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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

The Need for Quantifying and Qualifying Strategy

In this post, I talk about the need of quantifying and qualifying strategy while making a case for a set of tools that helps teams find objective ways to value design solutions to justify the product experience investments in that bring us ever closer to our vision and goals.

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Design Software

Watch “How to Break Free of the Feature Factory” with John Cutler

John Cutler looks at 12 Signs You Are Working in a Feature Factory, talks about some hard conversations to be had, and how psychological safety is a prerequisite to escaping the build trap.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

The Skills of a Strategist

If designers want to influence and translate strategy in ways that drive their user experience vision forward, they must become both business-savvy analysts and synthesizers. What are the skills of a strategist designers need to become both business-savvy analysts and synthesisers?

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Readings

Watch “20 Years of Product Management in 25 Minutes” with Dave Wascha

In this entertaining talk at Mind the Product, Dave Wascha distills 20 Years of Product Management in 25 Minutes, and then think about your own lessons and what you think is key to great product management.

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Design

Watch “The Five Dysfunctions of Democratising Research” with Leisa Reichelt

So, you want to scale research in your organisation? In this talk at IxDA’s Interaction’20, Leisa discusses how the 5 dysfunctions of democratising research come into being, what risks they pose and what we can do to overcome them.

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Innovation

Watch “Putting Jobs-To-Be-Done to Work” with Jim Kalbach

Although the Jobs-To-Be-Done framework provides a rich theory for understanding customers, there is little practical guidance on how to use the approach. In this talk at IxDA’s ISA16, Jim Kalbach highlights concrete ways to apply the Jobs-To-Be-Done in your work.

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Design

Watch “How can we Build Human-Centred Products” by Kim Goodwin

In this talk at Mind the Product, Kim Goodwin urges us to Build Human-Centred Products and not be data centered