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 I’ll reflect on some of the challenges that designers face in while designing in new and complex environments, raise the awareness about how unprepared designers are if they are not able to understand and influence strategy, advocate for a new role called Design Strategist, and propose a minimum set of skills required for becoming a Design Strategist.
In this presentation, you will learn how to use The Six Thinking Hats framework to help facilitate Feedback / Brainstorming Sessions
This is the first of a series of videos I’ll be posting about my experience of sitting in the jury of the IxDA’s 2016 Interaction Awards, as well as to reflect on some of the categories winners. During the 2016 jury weekend gathering — which was hosted in November 2015 by SVA’s MFA in IxD program — myself and the other jurors sat down with the Interaction Awards co-chairs MJ Broadbent and Thomas Kueber and shared some insights and perspectives on the field of interaction design today […]
In this talk we will see examples of how empathy and awareness about cultural differences can help us communicate better at work and with friends and family.
In this talk at IxDA’s Interaction 14 South America, I explored the dynamics of distributed design teams, then I also framed some of the problems these teams face, and discussed some strategies to cope with these challenges […]
I’ll be both speaking and giving a workshop at IxDA’s Interaction 14 South America on the topic of working in Global Teams. I’d love to see you all there, and if there are any specific challenges of working in global teams you would like to hear me address, add them as a comment to this post below.
This is the 5th (fifth) lecture of the “Designing Interactions / Experiences” module I’m teaching at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, which I’m honored to give by invitation of Professor Philipp Heidkamp. In this lecture, we discuss the different design artifacts typically produced during the ideation stage […]
This is the 4th (fourth) lecture of the ‘Designing Interactions & Experiences’ module I’m teaching at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, which we discuss how to use different data visualization techniques to facilitate decision making […]