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The Thoughtless Design of Everyday Things

Thursday, January 27, 2022 -
5:30pm to 6:45pm

IIBA Winnipeg is pleased to present - The Thoughtless Design of Everyday Things

Why do so many software systems and physical products seem to have been designed by someone who has never used a product like that before? This presentation explores that mystery. You’ll see numerous examples of thoughtlessly designed products that violate nine fundamental principles of good design, along with several examples of particularly effective designs.

By studying such products we can identify lessons that can help designers, product development managers, and even consumers. I’ll share nearly 20 of those lessons with you in this presentation. You’ll also hear about multiple techniques that can help designers craft products with a focus on how consumers will use them, not just on their features.

About Karl Wiegers:
Karl Wiegers is Principal Consultant with Process Impact, a software development consulting and training company in Portland, Oregon. He has a PhD in organic chemistry. Karl is the author of 13 books, including Software Development Pearls, The Thoughtless Design of Everyday Things, Software Requirements, More About Software Requirements, Successful Business Analysis Consulting, and a forensic mystery novel titled The Reconstruction. Karl has also written many articles on software development, design, project management, chemistry, military history, consulting, and self-help, as well as 18 songs. He has delivered hundreds of training courses, webinars, and conference presentations worldwide. You can reach Karl at tinyurl.com/sdpearls.

To help our community stay connected during this sensitive time, this event will be FREE for everyone!

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Time: Jan 27, 2022 05:30 PM Winnipeg

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