Today’s landscape of competitive design requires a new breed of thinker. Solutions-minded individuals who can easily cross the once distinct, left-brain, right brain boundaries. The proliferation of RIAs and 2.0 apps cause the need for specialized roles to be replaced with cross-disciplinary functions, such as the “Devigner” (Developer/Designer). But how does a team of cross-functional minds work in today’s adhocracy?
Mickey Moran, User Experience (UX) Strategist, Interaction Design (IxD) Professional and Creative Director, presented on how to empower today's new breed of mavericks and how to merge these cultures into successful design teams.