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Transformational vs. transactional work

Will you look back at this time & be happy how you spent it? Many of us in design and technology (and other fields) are very lucky to have options when it comes to employment. Work is a massive part of our lives; it’s how we spend most of our time. Even with options and when we feel like we are making the right decisions, it’s easy to get stuck at a job and, ultimately, in life.

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Design driven development—using design as a tool for teamwork

What is design-driven development? Here are some scenarios. Scenario: A problem with solutions thinking. Your team has identified a customer problem. You quickly take a divergent approach to brainstorm as a small, diverse group spanning product management, design, technology, and sales to develop different ideas for solving the problem. Through group discussion, you identify the three most valuable ideas.

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Collaborative design—not just for user experience

Will you look back at this time & be happy how you spent it? Many of us in design and technology (and other fields) are very lucky to have options when it comes to employment. Work is a massive part of our lives; it’s how we spend most of our time. Even with options and when we feel like we are making the right decisions, it’s easy to get stuck at a job and, ultimately, in life.

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