Category: Digital Transformation
Last month, Systemscope was a proud sponsor of the CanUX conference – an “amazing showcase of modern experience design trends” held at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec.
As an attendee of the sold-out event – here are my key takeaways:
- Design is a big deal
- Belting out O’ Canada in public should be rewarded with beer
- Consider the Context– (I have a feeling this is going to get really important)
- Thinking like a user is NOT user research
- UX toolset needs to expand to measure the whole experience, not just the usability aspect
- UX matters, really, it does
I’ve heard more than one government client say that he or she didn’t have the time or budget to think about the implications of mobile when developing online content. Getting approved content online in both official languages and in accordance with multiple TBS policies and standards was daunting enough, and it stretched staff and budgets. If considered at all, “mobile” was thought of in terms of mobile applications. read more
A massive migration of content currently sitting on various government department websites is set to culminate in one home for most Canadian federal government information and services: Canada.ca. This new site will let anyone look for content without having to visit multiple websites. read more
To lead organizations through constant change, the senior management team of 2015 must define the future and sponsor the transition. In other words, they must connect ‘hard’ business strategy with ‘soft’ factors like employee engagement and culture. I’ve seen many management teams struggle to achieve the right balance. With this in mind, I am offering five steps for consideration. read more
Common definitions for Collaboration are: To work with others to complete a task and to achieve shared goals; to cooperate with others with which one is not immediately connected (taken from Wikipedia).
These definitions are pretty basic. Experience, however, has taught me that collaboration is a complex concept within most organizations. read more
It’s nothing new or particularly innovative, but for some reason I keep seeing people stray from engaging in or seeking out team work. What I mean by team work in the context of my work – change management – is being proactive in working closely with those that directly influence the outcome of a project (transformation or change)… and its success.