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Techniques to scale UX teamwork

Techniques to scale UX teamwork

On any meet-up or conference I attend, I overhear the same thing: developers and designers struggle to collaborate every single day. Although we all strive for the ultimate user experience, the way we approach it is very different.

The goal is to fix this by showing easy steps everybody can implement in their daily office life. No more vague ‘talk to each other’ advices! There are differences in how we are thinking. Tested on several projects, I will show applicable ways to improve the collaboration between developers and designers. On this basis, you will learn how we as designers and developers can work smoother with each other. For better results and more effective teamwork. But most importantly more enjoyable work environment for everybody.


Katrin Freihofner

June 06, 2018

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