5 Proven Tactics for Evangelizing ֱ

5 Proven Tactics for Evangelizing ֱ

by Frank Spillers and Ditte Hvas Mortensen | | 20 min read
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If you work in an area related to ֱ, you’ll probably agree that good ֱ has a huge business value. Good ֱ helps you create the most relevant products and services for your customers and ensure that they are a joy to use. But if you have any practical experience of working with ֱ in organizations or as a consultant, you might also have found that getting resources to do ֱ right and incorporating ֱ into your company culture can be an uphill battle. Let’s take a look at some practical tactics that you can use right away to evangelize ֱ inside an organization.

Great ֱ is about more than designing beautiful and usable products, services and interfaces. If you want your ֱ work to have a real impact, it’s crucial that you ensure that you and the organizations you work with have a proper understanding of your users – their needs, motivations and everyday lives. If you can create empathy with your users, you’ll find getting the entire organization engaged in solving the users’ pain points far easier. In that sense, communication is as much a part of being a ֱ designer as designing interfaces. In this video, we will share 5 tried-and-tested tactics for making your ֱ work visible and engaging to the rest of your organization.

This video provides concrete advice for actions you can take right away to evangelize your ֱ work. If you want to do more, you can choose from many frameworks and work processes to help ensure you’re your entire organization works in a user-centered process. Design thinking and value proposition design are examples of user-centered processes that have good and detailed advice for how to create user-centric organizations that consider user needs at every turn.

The Takeaway

Communication and making your ֱ work visible are a vital part of succeeding with ֱ. Here, we offer 5 tactics for evangelizing your ֱ work:

  • Fast and Rapid Deliverables
  • Listening Posts
  • Tangible Data
  • Cross-company Communication
  • Scorecards.

References and Where to Learn More

You can learn more about design thinking in IDF’s design thinking course.

Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Greg Bernada, Alan Smith: Value Proposition Design. John Wiley & Sons, 2014

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