Workshops

 

All workshops are tailored to your team and your immediate requirements, following a consultation on your most immediate needs.

We can help with educating teams on user research (including non-designers, engineers, or non-researchers), running kickoffs, scopings, facilitating, and any number of events where you may need an external UXer to facilitate. 

 

 

SAMPLE workshops:

 

 
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Agile research round in a day: User Research 101

Do you have a team of designers, product people or engineers who want to dive into doing more (or starting) agile user research in-house?

In this super collaborative workshop, we run through all the activities of a Google-sprint style research round in one day.

With this experience, plus my in-depth research guide (INCLUDED FREE!) which includes workshop guides and templates, your team can get started doing user research yourselves with confidence.

Key takeaways

  • How to prioritise what to research first, second, and later

  • How to write an unbiased and non-leading interview guide

  • Practice running a REAL user interview

  • Staying focused and on-track with a structured research plan

  • Coming up with insights and learnings as a team in a workshop setting

  • What happens after research?

  • The correct research cadence for different kinds of projects

Who’s it for?

Designers, product managers, engineers, and anyone who wants to dive into doing focused, agile user research.

 

All workshops are custom designed for your team and what you need to get out of it. I’ve run this workshop with different teams, from product teams in enterprise companies, a sales team in a software company, a design team in a startup, to an exec team who wanted a better idea of what good research looks like. We work together to customise the content to fit your needs.

 

Make your resume as user-centred as you are! 

Your experience is great, but is your resume telling your story as well as it could? 

This is an interactive workshop to get a resume from blah to "we need this person!" Bring your resume and laptop and you'll walk out with a resume to make you shine. 

Best with small groups. This is based on my article for UX Planet.


Designing team culture: Good retros make great teams 

Retrospectives are deceptively tricky. Through my work as the designer of Postfacto.io, I talked to hundreds of people about their team's retros. There are many ways they can go wrong, and many ways they can devolve into something that isn't providing the value it could.

This workshop is tailored to your team and based on where you're at, from we've never done a retro before to help, our team hates retrospective!  

  • Learn how to do retros

  • Masterclass on retro facilitation

  • Common pitfalls of retros, and how to avoid them

  • Tailored retro practice consultation: show me how you do retro and I'll help improve it