“Speaking with people. How to collaborate with and deliver value for your customers.”
It’s easy to say that we need to have “customer collaboration”, but how can we do this effectively? One way is by speaking to people, but what do you do with the information gathered to deliver valuable outcomes for them?
What does “human centred design”, “service design” and “design thinking” mean? How can we use “design sprints” and how can this be revalidated through the shorter feedback loops and frequent delivery that working with agility insists upon?
It’s all connected to human factors so let’s learn how these can combine to help us get closer to our customers and really deliver!
Catherine Hills is UX and Service Design Director at RMIT Online.
An accomplished and collaborative agile human-centered experience designer and research lead, she has worked for a range of businesses including ANZ Banking Group, SEEK, REA Group, Thoughtworks, 99designs, Envato and the University of Melbourne. Catherine is a seasoned Agile UX practice, delivery lead and people coach, with experience in product discovery and innovation.
Catherine entered industry as a graphic and interaction designer and front-end engineer. Since then, her experience has been gathered in organisations in both the United Kingdom and Australia. Catherine has led design and research in digital agencies, publishing companies, education, technology and startups.