January 1/2013 Jeff Parks
In a world of such great uncertainty, why is not the evolution of our own thinking and the ideation of how we share ideas the highest of priorities? And by this I don’t mean evolving technologies but rather to question with conviction the diamond like resistance to change within organizations.
October 30/2012 Jeff Parks
The following are slides and sources from my talk at the 3rd annual UX Camp Ottawa conference. Many thanks to volunteers and organizers for a wonderful experience!
June 28/2012 Jeff Parks
Titles come and go in the design world. Today it is more important than ever to build strong relationships offline and start demonstrating our creative solutions to the business community.
June 25/2012 Nadine Tomlinson
In retrospect, my early school years were rife with lessons not normally taught in the classroom, although I did not realize that at the time. Outside of the fun, games, and fights, (the latter I steered clear of because, for one, I valued my body parts) one that springs to mind is the difficulty in being accepted by a clique. I’m not aware of the dynamics of this particular sub-culture internationally, but in Jamaica, it’s one of the threads in society’s fabric. I learned quickly and painfully that I would never be popular, and observed the suspicion with which a
June 12/2012 Werner Puchert
Have you ever been in a situation when you realize that trying to be too clever might be your Achilles heel? You know that moment, mid sentence, when you actually see the audience you’re talking to glaze over in a state of confusion, spiraling into a complete loss of interest. Frustrating, isn’t it? If I wanted to retain any credibility as a digital strategist, I would have to find a way to break through the glaze-effect. It didn’t take me long to identify the main culprit… Me!