Adam Connor's work focuses on helping teams and organisations strengthen and grow their human-centered design and innovation capabilities. As a design leader, Adam's work blends systems thinking, HCD, anthropology, and organisational behaviour to foster more collaborative, creative and customer-centric organisations. He has coached and trained teams across the world and from industry leading organisations such as Google, Disney, Fidelity, and Twitter. In 2015 he and co-author Aaron Irizarry released Discussing Design: Improving Communication & Collaboration Through Critique with O’Reilly Publishing. His thoughts on collaboration and design can be found at adamconnor.com and discussingdesign.com
Talk - October 2nd
Collaboration requires us to share our work; to communicate our ideas with one another and to collect other’s thoughts to know whether the designs we’re producing are meeting the objectives of the project. But often we wrestle with collecting this feedback. We get comments that are less than helpful because they seem irrelevant, unclear, or mired in personal preferences and agendas...