Category: conference

Running an Innovation Center at a Fortune 500 Company

I recently spoke on how to run an innovation center within a large company at both the Lean Startup conference in SF and the Strategic Planning Innovation Summit in NYC. As part of the leadership team running the Comcast Silicon Valley Innovation Center,

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Should we take off our black turtlenecks and give up “ownership” of interaction design in order to take it mainstream?

Shailesh Shilwant and I submitted a discussion topic to the Interaction 2010 conference yesterday on a something that’s near and dear to our hearts: Product Discovery as a transparent and facilitated process. I encourage you to comment on our proposal

Reflections on Interaction08

Wow! What a terrific conference! I’m fired up about Interaction Design following the inaugural IxDA conference in Savannah, GA. As I reflect on the conference, here are the highlights for me: Bill Buxton [video, book] – We must embrace our

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SxSW 2008

I’m looking forward to attending next year’s SxSW and am impressed at all the panels that people have proposed. Below is one I’d like to moderate, provided I get selected. 🙂 Letting Community Content Shine Through How do you design

Event: CHI2007 Next Week

CHI is returning to San Jose for their 25th anniversary and I’ll be attending for the fourth time. While the conference at times is more academic than I would like there are always some good sessions. Here’s what I’m most

Welcome Sarah!

One of my favorite designers, Sarah Culberson, made her blogosphere debut today where she reflects on her experience at SxSW. Here are some excerpts I found interesting:  “It is better to be flamboyant failure than mediocre success.” Jeffrey Zeldman on