Tales from a Post-it Guru: How to externalize the work, foster alignment, and turn meetings into workshops that move the work forward
|Different companies use boards and post-its differently or not at all. What’s the philosophy at your organization? Is it dogmatic? Is it tentative? Do they even exist?
You’ll learn about the benefits and drawbacks of boards–how to align stakeholders in a more democratic way, subtle cues that have big results for making decisions together.
You’ll learn the philosophical underpinnings of when to use them, when boards fit in–what the strategy for using boards, when they shine and when they fail.
You’ll also learn the tactical side of building boards–what materials to use, how to create a strong visual hierarchy.
You will hear 3 stories of how User Researchers are the hero and can change organizational culture through utilizing boards and post-its:
Office interior design are often built to solidify power hierarchies –big boards and colorful post-its can bust those up and invite in colleagues to work in new ways. They are playful and fun–this breaks the ice, creates energy, it’s not business as usual!