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Design Readings Software

R.I.P. Internet Explorer

Microsoft will be disabling Internet Explorer. The news inspired jokes, memes and even some fond memories.

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Information Technology Trend Watching

Learn how SAP helped Coldplay’s Eco-Friendly Tour offset Carbon Footprint

This year, Coldplay is uniting with SAP for an eco-friendly carbon-offsetting Music Of The Spheres World Tour

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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 Innovation Readings

Listen to Josh Seiden’s “Outcomes Over Outputs” talk

Joshua Seiden recently talked on the Product Experience Podcast, where we find out how to simplify the development process by focusing on getting the outcomes we want.

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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

In this post, I’ll focus on how to help teams with facilitating investment discussions by finding ways to remove (or at least reduce) subjectivity when we compare, contrast, or debate the value ideas, approaches, solutions to justify the investment on them.

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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 Talks & Workshops User Experience

Strategy and the Importance of Vision

Let’s talk about the importance of vision for creating shared understanding around why are we bringing a product to market in the first place.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops User Experience

Storytelling for Facilitation and Discussing Design

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.