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The Modeled Organization — Midwest UX 2015

Ce6b45b1634ac1b27b7b4c40f68a84db?s=47 Scott Kubie
March 04, 2022

The Modeled Organization — Midwest UX 2015

Workshop slide deck from a 2015 edition of my workshop on concept modeling for UX design.

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Scott Kubie

March 04, 2022
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  1. The Modeled Organization Workshop

  2. From the fi lm “Ten Bullets” by Tom Sachs http://vimeo.com/34901903

  3. From the fi lm “Ten Bullets” by Tom Sachs http://vimeo.com/34901903

    Not knolled.
  4. From the fi lm “Ten Bullets” by Tom Sachs http://vimeo.com/34901903

    Very knolled.
  5. Without a solid foundation, the design process is like assembling

    a model in mid-air.
  6. There’s nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy

    concept. - Ansel Adams, photographer
  7. Sharp images are easier than ever.

  8. Clarity is hard.

  9. Clarity is empowering.

  10. When you don’t know what you believe, everything becomes an

    argument. - Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson Rework p. 44, 2010
  11. Clarity sorts out your isness oughtness from your

  12. Clarity is knowing your actual ideal isn’t the same as

    your
  13. Clarity is knowing your customers audience aren’t your only

  14. Clarity is knowing your audience everyone isn’t

  15. How do we know we’re fi nished? Clarity answers:

  16. Where does this project fi t? Clarity answers:

  17. It’s a good idea, but is it “us”? Clarity answers:

  18. What’s next? Clarity answers:

  19. Why now? Clarity answers:

  20. Clarity takes us from knowing understanding to

  21. Never delegate understanding. And as Charles Eames says:

  22. Rigid Concept Diagram

  23. Concept Diagrams De fi ned

  24. Concept Modeling is a results in Concept Diagram(s) Process

  25. Nouns connected by Verbs Concept (noun) Concept (noun) Proposition link

    (verb)
  26. knowledge is assimilated in the framework of what we already

    know @scottkubie | #startsmarter CONSTRUCTIVISM BASICALLY...
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  29. Concept Modeling is a results in Concept Diagram(s) Process

  30. Software Systems Business Systems can represent Concept Diagram(s) SaaS applications

    iPhone apps e-commerce site MOOC survey tool brand standards marketing campaigns project processes event plans the business itself
  31. @scottkubie | #startsmarter Rigid Concept Diagrams: A Five-Step Process

  32. @scottkubie | #startsmarter Ask a question.

  33. Novak, J. D. & A. J. Cañas, The Theory Underlying

    Concept Maps and How to Construct and Use Them, Technical Report IHMC CmapTools 2006-01 Rev 01-2008, Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, 2008
  34. @scottkubie | #startsmarter Make a list.

  35. Nouns Verbs

  36. Nouns Things you can name. Dog. Love. Pencil. Transaction. David

    Bowie. Actions. Capture anything that’s unique, interesting, or colorful. Verbs
  37. 3 Zones of Assessment on your person immediate surroundings within

    a short distance
  38. Materials Review Expert Interviews Competitive Research Mindmapping

  39. B.R.E.A.D. browse read edit add delete

  40. List-making tips • collect collect collect! fi lter later •

    never start with a blank page • cluster variations • show it around and riff w/ others
  41. @scottkubie | #startsmarter Make connections.

  42. Monopoly is Familes play Board game

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  45. Connection tips • plural nouns make it easier • colorful

    verbs are great • aim for three or fewer words • stuck? add a bunch of lines, then fi ll in verbs • leave it messy
  46. @scottkubie | #startsmarter Arrange the pieces.

  47. Photo by Flickr user Jay Malone http://www. fl ickr.com/photos/jcorduroy/

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  50. Arrangement tips • circles are easier when working digitally •

    15-25 pieces are a good start • give yourself some space • a bit of grouping is okay, but be open to change
  51. @scottkubie | #startsmarter Re fi ne and test.

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  59. @scottkubie | #startsmarter Rigid Concept Diagrams Focus Gather Arrange Link

    Re fi ne
  60. @scottkubie | #startsmarter Concept diagrams in practice

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    has a always has a written by the written by the belongs to exactly one is described with zero or more such as Issue is the anchor for any number of User chosen by the User chosen by the Categories organized into User which are NOT selected by the Interface that are only part of the Any User written by Body which only have a re es Consumer Products Wolfram Tones Physics Transportation such as which can be browsed and followed the same way as will not (in version one) affect the ? ARTICULATION
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  63. COORDINATION

  64. brand company CONVERSATION

  65. Website Portal available at idealer.co/ dealername is built by is

    a Service for that powers Native Mobile Apps for Auto Dealerships used by Dealership Customers De to enh and used to manage Auto Dealers designed for who access brand company
  66. DOCUMENTATION

  67. DOCUMENTATION

  68. EVALUATION ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔

  69. FACILITATION

  70. FACILITATION

  71. : @scottkubie | #startsmarter Thanks. http://kubie.co Search Icon: Gianni Clifford,

    from The Noun Project List icon by Charlérik Lemieux, from The Noun Project Puzzle icon by Irene Trautluft, from The Noun Project Repeat icon by Greenwave, from The Noun Project Idea exchange icon by Luis Prado, from The Noun Project Question icon by Marc Orro, from The Noun Project Bread by Jon Testa from The Noun Project