Feb 10 was a joint meet-up between Sydney Content Strategy and the Design Systems meetups. The speakers were:
“I think design thinking and agile which are big trends in business today are a reflection of the fact that if you are building anything without customer feedback today you are deluded”
Problem framing before problem finding — Why Cynefin is useful when deciding when to follow Design Thinking and when not to
Design Thinking, like any methodology, can be quite prescriptive when followed from start to finish. Broadly speaking there is
I’ve not yet been responsible for a roadmap but I have certainly fed information into them, so I was very keen to check out yesterday’s meetup and hear from a panel who disagreed and agreed on the merit and use or uselessness of product roadmaps. The panellists were
It’s been a few years since my last webDU so this year’s conference was a reunion of sorts with familiar faces, friends and dear old colleagues. I should point out that as a daemonite alumni I was a guest, so yes I am biased and I do think this conference is awesome. The staging was great, the food better and the speakers stellar. Did I mention there was ice-cream?
Matt Hogdson, awsome conference speaker, and writer of things IA and UX, and agile posted a blog about UCD. Intrigued I asked a question in the comments, and got a whole blog post as a response on getting stakeholders and users together in a workshop for co-design magic! Wow!
A few years ago I read an article in My Career about whether your job has a personality. It goes on about introverts and extroverts but it struck a chord with me at the time. I remember my good friend Tamara Graham telling me why she left her established career in teaching. It was during an overseas holiday, where she was outdoors all day, taking snaps that she decided that she hated being inside, staring at the same walls and what she really wanted to do was travel around and take photos.
I have been to 4 webDU conferences and this was the first year that I was not on the Daemon organising team. It felt strange to not have to do anything but enjoy myself, and that I did.