Infection, Dissection, and Mutation: Bringing Design Thinking to Agile Devleopment

cathiet
2008
Event date: 
August 16, 2012 - 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Space at the Steps
1301 First Avenue, Level A
Seattle
United States
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Event description: 

** Time posted above may be appear incorrectly. Real time: Doors open at 6:30, presentation begins at 7:00 *

Join us for a presentation with Donald DeSantis, User Experience Designer at LIFFFT.

ABSTRACT

How do brands bring design thinking into the fast-paced, documentation eschewing, whipsaw world of agile? Brands must move quickly to compete with small startups. But speed and agility often feel at odds with design and true innovation. This talk outlines three approaches - infection, dissection, and mutation - that designers can use to turn speed-centric agile teams into innovative, design-centric organizations.

 This is an event you don't want to miss.

MEET DONALD

Donald is a user experience designer and partner at LIFFFT, a company that brings the speed and innovation of startups to major brands. An occasional writer and speaker, Donald has been featured in GeekWire, GigaOm, and The New York Times.

GETTING THERE

Space at the Steps, located at 1st Ave & University St, is a community space at GGLO. Head half way down the Harbor Steps and look for an entrance on your right. A sign will be posted directing you to the event.

COMMON QUESTIONS

  • The event is open to anyone so please feel free to bring a friend or two or three!
  • There is never a charge to attend and RSVP is appreciated but not required.
  • If you have trouble finding us, call or text Cathie at 312.835.3211.

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