Managing by Outcomes with Jobs to be Done (JTBD) can help facilitate two-way negotiations that allow for team autonomy and ownership.
Influencing larger decisions that shape strategy starts with facilitating the smallest decisions, including how to incorporate feedback into designs.
There are some Project Management skills that will prove invaluable for the effectiveness of design strategists.
In this 7-minute video, John explains why limiting work in progress can increase flow and value in product development.
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.
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.
Let’s raise awareness about how unprepared designers are 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.
The world is changing rapidly – how to stay ahead in this changing and unstable environment? How do we see the everyday of tomorrow? How do we translate futures visions to business decisions?
The craft of interaction design is entering a new golden age where we instead of pixels look into things such into futures, strategy, organisations and capability development. This new age requires new tools and approaches, and paradoxically, letting go and embracing complexity.