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James chudley - UX leadership - UX Lausanne

What skills do you need to ensure smooth projects and effective outcomes? UX projects often present us with all sorts of leadership and management challenges – from problems with people, expectations, changes in requirements and challenging design problems. Strong leaders are critical to great design projects and great products – but what do they actually do that makes them so effective? How do they ensure that projects run smoothly and have effective outcomes? How do they create great working relationships that make the experience of working on the project as enjoyable as the end result?

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Essential UX Leadership
Skills
UX Lausanne, 2016
James Chudley | cxpartners
@chudders
Hello!
1 Why does great design need great leadership?
2 (Soft) essential leadership skills to pay the bills
…..expect practical advice !
@chudders
My plan for this talk
Research
assistant
IA
Intranet
manager UX consultant
Head of UX
Principle
consultant
Author
UX Director
Head
of product
20161998
@chudders
A story of theft as I transition from a ‘designer’ to ‘leader
@chudders
My lens - leading UCD projects within a UX consultancy
@chudders
Anyone a leader?

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James chudley - UX leadership - UX Lausanne