Using Design Thinking and a User-Centered Mindset to Increase Impact.

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A crowd of people cross paths as they cross an urban street.
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The Benefits of Positive User Experiences


Simply building a robust product isn’t enough.

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A person holds a glass sphere up to the horizon, inverting the view of the trees and sunset.
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Being open, proactive, and curious often pays off in unexpected ways.

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Everyone at your company should know how your product looks and functions.

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Engineers at an electric car company design the back hood on a computer.
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A Tale of Two Companies

Minimal Product Exposure


Purposefully infuse experimentation, diversification, and continuous improvement into your company culture.

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A group of women gather around a table to work together on a project.
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Experimentation and Iteration


How to handle your first weeks on a new team.

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A woman holds her head in her hands overwhelmed as she looks at her computer and notebook.
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Go on an Introductory Tour


Your Crash Course for Understanding Research and Collecting User Feedback.

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A group of professionals sit at a table discussing work and two of them shake hands across the table.
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Step 1: Identify the problem and scope and then decide which research method(s) to use


From Fortune 500 to Startup Life.

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Bright, open office space with some people working at their desks
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How we can reduce the real-world consequences of biased algorithms.

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An unbalanced scale is weighed down by code.
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Help Ensure Your New Company is a Good Fit.

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Three women sitting at a communal table working on their computers
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Company Size

About

Meghan Wenzel

UX Researcher and Strategist — “It’s not the story you tell that matters, but the one others remember and repeat”

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