IA Summit 2018 Main Conference TalkTopic(s): collaboration, communication, and teams
When design and engineering teams communicate poorly, projects get challenging and the end results suffer.
A designer and a solutions architect will teach attendees how to improve communication and results by creating a system vocabulary and culture of inquiry between design and engineering teams, with specific playbook examples that can be applied to any project.
About the speaker(s)
Amanda Ruzin is the VP of Experience Design at HS2 Solutions. Amanda is an Experience Design leader with over 15 years experience helping clients understand problems, identify patterns, overcome obstacles, design solutions, test hypotheses, and create amazing digital products. Amanda turns theory and research into actionable insights and award-winning designs that create results for her clients. Her experience extends across a range of technology, financial services, healthcare, ecommerce, and marketing clients. Amanda has a BA in History and Psychology from Carleton College and an MS in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University. She likes elevating experiences and making shoes.
Seth Dobbs is the VP of Engineering at HS2 Solutions. Seth is a technology leader who possesses deep industry experience in scoping, architecting, designing, and launching web, SaaS, mobile, and social media applications. He uses this experience to provide short-term and long-term technical strategies for his clients and to develop solutions for their most pressing business needs. He has worked with both Fortune 500 clients and start-ups to build mission critical, abundantly available, and high-volume marketing programs. Seth has a BS in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Seth was recognized as being Chicago’s Best Tech Manager and is an obsessive reader.