In this post we talk about how designers and strategists can respond, prod, encourage, guide, coach and teach as they guide individuals and groups to make good decisions that are critical in the business.
In this post, I’ll talk about strategy and the importance of vision, especially while creating shared understanding around product vision.
In this post, I’ll make the case for the need of incorporating storytelling in your facilitation toolset for better idea generation, discussing design, and creating shared understanding.
In this post, we will deep dive on art of asking questions to ensure teams are making good decisions and paddling on the same direction […]
In this post, I’ll talk about some of the visual thinking techniques that can be drawn from design thinking, data analytics, system thinking, game storming, and lean start-up.
In this post, I’ll argue for the Need of Facilitation in the sense that designers must become skilled facilitators that respond, prod, encourage, guide, coach and teach as they guide individuals and groups to make decisions that are critical in the business world though effective processes.
In order to influence the decisions that drive design forward, Strategy and Stakeholder Management become inseparable. In this article, I will talk about the importance of understanding and identifying Cultural, Social, Political dynamics of working with teams and stakeholders, master collaboration, and have a good grasp of what it takes to become a Trusted Advisor.
Is your team on the same page when it comes to design strategy? Is there a greater alignment with what your design team wants to achieve with the business it represents? In this presentation “Helping teams paddle in the same direction through Design Strategy”, I talked about some key questions you should ask your team to help you challenge the notion of being aligned on a proper design direction.
In this chat on Clubhouse, Jonathan Sun and I talked about The Importance of Vision for Product Design, and discussed how to facilitate discussions around creating experience Vision.
Myself and Luis Medeiros moderated a discussion on Clubhouse around the topic of Problem Framing and Reframing, with useful tips on how to write better problem statements, and how to ensure you’re solving the right problems.