Catherine has project managed over 60 events over the past 12 years ranging in sizes from 50 - 5,000. She is a big advocate of knowledge sharing and collaboration. Her goal is to bring forward people who are rethinking the way we develop products and work with partners who are committed to helping teams advance their product delivery. As a co-founder of UXDX, Catherine was founder of two other startups and has worked extensively in marketing promoting industry best practice.
Is there a formula to ensure an efficient team? Is there a way where you can ensure teams are motivated, efficient and continue to ship great products?
In this interactive session, our speakers will talk through best practices that have worked for their businesses when building great products and happy teams including.
- How to make the best of T-Shaped skills
- Building teams in the right way, from performance to upskilling
- Is there an ideal team makeup? Does one size fit all or how to know what's right for you?
In a candid conversation, Chris will talk through his learnings and challenges in growing and building design teams in companies at different stages of hyper growth: previously at King Games and today at ed-tech phenom Preply. He will talk through the importance of establishing good design practices early in your career from the hindsight of wanting to "unteach" design behaviors early.
Chris will talk about how he is rebuilding his team from the ground up to ensure an empowered design team that has long-term thinking on demonstrating the true power that design can bring across the individual, team and company.
"Walk before you run," they say. Sometimes you simply trip and stumble.
In this intimate session Randy will share personal failures, oversights and lessons learned from building and leading design practices large and small.