When design and development teams work on solutions, opportunities arise to explore uncharted problem spaces. For Indi Young, the problem space is about understanding people and their larger purpose. Exploration of these spaces comes with letting go of thinking of solutions for a time.
In her talk, Young will outline what a problem space is, how to navigate the ambiguity of the problem space with empathy, and demonstrate techniques to explore problems and bring creative solutions. We hope you will join us for this free event.
About Indi Young:
Indi Young is the author of two books, Practical Empathy and Mental Models, and has presented at over 40 conferences worldwide. In 2001, Young co-founded Adaptive Path, a groundbreaking UX agency with the mission to transform communities through design. Young received her bachelors in computer science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. In her early projects, Young realized that there was a gap between what her team knew, as engineers and creators, and what people were trying to ultimately accomplish. Young’s career has been dedicated to closing this gap.
Date & Time:
November 15, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Qualcomm Q Auditorium