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The Design Better Podcast is from designbetter.co, where we want to make it easier for you to design great products. Visit us at www.designbetter.co. Designbetter is brought to you by InVision, the platform that helps you design better, faster, together.
||Clean#020: Margaret Stewart: Scaling through storytelling||As organizations grow, they tend to think in terms of processes and data, and although those elements are vital to scale, teams sometimes lose sight of the why. Key to scaling is building an infrastructure that supports a company’s core mission. In...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#019: Kim Williams: Creating, scaling, and championing design systems||A design system helps deliver a unified experience for the end user, no matter what the medium. But it also means a cohesive internal experience as well. Design systems unite teams across time and space, bring designers and engineers together through...||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRewind: Irene Au explains the secrets to scaling design teams||For many years, Google’s engineering-led culture cherished efficiency over user experience. Irene Au arrived at a pivotal moment in the company’s history and helped shape the way Google’s products clearly value design today. In this...||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#018: Vas Natarajan: operationalizing design for business success||There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to scaling design, but there are similarities between fast-growing companies that prime them for lasting success. In this episode, Accel Partners’ Vas Natarajan talks about effective ways design leaders...||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#017: Maria Giudice: DesignOps, diversity, and design making a difference||Rallying around a shared vision is one of the biggest challenges for design teams operating at scale. So how can you foster that vision and bring people together to execute it? In this episode, Hot Studio Founder and former Autodesk VP of Experience...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#016: Megan Quinn: making design-led choices to scale with better outcomes||Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be part of fast-growing, design-led companies like Slack, Medium, or even InVision? Every team has challenges with scaling—and it turns out those challenges share many common traits when you peek behind the...||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#015: Meriah Garrett: Scaling with empathy and intention||When companies start scaling design, the emphasis is sometimes on getting more shipped—but what if the first deliverable was a balanced team instead of a new feature? USAA’s Chief Design Officer Meriah Garrett has a unique approach to...||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#014: TS Balaji: representing design with a multidisciplinary approach||Design leaders spend a lot of energy trying to get a seat at the table. It’s an ongoing process—and it’s tough to keep design involved over time. What questions should be asked along the way, and what business language can design leaders use? In..||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#013: Diana Mounter: from design silos to design system||Design systems give product designers and developers reusable, interchangeable components to make the design process efficient and repeatable. They’re a critical part of scaling—so why build everything from scratch when you can plug in pre-built...||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#012: Meredith Black: building DesignOps dream teams||A lot of companies are investing more in design. As they do, the organization scales. As it scales, it has to operationalize, become more efficient, and plug into the rest of the company—but what makes all that possible? In this episode,...||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#011: Lynsey Thornton: going with the org-change flow||Over the last 10 years, Shopify has grown from a scrappy 5-person startup to a team of more than 3,000 across five locations. Scaling a company that fast takes a lot of talented people—and Lynsey Thornton is one of them. As Shopify’s VP of UX and...||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#010: Mia Blume: design, or be designed||“Will I lose my creativity? Will I be stuck in meetings all day?” Those are common concerns for any individual contributor transitioning to a managerial role—even experienced product leaders like Mia Blume. Luckily, Mia’s impressive career...||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#009: Christian Madsbjerg: exploring how humans experience the world||In today’s tech-driven economy, it seems like it can be hard to justify the value of a traditional liberal arts education. But given the speed at which AI-driven advancements are taking over traditional jobs—even technical ones—perhaps a better...||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#008: Jake Knapp: beyond the Sprint||If we asked you to name a recent book that’s really changed how product teams address sticky challenges, there’s a good chance Jake Knapp’s Sprint would be at the top of your list. Since publishing and popularizing the process, design sprints...||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#007: Laura Martini: getting to the right finish line||If there’s anyone we’ve interviewed on the DesignBetter.Co Podcast so far that really embodies the product-driven concept, it’s Laura Martini. Not only does she have a background in both design and engineering, but she also has a keen product...||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#006: Michael Leon: from skate punk to creative force||How do you go from being a self-professed skate punk, to a design director at Nike, creative director at Patagonia, and land as the global creative director for Sonos? As a creative force, Michael Leon has worked with some of the most product driven...||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#005: Alex Schleifer: a mission to belong anywhere||Airbnb’s mission is both simple and powerful: to help create a world where you can belong anywhere. Alex Schleifer, Airbnb’s head of design, fully embraces this mission. To create the products that make the Airbnb experience so welcoming and...||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#004: Albert Lee: kickstart a design transformation||Albert Lee has had an amazing arc to his career. From his beginnings as a wine-steward at Chez Panisse, to working at Frank Gehry’s architecture studio, and on to the role of Associate Partner at IDEO and now Design Partner at NEA, the nation’s...||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#003: Dan Winger: building the future at LEGO||If you’re anything like us, playing with LEGOs was a foundational part of your childhood, and a big part of the reason you got interested in design. And given the arc of their history, it is clear that LEGO is a product-driven company: their...||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#002: David Kelley: creative confidence and aligning teams||David Kelley doesn’t like to claim to have come up with the term design thinking, even though a most people would say he did. But regardless of who coined it, as founder of IDEO and the Stanford d.school he has been one of the most influential...||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#001: Irene Au: scaling design at Google and beyond||Google could now be considered a product driven company, but it wasn’t always that way. For many years Google’s engineering-led culture cherished efficiency over user experience. Irene Au arrived at a pivotal moment in the company’s history, and..||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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Thank you for providing this content and for doing it so well. I am really impressed and appreciative of the work that Invision is for the industry.
Fantastic resource for those looking to elevate their design practice. Great guests and stories. Well-produced.
I love listening to this on my way to work, I think the interviews are very well done and informative about the world of design.