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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 An Ecosystem of Connected Devices

    1. The Concept of an Ecosystem

    2. The 3Cs Framework: Consistent, Continuous, and Complementary

    3. Single-Device Design Is History (Don’t I Know It!)

    4. It’s an Ecosystem!

    5. Summary

  2. Chapter 2 The Consistent Design Approach

    1. What Is Consistent Design?

    2. Consistency in Minimalist Interfaces: Google Search

    3. Progressive Disclosure in Consistent Design: Trulia

    4. Beyond Device Accessibility: Hulu Plus

    5. Devices Are the Means, Not the End

    6. Summary

  3. Chapter 3 The Continuous Design Approach

    1. What Is Continuous Design?

    2. Single Activity Flow

    3. Sequenced Activities Flow

    4. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 The Complementary Design Approach

    1. What Is Complementary Design?

    2. Collaboration: Must-Have

    3. Collaboration: Nice to Have

    4. Control: Nice to Have

    5. Fascinating Use Cases: What Do They Mean for My Work?

    6. Summary

    7. A Summary of the 3Cs

  5. Chapter 5 Integrated Design Approaches

    1. 3Cs as Building Blocks

    2. Integrated Approaches: Another Look at Our Examples

    3. Integrated Approaches: A Fresh Look at New Examples

    4. Summary

  6. Chapter 6 Beyond the Core Devices

    1. The Internet of Things

    2. Is the Internet of Things Already Here?

    3. Expanding the 3Cs

    4. Summary

  7. Chapter 7 Multi-Device Analytics

    1. User Data Is User Feedback

    2. Multi-Device Analytics

    3. Additional Analytics Considerations

    4. Summary

  8. Chapter 8 Transforming Challenges

    1. Ecosystem Design and Development Challenges

    2. Ecosystems Don’t Happen Overnight

    3. Ecosystem Adoption Challenges

    4. One Ecosystem Heart

    5. A New, Disrupted (Human) World

    6. Summary

  1. Appendix Companies, Products, and Links

  2. Appendix About the Author

  3. Appendix Colophon