Design Consequences: A fun workshop technique for brainstorming & consensus building

For my recent BarCamp session I shared a design technique that a colleague and I developed quite recently that we’ve found to be quite successful in both generating great design ideas and developing consensus about the design approach for projects within a multi-disciplinary team. We call this technique Design Consequences, due to the similarity it has with the similarly named childrens games. We tend to use it…

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Future of Web Apps (London) – Highlights & Themes

Continuing in the theme of hanging out with geeks* I spent a couple of days at the Future of Web Apps conference this week. It wasn’t as fun as BarCamp, but it was interesting. Here’s some of the things that got my brain ticking (or that entertained me) throughout the two days. (Warning – it’s a rather long post): YouTube’s success is not to do…

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