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Strategic Chaos: UX Design in the wild is messy. And beautiful - 2020

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August 21, 2020

Strategic Chaos: UX Design in the wild is messy. And beautiful - 2020

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August 21, 2020
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  1. Strategic
    chaos
    UX DESIGN IN THE WILD IS MESSY. AND beautiful.

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  2. #StrategicChaos
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    NAME: TRACY APPS
    PRONOUNS: SHE/HER
    LOCATION: BROWN DEER, WI
    EXPERIENCE: 22 YEARS
    WORK 1: TRACY APPS DESIGN
    OWNER & CHIEF CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVER
    WORK 2: INNTRO
    CO-FOUNDER | DIRECTOR OF UX & DESIGN
    BOWTIES OWNED: OVER 150
    MORE: TAPPS.DESIGN
    NAME:
    PRONOUNS:
    LOCATION:
    EXPERIENCE:
    WORK 1:
    WORK 2:
    BOWTIES OWNED:
    MORE:
    #StrategicChaos
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  3. #StrategicChaos
    @tapps
    @tapps
    NAME: TRACY APPS
    PRONOUNS: SHE/HER
    LOCATION: BROWN DEER, WI
    EXPERIENCE: 22 YEARS
    WORK 1: TRACY APPS DESIGN
    OWNER & CHIEF CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVER
    WORK 2: INNTRO
    CO-FOUNDER | DIRECTOR OF UX & DESIGN
    BOWTIES OWNED: OVER 150
    MORE: TAPPS.DESIGN
    NAME:
    PRONOUNS:
    LOCATION:
    EXPERIENCE:
    WORK 1:
    WORK 2:
    BOWTIES OWNED:
    MORE:
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps
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  4. –MY GRAPHIC DESIGN PROFESSOR IN COLLEGE
    “You won't make it as a designer”
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  5. – TEACHER OF MY FLASH WEB DEVELOPMENT CLASS IN COLLEGE
    “You're just not at a
    professional [web
    development] level”
    yes, flash
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  6. focus
    L A C K O F
    #StrategicChaos
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  7. focus
    L A C K O F
    big picture
    F O C U S I N G O N T H E
    #StrategicChaos
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  8. a little
    history
    FIRST, LETS LOOK AT
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  9. a little
    herstory
    FIRST, LETS LOOK AT
    #StrategicChaos
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  10. #StrategicChaos
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  11. #StrategicChaos
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  12. #StrategicChaos
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  13. #StrategicChaos
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  14. #StrategicChaos
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  15. #StrategicChaos
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  16. #StrategicChaos
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  17. people
    AND SCIENCE
    #StrategicChaos
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  18. people
    AND SCIENCE
    #StrategicChaos
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  19. people
    AND SCIENCE
    build / affix / join detach / remove lumber splitter
    paperweight
    doorstop escape
    weapon
    ice breaker projectile drinking game
    measuring stick
    caulk plunger
    hole digger back scratcher
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  20. people
    ARE COMPLEX
    #StrategicChaos
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  21. people
    WE DESIGN THINGS FOR
    #StrategicChaos
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  22. expectation
    #StrategicChaos
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  23. reality
    #StrategicChaos
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  24. strategy
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  25. know all the pieces
    UNDERSTAND THE PURPOSE & CONNECTIONS BETWEEN
    EACH STEP IN THE DESIGN PROCESS.
    EVEN OUT OF CONTEXT.
    Chaos strategy, tip #1
    #StrategicChaos
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  26. flexibly creative
    BE FLEXIBLE. BE CREATIVE. BE FLEXIBLY CREATIVE
    Chaos strategy, tip #2
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  27. think big...
    and small
    FOCUS ON ONE PIECE.
    Chaos strategy, tip #3
    BUT REMEMBER
    WHERE IT HANGS IN
    THE WHOLE GALLERY.
    ...
    and big again
    #StrategicChaos
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  28. agility through
    collaboration
    BOUNCE IDEAS BACK AND FORTH.
    KINDA LIKE CROSS-DEPARTMENT PONG.
    Chaos strategy, tip #4
    #AGILEUX
    (DON'T FORGET TO
    KEEP CHECKING IN ON
    YOUR "MAP" THOUGH)
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  29. don't know. try
    THE EASIEST WAY TO BE WRONG
    IS BEING CONFIDENT THAT YOU ARE RIGHT.
    Chaos strategy, tip #5
    #StrategicChaos
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  30. know all the pieces
    flexibly creative
    think big...
    and small
    agility through
    collaboration
    don't know. try
    Immerse yourself
    DEEP DIVE INTO
    WELL... EVERYTHING
    Chaos strategy, tip #6
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  31. know all the pieces
    flexibly creative
    think big... and small
    agility through collaboration
    don't know. try
    Immerse yourself
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  32. know all the pieces
    flexibly creative
    think big... and small
    agility through collaboration
    don't know. try
    Immerse yourself
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  33. thank you!
    #StrategicChaos
    @tapps

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  34. Strategic chaos
    any questions?
    THESE SLIDES CAN BE FOUND AT
    SPEAKERDECK.COM/TAPPS
    @TAPPS
    @TAPPS
    @THEREALTAPPS
    TAPPS.DESIGN
    UX DESIGN IN THE WILD IS MESSY. AND
    beautiful.

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