All Posts under Category: Announcements
April 25, 2013 Author: Admin
Sylver’s founder and president, Brianna Sylver, announced today that she, along with Mozilla’s user experience research lead, Cori Schauer, will be speaking at Northwestern University on May 7, 2013. In their one hour talk, Sylver and Schauer will dive into their topic, “Designing for the Next 2 Billion Users: Firefox OS Focuses on Emerging Markets” [...]
February 22, 2013 Author: Admin
Sylver Consulting, the international innovation research and strategy firm, will be in good company on the first Saturday in March, as it convenes with industry leaders and entrepreneurs interested in the evolving business landscape in Latin America. Sylver’s founder and president, Brianna Sylver, announced today that the company’s vice president, Adriano Braun Galvao, will be moderating [...]
December 18, 2012 Author: Brianna
As we sit in our new — and rockin’ — workshop space, the entire team is amazed how quickly 2012 has passed. We started the year with some ambitious goals, in hopes of continuing to build the momentum we had created in 2011. We’re thrilled to report that we met all goals for 2012 and [...]
October 17, 2012 Author: Admin
In Part 2 of Mozilla’s series on Brazil, the UX team discusses how the Brazilian C-Class’ views on money have impacted their product strategy. Prior to fieldwork, a fair amount of secondary research was done. It became apparent quite quickly that Americans and Brazilians relate to money and think about purchasing differently. Digging deeper to [...]
October 9, 2012 Author: Admin
Sylver Consulting recently partnered up with the User Experience Research team of Mozilla to study how the middle class of Brazil thinks about their phones and its uses and how Mozilla could best design the user experience for Firefox OS. Mozilla is documenting the process on their blog in a five part series with the [...]
October 8, 2012 Author: Admin
Before the data can be analyzed, the research has to be done and choosing the right method is critical to the process, especially when it comes to product development. Sylver’s president, Brianna Sylver, will be teaching a course later this month at IIT Institute of Design to help students better understand and plan research in a methodical and purposeful way. The class will be a studio course and highly interactive and will use both theory and examples to meet…
December 21, 2011 Author: sylver
It’s that time of year when we’re all frantically rushing to get everything done. Like many of you, amidst the holiday frenzy, we’re also planning for the new year. But, before we look forward to 2012, let’s take a look at a few things we hoped to achieve in 2011 and how we did: 1. [...]
December 3, 2010 Author: Adriano
In the post entitled “The Accidental Entrepreneur” Brianna shared her advice and experience as an entrepreneur who followed her passion and broke out on her own. You can read Brianna’s tips here.
October 21, 2010 Author: Adriano
Brianna was featured in the October issue of the National Federation of Independent Business magazine (NFIB) . The article shares advice from business owners who opted for more comprehensive tools to manage their customer information other than Excel.
October 14, 2010 Author: Adriano
Starting October 19 continuing through December 07, Brianna will be teaching a class on user research at the IIT Institute of Design. The class “Research Methods for Product Development” is part of the Institute of Design’s graduate program. In this class, students learn how to do research planning in a methodical way.