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Watch John Cutler’s “We all agreed to this! Why didn’t it happen?” talk

John Cutler takes a deep dive into the dynamics of an all-too-familiar situation…. decision drift!

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops User Experience

Strategy, Feedback and Design Reviews

Influencing larger decisions that shape strategy starts with facilitating the smallest decisions, including how to incorporate feedback into designs.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops User Experience

Bringing Business Impact and User Needs together with Jobs to be Done (JTBD)

Learn how Jobs to be Done (JTBD) work as an “exchange” currency between designers, business stakeholders and technology people.

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Design Strategy Project Management Talks & Workshops

Strategy, Planning and Project Management

There are some Project Management skills that will prove invaluable for the effectiveness of design strategists.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Strategy and Testing Business Ideas

Testing Business Ideas throughly, regardless of how great they may seem in theory, is a way to mitigate risks of your viability hypothesis being wrong.

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Design Strategy Project Management Talks & Workshops

Strategy, Pivot and Risk Mitigation

In this post, I’ll talk about how can we facilitate pivot and risk mitigation discussions while pursuing ideas and/or approaches, what methods, tools or techniques are available for pivot and risk mitigation, and what signals we need capture in order to know if we should Persevere, Pivot or Stop.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Facilitating Investment Discussions in Strategy

Let’s talk about how to help teams with facilitating investment discussions by finding ways to reduce subjectivity when debating the value ideas.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

The Need for Quantifying and Qualifying Strategy

Learn about quantifying and qualifying strategy as we make a case for a set of tools that helps teams find objective ways to value design.

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Design Strategy Project Management Talks & Workshops

Strategy and Prioritisation

In this post, we will talk about how to prioritisation can help us focus on what is important, steering us ever closer to our vision and goals.

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Information Design Talks & Workshops User Experience

Designing Interactions / Experiences: Information Design & Interpretation

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 […]