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Designing @ Start-ups:      What I Wish I’d Known 
      as a Start-up FounderPresented byHarry Max, VP Experience DesignW...
Hi there.       RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
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5 Start-UpsHaL Computer"Virtual Vineyards"Works.com"Public Mind"AllClearID"       RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
Some “real” companies too!                       RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
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Start-ups   =ExtremeSports      RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM                                 PAGE 7
Different Strokes•  Bungee Jumping•  Racing Cars / Bikes•  Mountain Climbing     RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.CO...
Businessis people        D            RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM                                          ...
Designer / dev relationships                          Co-creating               Power               Struggle      Uneasy  ...
Perceptions are facts for people                         I make it happen"                                                ...
FishDesigners vs. Devs!                       D                         for                      Positive                 ...
The facts are friendly                RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM                                          ...
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Brilliantinteraction models              solve   timeless design          problems               RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   ...
Definition of Design:                                                             xThe human capacityto plan and produce d...
Install a Guidance System                            RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
= Success   RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
There’s no sense inbeing precise when you  don’t even know what   you’re talking about.           - John von Neumann      ...
SpeakFunding and Resources!      the                         language                             of                      ...
I wish I’d known… Vitamins!             Pain Killers!                                        Crack!                       ...
If it all goes wrong…                 RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM                                          ...
Questions?       RACKSPACE® HOSTING   |   WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
harry.max@rackspace.com"
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  1. 1. Designing @ Start-ups: What I Wish I’d Known 
 as a Start-up FounderPresented byHarry Max, VP Experience DesignWarm Gun - San Francisco November 2012
  2. 2. Hi there. RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  3. 3. RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  4. 4. 5 Start-UpsHaL Computer"Virtual Vineyards"Works.com"Public Mind"AllClearID" RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  5. 5. Some “real” companies too! RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  6. 6. and I wrote some stuff RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 6
  7. 7. Start-ups =ExtremeSports RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM PAGE 7
  8. 8. Different Strokes•  Bungee Jumping•  Racing Cars / Bikes•  Mountain Climbing RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM PAGE 8
  9. 9. Businessis people D RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 9
  10. 10. Designer / dev relationships Co-creating Power Struggle Uneasy Truce RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 10
  11. 11. Perceptions are facts for people I make it happen" Perceptions as information" Agents of Perceptions as facts" Change It happens to me" RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 11
  12. 12. FishDesigners vs. Devs! D for Positive Intent RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 12
  13. 13. The facts are friendly RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 13
  14. 14. RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 14
  15. 15. Brilliantinteraction models solve timeless design problems RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  16. 16. Definition of Design: xThe human capacityto plan and produce desired outcomes. x - Bruce Mau RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  17. 17. Install a Guidance System RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  18. 18. = Success RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  19. 19. There’s no sense inbeing precise when you don’t even know what you’re talking about. - John von Neumann RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  20. 20. SpeakFunding and Resources! the language of business RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  21. 21. I wish I’d known… Vitamins! Pain Killers! Crack! RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 21
  22. 22. If it all goes wrong… RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM 22
  23. 23. Questions? RACKSPACE® HOSTING | WWW.RACKSPACE.COM
  24. 24. harry.max@rackspace.com"

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