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SETI #18: Microsoft and Figma Innovations, Pokémania

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Posted by Jennifer McCormack on March 25, 2021

SETI #18: Microsoft and Figma Innovations, Pokémania

Last month we looked at Google’s Core Web Vitals, Facebook vs Google and the Mars Exploration program. This month Arekibians have been getting inspired by great speeches most people have never heard, learning about how and why Pokemon conquered the world, and keeping up with the latest innovations from Figma, Microsoft, Gartner, Sitefinity, Sitecore and Kentico.

  1. Business: No BS formula to building a cult brand

Learn about the creation of Patagonia, how one innovator gives outdoor apparel new meaning, and how reduce-reuse-recycle gets incorporated into brand’s ideology.

  1. Inspiration: Great speeches most people have never heard

Have you ever wondered what other great talks and speeches are out there that I've never heard? James Clear created a unique collection of famous speeches to get you inspired.

  1. Entertainment: Explore live radio by rotating the globe

Feel more united with your friends around the globe by listening to their local radio stations worldwide.

  1. Art: Banksy work physically burned and digitized as NFT in Art-World First

A group of crypto artists bought the Banksy piece "Morons" and burned it before issuing an NFT. It's an artistic statement, or something.

  1. Technology: Best digital experience platform software

Compare and evaluate Digital Experience Platforms vendors using the most in-depth and unbiased analyst reports available. Download free comprehensive 40+ page reports to select the best Digital Experience Platforms Software software for your organization.

  1. Cloud: Learn more about the latest Microsoft Azure innovations

Take a look at Microsoft Azure datacenters, the intelligent infrastructure, and how they are applying machine learning for artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) across different services.

  1. Design: Pokémon at 25. How 151 fictional species took over the world

By 1999, the game had launched in multiple Western markets, later becoming one of the most successful franchises of all time. Learn how and why "Pokémania" has swept the world.

  1. UX: Coffee with Charlie concept

Figma presents a new YouTube series featuring leaders in design systems. Their host Charli Marie delves into minds of the world’s best system thinkers and creators.

  1. Marketing: When everyone is responsible, nobody is

Marketing leaders don’t have visibility into their team’s work and can’t easily prioritize or align the work to business goals. And they complain their teams focus mainly on execution. This is one of the biggest impediments to create true value for the business, Gartner explains.

  1. Become the change maker: Design on the frontline

Design on the frontline is an open call to the design & innovation community for ideas to some of our most pressing challenges. Do you have an idea? Submit today.

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About the Author

Jennifer McCormack
Jennifer McCormack

Jennie is a Marketing Executive at Arekibo. She has an interest in social media, analytics and keeping up to date on the latest technology.