The Joy and Pain
of building with Everyone
Cyd Harrell @cydharrell
UX Evangelist, Code for America
August 15, 2014
Tiny but mighty
1975 2014
Civic
UXpublishing
1994 1998
financial services
poetry
on the side
2006
ux
consulting
the
web
2006
ux
consulting
OMG
parenthood
2004
2011 2012
no more
ux
consulting
firm
hackathons
Dear CityCamp SF,
Hi! Um, please don’t laugh at me or throw
me out. I have fun skills to share.
Sincerely,
Cyd
hackathons
Dear Cyd,
Hi! OMG, you can help us do what? Sweet,
please stay! Can you bring some friends
next time?
Sincerely...
Government	
  for	
  the	
  people,	
  by	
  the	
  people	
  can	
  
work	
  in	
  the	
  21st	
  century,	
  if	
  we	
 ...
Persuasion through practice
JFDI
Standards-based
development JFDI
Urban planner
Illustrator
Graphic designer
Front-end engineer
Not pictured:
Back-end engineer
Ethnographer
Urbanist/produc...
The right
request
Dear Andrea,
Could you possibly conduct 5 short
usability sessions for OpenOakland?
Sincerely,
The OO Cr...
Persuasion through practice
JFDI
Doing It Wrong
Thanks for listening
Keep doing the hard work!
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
The Joy and Pain of Building With Everyone
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  1. 1. The Joy and Pain of building with Everyone Cyd Harrell @cydharrell UX Evangelist, Code for America August 15, 2014
  2. 2. Tiny but mighty
  3. 3. 1975 2014 Civic UXpublishing 1994 1998 financial services poetry on the side 2006 ux consulting the web
  4. 4. 2006 ux consulting OMG parenthood 2004 2011 2012 no more ux consulting firm
  5. 5. hackathons Dear CityCamp SF, Hi! Um, please don’t laugh at me or throw me out. I have fun skills to share. Sincerely, Cyd
  6. 6. hackathons Dear Cyd, Hi! OMG, you can help us do what? Sweet, please stay! Can you bring some friends next time? Sincerely, Civic Hackers
  7. 7. Government  for  the  people,  by  the  people  can   work  in  the  21st  century,  if  we  make  it  work.  
  8. 8. Persuasion through practice JFDI
  9. 9. Standards-based development JFDI
  10. 10. Urban planner Illustrator Graphic designer Front-end engineer Not pictured: Back-end engineer Ethnographer Urbanist/product manager
  11. 11. The right request Dear Andrea, Could you possibly conduct 5 short usability sessions for OpenOakland? Sincerely, The OO Crew
  12. 12. Persuasion through practice JFDI Doing It Wrong
  13. 13. Thanks for listening Keep doing the hard work!

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