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Designing Together Apart - BDConf DC 2015

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October 22, 2015

Designing Together Apart - BDConf DC 2015

Whether you call yourself a designer or a developer or a strategist or something else, the work we do is creative work. Many teams are now doing this work from multiple locations, spread out across cities, states and even countries. In this session we’ll look at the fundamental building blocks for creative work, and how you can create and nurture these things whether you’re working together in the same room, or in teams spread out across the world.

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Jared Ponchot

October 22, 2015
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  1. Designing Together Apart Jared Ponchot // BDConf DC 2015 //

    @jponch
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  4. The bare essentials

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  7. Creative work essentials

  8. You do creative work!

  9. 2+2

  10. Insight Energy Focus

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  13. The eureka myth

  14. Insights

  15. Research

  16. Space

  17. Helpful constraints

  18. Some is better than none.

  19. 51 Company Employees INTERVIEWED 21+ Hours Invested INTERVIEWING 15 Depts./Disciplines

    REPRESENTED +
  20. Fascination

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  24. Curiosity

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  26. No reward

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  30. What does it mean?

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  32. Creatives are pro-choice

  33. GROUP 1
 no choice, no reward GROUP 2
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    reward GROUP 3
 choice, no reward GROUP 4
 choice, reward
  34. GROUP 1
 no choice, no reward GROUP 2
 no choice,

    reward GROUP 3
 choice, no reward GROUP 4
 choice, reward
  35. The power of insights

  36. Flat communication

  37. Be intentional

  38. 5:15

  39. Ask good questions

  40. What’s gone well lately? What’s been challenging? What are you

    learning? What are you excited about? What’s 1 way I could make your life better?
  41. Energy

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  43. You-shaped spaces

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  49. The collaboration myth

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  51. vs.

  52. Focus

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  58. Here be Dragons!

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  63. Critique

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  65. Critique is for insights

  66. Critique is for insights

  67. Build trust

  68. LO ERS VIRGINIA IS FOR

  69. LO ERS DESIGN IS FOR

  70. Thanks! @jponch or jared@lullabot.com