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Book report: What we’re reading, Fall 2018

Books and reading are important to us at HWC, and we’re always swapping book recommendations with each other. Here’s what we’re reading.
Jon Darby Jon Darby
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So, can an emoji save lives, in like…30 seconds?

The journey to effective communication is a lot like the path to solving a riddle. The answers we seek are often hidden in plain...
Amber McIntyre Amber McIntyre
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Pursuing good design for the government

When most people think about design, they think about the kind of work that elevates a sleek ad campaign. Good design in government is...
Christina Wagner Christina Wagner
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Those statistics are lying to you (maybe)

Learn to identify and avoid these six forms of misleading statistics to reveal the truth behind the data.
Roberto Carozza Roberto Carozza
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Big Data, Little Lies

When working with data it’s prudent to approach with some skepticism. Asking questions helps you identify cognitive biases that may affect the data or...
Parul Agarwal Parul Agarwal
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Design thinking in Emergency Management

Professionalization and standardization define the emergency management industry. Design thinking can add creativity and innovation into the mix.
Adam Tager Adam Tager
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