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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Twists & Turns of Working in Global Design Teams

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If you find yourself spending a lot of time in conference calls, or that some of stakeholders you have to work with are not even in the same timezone as you, then you’re probably working in a Global team. With all the excitement that comes with working with people from different parts of the world also comes the challenges of helping the team to the deliver the best User Experience product you can. In this talk we will explore the dynamics of distributed design teams, we will better define some of the problems these teams face, and discuss some strategies to cope with these challenges.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Twists & Turns of Working in Global Design Teams

  1. 1. El evento de Diseño de Interacción y Experiencia de Usuario más importante de Latinoamérica. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Twits & Turns of Working in Global Design Teams Itamar Medeiros @designative
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  9. 9. Cost of Collaboration is underestimated
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  23. 23. Tools People Artifacts Process Support Everything Else Facilitate Decision Making Design Intent / Rationale / History Low Fidelity vs. High Fidelity Asynchronicity Cognitive Synchronization Developing Shared Memories/Meaning Planning and Management of Tasks Negotiation Shared Design Workspaces Social / Action / Situation Awareness Ownership / Commitment / Trust Roles & Responsibilities
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  28. 28. Distributed Design Collaborative Design Managing Multiple Perspectives Grounding and Negotiation Mechanisms Managing Task Interdependencies Coordinating Processes
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  43. 43. Thank You! My name is Itamar Medeiros http://www.designative.info/ http://www.linkedin.com/in/designative/ http://www.roamworks.com http://kisd.de/ @designative
  44. 44. No deje de completar su evaluación online isa.ixda.org/encuesta ¡Muchas gracias! Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Twits & Turns of Working in Global Design Teams Itamar Medeiros

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