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Design Thinking, Lean and Agile Better Defining Customer Problems and Solutions

Posted in Agile, Customer Experience, Design Thinking, and Experience Design

In today’s experience economy, successful companies don’t stand out because of their efficient production or their better engineering. It is their dedication to understanding their…

Five Tips for Non Directed Interview

Posted in Customer Experience, Customer Insights, Design Thinking, and Experience Design

Interviews are one of the basic methods of requirements gathering, usability testing, and task analysis. In order to remove our personal biases, expectations and opinions…

2017 Designer to Developer Ratios Trends

Posted in Customer Experience, Design Thinking, Experience Design, and Technology

One of the questions that I get all the time is “What is the best Designer to Developer ratio?” As you can imagine, this can…

Better Decisions with Design Thinking

Posted in Design Thinking

We are constantly making decisions. Some are small and some are big like “should I have the oatmeal or the eggs?” or “How are we…

Human-Centered Design, Design Thinking and Design Making

Posted in Design Thinking, Experience Design, Innovation, and Uncategorized

Human-Centered Design (HCD), as the name implies, is designing solutions around people. HCD involves the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process by…

Before You Write Your Requirements, Create a Prototype

Posted in Agile, Design Thinking, Experience Design, and Technology

Prototype your ideas before you develop them. Use prototypes to solicit feedbacks from subject matter experts to ensure you are solving the right problem, to…

Product Management and Design Working Together

Posted in Design, Design Thinking, and Product

The best product development experiences I have had have been when the Product, Design and Development work together. One experience that comes to mind, is…

Where do your best ideas come from? How do you choose ideas to pursue?

Posted in Design, Design Thinking, and Experience Design

  Last week was the 5th annual San Diego Startup Week. I had the honor of speaking on UX and Agile at Moniker Warehouse and…

Data Science Meets Design Thinking

Posted in Data Science, Data Visualization, and Design Thinking

In the O’Reilly article, Design thinking and data science: Solving problems with data necessitates a diversity of thought, Dean Malmgren from Datascope and Jon Wettersten from IDEO…

UserZoom Sponsors UX Boot Camps

Posted in Agile, Design Thinking, and Experience Design

While helping BD Medical Technology redesign their intranet, I got the distinct honor and pleasure of working with the Nielsen Norman Group. NN/g conducted card…

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