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The pandemic has supercharged wicked digital problems. Here’s how.

By Kelly Pedro Jun 30, 2020

Lola Oyelayo-Pearson, Shopify’s Director of UX, Multichannel, talked about wicked digital problems and what designers can do about it on Fluxible TV.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Fluxible

How to design a design team

By Kelly Pedro Jun 26, 2020

Adaptive Path co-founder Peter Merholz shares why the team, not any one designer, is the atomic unit of design organizations.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft UXWaterloo

How to support active transportation in Waterloo Region

By Kelly Pedro Jun 19, 2020

Zeitspace created an app to make it easy for residents to let Regional Council know they support active transportation.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Active Transport

A tale of two active transportation proposals

By Kelly Pedro Jun 18, 2020

While a $41 million funding announcement to boost active transportation was lauded, another plan to add temporary bike lanes divided Waterloo Regional council.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Active Transport

Rethinking adaptive experiences with universal design

By Kelly Pedro Jun 17, 2020

Designers can adapt today’s experiences to meet the needs of the largest number of people possible, design ethnographer Kelly Goto tells Fluxible TV.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Fluxible UX Research

Fluxible TV speakers appeal for resilience in tech

By Kelly Pedro Jun 12, 2020

Tech should enable change — that’s where resilience comes from and it needs to be baked into everything UX designers do.
Topics: UX Design Our Craft Fluxible UX Research

Zeitspace says thanks to Open Ears and NUMUS with financial support

By Mark Connolly Jun 11, 2020

The concert was an artistic and financial success, featuring performances by musicians in our own Waterloo Region, but also from outside the region.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Fluxible Arts and Culture

A practical guide to product management

By Kelly Pedro Jun 4, 2020

Jay Judkowitz, vice president of product at Otto Motors, offered a practical guide to product management at the latest ProductTank Waterloo meetup.
Topics: Our Craft Product ProductTank

Benefit concert a ‘thank you’ to Open Ears and NUMUS

By Kelly Pedro Jun 2, 2020

Eve Egoyan, JoJo Worthington, Benton Roark, Erso, and Pulitzer-prize winning composer Caroline Shaw and The Hands Free, will perform June 4.
Topics: Community Waterloo Region Fluxible Arts and Culture

How to be a better product manager

By Jeff Fedor Jun 1, 2020

There's no clear path to learning how to be a product manager. Most of us learn through success and failure. Here's the best advice and worst advice product managers have received.
Topics: Our Craft Product ProductTank