Strategy fast and slow (or culture IS strategy for breakfast, lunch and tea)

This is the third post in a series of rambles around the topic of strategy in the general vicinity of user experience which I’m posting as a kind of obituary to the book I almost finished writing then realised was pretty much completely wrong. This is some of the stuff  I probably should have written instead. You can see the first post here and the second one here….

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Strategy doesn’t live in a silo (or, there is no such thing as UX Strategy)

This is the second post in a series of rambles around the topic of strategy in the general vicinity of user experience which I’m posting as a kind of obituary to the book I almost finished writing then realised was pretty much completely wrong. This is some of the stuff  I probably should have written instead. You can see the first post here. I started trying…

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5 ways to help user research work better in agile

Originally published on the GDS User Research Blog User research doesn’t have the best reputation for fitting well into agile project teams. Agile requires speed – getting useful insights to an agile team quickly can be difficult to achieve. There are 5 things that have helped us make user research more effective in agile: Dedicate a user researcher to each project team Do research in every…

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Everyone is doing strategy right now.

this is the first post in a series of rambles around the topic of strategy in the general vicinity of user experience which I’m posting as a kind of obituary to the book I almost finished writing then realised was pretty much completely wrong. This is some of the stuff  I probably should have written instead. Everyone wants the strategy job. It’s much sexier than…

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