Agile in the Ether #23 / 19th June

Was on:

Friday 19th June

We talked about…

  • Presenting and aligning to a corporate message that you don’t agree with
  • Making the design process more agile
  • How might we create visibility for work in progress across many teams and initiatives (is it week notes or something else?)
  • How to do Design Sprints remotely  
  • What hobbies or side projects do you have that help you be better in your day job?

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  1. Some notes and links from the meet-up

    Making the design process more agile

    
- Remote sketching: honestly, I’d go as low tech as possible… we’ve sketched on paper and then shared photos which has worked

    – Using tools like Miro for critique and tools like Figma to pair design

    This talk at #LLKD
 From Chris Young
    – 
https://medium.com/product-labs/how-designers-and-developers-can-pair-together-to-create-better-products-e4b09e3ca096

    https://skillsmatter.com/skillscasts/13461-a-developer-and-a-designer-getting-along-famously

    How might we create visibility for work in progress across many teams

    
- GDS portfolio blog https://gds.blog.gov.uk/2013/08/30/scaling-agile-practices-to-the-the-gds-portfolio/

    
- https://leanmethods.com/resources/articles/seven-steps-hoshin-planning/

    – Hoshin Kanri X-Matrix: https://kanbanize.com/lean-management/hoshin-kanri/what-is-hoshin-kanri-x-matrix (just looked it up but it looks ok at first blush)


    How to do Design Sprints remotely

    
- https://digitalblog.coop.co.uk/2020/05/19/how-to-run-a-design-sprint-remotely/

    
- https://miro.com/templates/official-remote-5-day-design-sprint/
    https://www.dxw.com/2020/05/thoughts-on-a-discovery-in-a-remote-world/

    – 
loads of useful tools for all sorts of things for whole workshops, ice breakers, enegrizers etc etc https://toolbox.hyperisland.com/


    What hobbies or side projects do you have that help you be better in your day job?

    
- Blinklist
 https://www.blinkist.com/

    
- https://cricut.com/en_us/machines/cricut-maker.html


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