for the company name…it’s not what you think!
  • And so much more

 

About Hey Taylor:

 

Hey Taylor is a company that focuses on strengthening relationships between retail stores and customers online. They create ecommerce merchant products in Augmented Reality for shoppers to try before they buy while they shop online. They help increase sales and reduce returns.

The team at Hey Taylor primarily develop tools for the homegrown Shopify platform and it's merchants and also work with a lot of local Toronto based customers. They use the diversity of the city to get input into how to improve their experience as Canadians are quite thoughtful when it comes to creating respectful and friendly relationships.

 

Connect with Jason:

HeyTaylor.com | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn

 

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E92: Innovate and drive different evolution of how to shop for your money with Jay Dilley, CEO of Ratebroker

E92: Innovate and drive different evolution of how to shop for your money with Jay Dilley, CEO of Ratebroker

Jay Dilley is a Fintech Entrepreneur and CEO of Ratebroker, an innovative financial services marketplace that acts as a champion for the consumer. He believes in financial inclusion, is passionate about fundamentally improving people's lives through technology. An experienced executive, Jay has held President and VP roles in tech and commercial aviation. He has been recognized as a top 40 under 40 recipient, and for his championing of women in leadership. He holds an HBComm in Finance and Economics, a MSc. Mgt, is a CFA charterholder and is a member of YPO.

We have too many Canadians that are excluded from the financial system, approximately 1M in 2015 were unbanked and 5M were underbanked.

Episode Overview:

 

Episode 92, we chat with THE Jay Dilley, who is truly a change maker and driving a different evolution of how to shop for your money! This episode is for anyone that wants to have more options in Finances/Insurance/Mortgages and so on… which means, this episode is for EVERYONE!

He provides such PURE GOLD information and here are the topics that we chat about:

  • How Ratebroker is the Tinder for Financial Services
  • Difference between Rate Comparison tool and RateBroker. It’s about your data privacy
  • Getting vendors to BID for our business
  • How many people are Unbanked and Underbanked In Canada. Totally surprised me, as we are not a third world country
  • Tips for challenging the Status Quo, GDP and it’s not what you think it is!

He’s brilliant, insightful and everyone should be using RateBroker. I love having options.

 

About Ratebroker:

 

At Rate Broker we think finding the best rates should be easy. They put you in the driver's seat we get company's to fight for your business! RateBroker has been setup to get you the consumer the best deals possible on Mortgage Rates,Home , Car and life, health insurance's. Ratebroker is one of the fastest's growing company's in New Zealand in 2016!

 

Resource Mentioned:

GDP Social Media Metric

 

Connect with Jay:

Ratebroker.ca | LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter

 

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