Storytelling is an old tool, one that’s provided context and captured our interest for hundreds of years. This week Marli Mesibov, a content strategist who specializes in storytelling, explains why it works so well, and how we can use it to improve our company’s strategy.
Posts about “storytelling”
Education teaches students the critical thinking skills necessary to succeed and, in turn, become good citizens. Kat Davis explains how teachers can apply the lessons learned from service design to that end.
Although many designers are loathe to do it (and with good reason), designing with code helps us articulate the various ways in which our content relates to itself. This, in turn, helps us think more pragmatically about the systems we design. Information architect Andy Fitzgerald shows us how.
Summer’s here and the UX conference train is about to leave the station! Interaction designer Brad Orego asks the eclectic mix of speakers at UX Mad 2013 to explain what UX means to them.
The one-two combination of publicly available data and ubiquitous technologies presents exciting opportunities for would-be civic designers. Interaction designer Andrew Maier recounts the altogether brief history of citizen experience design and provides avenues for readers to get started.
Confab 2013 is only a couple of weeks away. Editor and resident content strategist Marli Mesibov discusses the narratives guiding some of this year’s talks and the content strategy discussion at large.
Storytelling is a powerful tool allowing designers to influnce the behavior of others. Christina shares a number of resources to help us craft our own.
More commonly used for brainstorming, list-making, summarizing a topic or learning new information, mind maps enable association-based thinking in a non-linear way. Jenny Grinblo shows us how to use them on our product teams to a strategic end.
What a difference perspective can make. Based on his experience, Simon Pan shares five tips to help UX designers at digital agencies make the most of their time there.