First day of a new conference - SofaConf 2020 "A stay-at-home conference" - that came about in reaction to COVID-19 and lockdown/travel restrictions. Overall very good content so far, lots of sessions that speak to real issues in doing product development in the real world. Slight technical issue with quality of Andy Budd's broadcast that was quickly sorted.
The Secret Weapon to Finding Focus - Melissa Perri
Outcomes Over Output - Josh Seiden
When is Microsoft Word done? When is Google done? Or Facebook? In reality, software systems are never done. So then how do we give teams a goal that they can work on?
Advanced Facilitation: Using A Designer’s Toolbox To address Organisational Strategy - Haroon Aslam
- When collecting and navigating conflicting sources of truth
- What smart questions can you ask to show that you are open to learning?
- Be mindful of tone and energy in the room, don't let perfect be the enemy of good and keep moving forward to get decisions