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Transformation By Design on Thursday, January 20th

Many of us are familiar with the “big ideas” of design and innovation in organizations: collaboration, co-creation, empathy, iteration. But bringing these ideas into our organizations and infusing them in ways that are sustainable, repeatable and scalable can be a challenge.
The successes and struggles we encounter in these efforts are often attributed to the same thing: culture.
So how might we better understand organizational culture in order to find the approaches that work best for us? In this talk we’ll examine how we can leverage the lenses of organizational design and behavior change to develop strategies that enable meaningful change in our organizations and the growth and adoption of human-centered practices.
  • Date: Thursday January 20th
  • Time: 5:00pm EST

Meet the Presenter

Adam Connor

Adam’s work focuses on helping teams and organizations strengthen and grow their human-centered design and innovation capabilities. As a design leader, Adam’s work blends systems thinking, HCD, anthropology, and organizational behavior to foster more collaborative, creative and customer-centric organizations.
He has coached and trained teams across the world and from industry leading organizations such as Google, Disney, Fidelity, and Twitter. In 2015 he and co-author Aaron Irizarry released Discussing Design: Improving Communication & Collaboration Through Critiquewith O’Reilly Publishing. His thoughts on collaboration and design can be found at adamconnor.com and discussingdesign.com

Recognize exclusion, design for inclusion

What unnecessary barriers do you (inadvertently) create, and who do they exclude? Bryce will take you through the Microsoft Inclusive Design principles and how they were used to create the Xbox Adaptive controller and then give you some tips on how you can remove unnecessary friction from your experiences. Before designing the Xbox Adaptive Controller the team needed to recognize the barriers that traditional controllers create for people with limited mobility.

  • Date: Thursday February 2
  • Time: 5:00pm EST

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Meet the presenter

Bryce Johnson

Bryce is a User Researcher for Microsoft Devices where he is devoted to ensuring Microsoft products are accessible. Bryce initiated and designed the first Inclusive Tech Lab at Microsoft, which has now hosted over eight thousand visitors; it is a facility where people can explore how people with disabilities interact with Microsoft products and services. He strives to design systems of accessibility enhancement, like the Surface Adaptive Kit, across our devices. Bryce is one of the inventors of the Xbox Adaptive Controller ever since he was a lead on its project at the 2016 Microsoft One Week Hackathon.

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