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23. Ivy Hornibrook 'Moving From UX into Product'

Hi everyone my name is Adrienne Tan. I'm a co-host at 'This is HCD' podcast. In this episode, I'll be speaking to Ivy Hornibrook who will talk us through her career transition from UX into product management.


22. Faruk Avdi 'What role can technology play in support of people suffering with mental health'

In this episode, we discuss what role, if any, can technology play in support of people suffering with mental health. I wanted to give you a bit of context on the topic in this episode. So I'll start by telling you a little bit about bipolar disorder, once called manic depression. Bipolar disorder is a medical condition which affects the brain and in many cases causes extreme mood changes. Someone with this disorder can be very high and overexcited or very low and depressed often with...


21. Victor Rodrigues 'Building a Design capability inside Cochlear'

In this episode, I caught up with Victor Rodrigues, the chief software architect and user experience advocate for Cochlear, one of Australia's most loved and most successful innovation success stories. For anyone who is unaware, Cochlear produce implantable solutions for the profoundly deaf. And for anyone with their technological finger on the pulse may have seen late last year on all the tech websites a partnership between Apple and Cochlear. This basically allows people with the device...


20. Marc Stickdorn 'Embedding Service Design into Organisations'

In this episode we caught up with Marc Stickdorn, co-author of ‘This is Service Design Thinking Book’ and most recently the epic and one of the most important design books in yonks, ‘This is Service Design Doing’, a book that has been celebrated in the service design community like it’s the millennium. Update May 2018 - We have a number of copies of the book to giveaway to people subscribed to our fortnightly newsletter. Thanks to More than Metrics and O'Reilly Media in New York for their...


19. Jay Hasbrouck 'The power of ethnographic thinking in Design'

In this episode, we chat with the author of Ethnographic Thinking, Jay Hasbrouck. We go through what ethnographic thinking is and how it should be applied to inform richer contextual insights for design teams and how designers have abused or misunderstood ethnography and even touch on some retail rituals in the US and talk about how going off-piste in Jay's research plan in Japan led him to a shoe hotel and all the rich insights about the culture that followed. Jays websiteJay Hasbrouck...


18. Jon Hicks 'Understanding the differences between brand design and icon design'

In this episode, we caught up with Gentleman designer himself, Jon Hicks. Jon is a graphic designer and illustrator but has worked across a broad spectrum of mediums in his career. Most of us will be familiar with Jons work, whether it be the first Firefox logo, or Spotify's icons, or ANZ customers in Australia will recognise his icons in their applications. Having worked with Jon many times over the years, I can honestly say he’s one of the best in the world at what he does, so was...


17. Greg Bernarda 'Designing businesses for the new world'

Hello! I'm Gerry Scullion, and in this episode, we have the brilliant Greg Bernarda, who some of you might know of being co-author of the excellent Value Proposition Design book by Strategyser. This book has been adopted by many service designers, product managers and business designers around the world - so it should be familiar to a lot of the listeners today. So, today's topic is an absolutely massive one "most organizations still largely live in the 20th century, in a world where the...


16. Andy Polaine & Simon McIntyre 'Service Designing Education' (Part 2 of 2)

This episode is the second part in a two-part series with Andy Polaine, the regional APAC design director for Fjord and Simon McIntyre who is the Associate Dean of Education in UNSW, formally COFA, the College of Fine Art and Design. In the first part, we spoke about the problems faced in education and spoke about some of the origins of these problems. This episode builds on that but goes deeper into the work that UNSW is undertaking about redesigning the university with a focus on...


15. Chirryl-Lee Ryan 'Are we making things better with Design'

Chirryl-Lee Ryan and I were recently together on a design-panel, Designing for Social Impact, for Academy XI in Sydney and had a whale of a time. We caught up in Melbourne a few days later to extend that conversation, and go deeper into areas that we touched on at the Designing for Social Impact design panel. In this episode, we discuss; Links mentioned in this episode Journey of a Coke CanKa-Ching MovieChirryl-Lee Ryan on LinkedInJoin the This is HCD Newsletterreviewing it on iTunes