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Meetup wrap up: Product Roadmaps, what are they good for? at Product Talks

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 Michael Pearson, Director Product & e-commerce at […]

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Events Product design Research

Jobs to be Done Sydney #4 Interview workshop

Monday 23rd March was the fourth installment of the Sydney chapter of the Jobs to be Done meetup, and the first co-organised by me. That’s right, after so many years of attending meetups I’ve finally stepped up to help Christian keep the ball rolling. As always we were wonderfully and generously hosted by Brainmates who […]

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Two new categories announced for the 2015 Good Design Awards

The Good Design Awards have a new website and are open for submissions. Interestingly, there are two new categories recognising the expanding role and remit of design: Social Innovation and Business Model Design. The awards will tie in with the VIVID Festival later in the year so stay tuned for more announcements.

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Events Product design Research

Deconstructing a Jobs to be Done switch interview

Getting the participant to recall granular details is vital to a successful Jobs to be Done switch interview. Using a customer journey model as a tool during the interview can help track the story and get the interviewee to unwind to the very beginning.

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Events Product design Research

Jobs to be Done Sydney meet-up review

I’ve been meaning for the longest time to do some reading on Jobs to be Done framework, but like so many little jobs it had remain undone. Until Monday night that is when Christian Lafrance organised the first Sydney meet up at the Trinity Bar in Surry Hills. Christian has presented on Jobs to be […]

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Ethnography Inquiry Today

Speaker: George Marcus 25 March 2014 Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW Organised by UWS       I attended the George Marcus talk Ethnography Inquiry Today to learn what was happening in ethnography academic circles. As someone who practices design research/corporate ethnography I thought I might learn a thing or two so was surprised […]