Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
DM ‘s
MMDB 
*Massively 
Multi-Designer 
Brainstorm
How it 
Works...
Find 10-15 designers. 
Buy donuts. 
Frame the problem carefully. 
Split into groups of 3-4. 
Present back as photos. 
5x5 ...
DESIGN SWARM | Schedule 
11:00—11:20 Overview 
11:20—11:30 Review Design Swarm Tasks 
11:30—1:00 Break into groups & Brain...
DESIGN SWARM | Overview & Pain Points 
Design Swarm Tasks 
Come up with a solution to make the assessment process more 
ef...
presenting
The 
Awesomeness
Working on new problems with 
new people. 
No-risk makes new ideas possible. 
Learn from one another. 
Always get ideas (o...
The Principles
Make lotsa pots 
Be agile 
Minimal tools 
Physical to physical 
Not for n00bs 
SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
Make lotsa 
pots
be agile Be agile
Mmininimimala tlo toolsols
physical to physical
skillful brainstormers
Swarm Swaps!
Working on new problems with 
new people. 
No-Same risk makes benefits, new ideas plus... 
possible. 
Learn from one anoth...
Working on new problems office 
with 
new people. 
the No-risk makes of new ideas possible. 
Learn from one another. 
Get ...
First swarm hosted here: 
4+ people from 3+ companies 
no $! 
audrey@designmap.com 
SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
5x5: DM 
designmap.com/swarm 
SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
5x5: DM
Individuals or small teams connect 
Decide when, where and how often 
Take turns bringing problems to 
swarm on 
SF Design...
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Practice: Design "Swarms"
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Practice: Design "Swarms"

410 views

Published on

A quick talk on things we love: in this case, knitting while on phone calls (to "hack" the urge to multitask in a way that supports better focus), but most of the talk is on a new form of massively multi-designer brainstorming we're calling a "design swarm".

Published in: Design
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Practice: Design "Swarms"

  1. 1. DM ‘s
  2. 2. MMDB *Massively Multi-Designer Brainstorm
  3. 3. How it Works...
  4. 4. Find 10-15 designers. Buy donuts. Frame the problem carefully. Split into groups of 3-4. Present back as photos. 5x5 Our New Favorite UX Things June 16, 2014
  5. 5. DESIGN SWARM | Schedule 11:00—11:20 Overview 11:20—11:30 Review Design Swarm Tasks 11:30—1:00 Break into groups & Brainswarm 1:00—1:10 Grab Lunch 1:10—1:30 Groups Present - 5min each Healthagen Active Care Team February 3rd, 2014
  6. 6. DESIGN SWARM | Overview & Pain Points Design Swarm Tasks Come up with a solution to make the assessment process more efficient. Try to think of novel UIs (we can always rein it back in later) Design Principles • We want to reduce the amount of time it takes to do an initial assessment • Allow for non-linear workflow • Show progress of questions asked as well as tasks accomplished • Note taking should be associated or independent to a question and be easy to input Healthagen Active Care Team February 3rd, 2014
  7. 7. presenting
  8. 8. The Awesomeness
  9. 9. Working on new problems with new people. No-risk makes new ideas possible. Learn from one another. Always get ideas (or confirmation). SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
  10. 10. The Principles
  11. 11. Make lotsa pots Be agile Minimal tools Physical to physical Not for n00bs SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
  12. 12. Make lotsa pots
  13. 13. be agile Be agile
  14. 14. Mmininimimala tlo toolsols
  15. 15. physical to physical
  16. 16. skillful brainstormers
  17. 17. Swarm Swaps!
  18. 18. Working on new problems with new people. No-Same risk makes benefits, new ideas plus... possible. Learn from one another. Always get ideas (or confirmation). SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
  19. 19. Working on new problems office with new people. the No-risk makes of new ideas possible. Learn from one another. Get out Always get ideas (or confirmation). SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
  20. 20. First swarm hosted here: 4+ people from 3+ companies no $! audrey@designmap.com SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
  21. 21. 5x5: DM designmap.com/swarm SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014
  22. 22. 5x5: DM
  23. 23. Individuals or small teams connect Decide when, where and how often Take turns bringing problems to swarm on SF Design Week 5x5 June 16, 2014

×