David Bland shows how to use Assumptions Mapping to help teams refocus their experimentation efforts on what matters, instead of being distracted by what’s easy.
In this post, I’ll talk about how designers can step up to the plate and become skilled facilitators that help teams create choices.
In this post we talk about how designers and strategists can respond, prod, encourage, guide, coach and teach as they guide individuals and groups to make good decisions that are critical in the business.
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 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, we will deep dive on art of asking questions to ensure teams are making good decisions and paddling on the same direction […]
In this post, I’ll talk about some of the visual thinking techniques that can be drawn from design thinking, data analytics, system thinking, game storming, and lean start-up.
I’ll argue for the Need for Facilitation as strategists guide individuals and groups to make business decisions though effective facilitation processes.
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?
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.