3 tips for innovation
by Selena Kearney on 18 Oct, 2016 - 2 comments
It is possible to start practicing in small ways, on a single project or within a team, which can gain traction and start to build up a culture of innovation in your broader organisation. Here’s some simple ideas to help you start growing a culture of innovation.
LEGO ® Serious Play ®; applying play to user experience design (UX)
by Chris Gray on 23 Jan, 2017 - 2 comments
LEGO Serious Play is a technique that supports deep exploration of concepts, ideas and opportunities to solve problems; we have been using it within UCD
5 steps to running a successful design sprint
by Chris Gray on 25 Aug, 2016 - 0 comments
by At UX Australia 2016 Chris presented 5 Steps to running a successful design sprint. Here you will find a handy checklist, which asks, “Should we run a Design Sprint”. This is a quick checklist to help discover if a design sprint is the right approach to solve your business problem. Run through with your […]
6 Benefits of UX Design
by Chris Gray on 07 Jul, 2016 - 4 comments
by If you’re a tech start up, or owner of a product and someone mentions to you that you need to be doing UX, you might ask ‘why?’ Is it just something else to be spending budget on with little ROI? What are the benefits of UX Design? Or maybe you know the benefits but […]
Strategic research within Agile environments, is it possible?
by Chris Gray on 14 Apr, 2016 - 0 comments
Strategic research within Agile environments can be challenging. There needs to be a focus on tactical research while considering more strategic needs.
4 lessons from Elon Musk for designing better products
by Chris Gray on 12 Feb, 2016 - 2 comments
Over the summer I read Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping Our Future by Ashlee Vance. It’s a fascinating read about man who is changing our world. There is much we can all learn from his success with Tesla, PayPal (& X.com) and SpaceX . Below are 4 product lessons which can applied to designing better products.