Asking the right questions before beginning a design project sets your team and project up for success. Better understanding a customer’s needs produces better software. In this article, we share which questions help teams align before beginning a project.
The most persuasive member of your team can often be the most difficult to manage. JD Jones gives tips on dealing with an opinionated, compelling, and defiant team member during meetings in the final part of his 6 Challenging Personality Types blog series.
Some team members have great ideas but struggle to effectively communicate them. This can cause confusion and damage the project at hand. Learn how to help team members communicate clearly and effectively in meetings.
A lack of focus during meetings can not only waste time and money, but hurt the project. Learn how to deal with a team member who multitasks during meetings in the fourth part of Jaymes Jones’ Challenging Personality Types blog series.
Facilitating meetings can be difficult, and with many attendees, it’s easy to go off track. JD Jones discusses how to facilitate meetings with attendees who relish debate in the third article of his 6 Challenging Personality Types series.
Ever received late round feedback that caused you to go back to the drawing board? Learn to facilitate meetings so late feedback doesn’t derail your project in the second article of our 6 Challenging Personality Types series.
Managing a team can be difficult. A team is made up of different personalities, and some are more challenging than others. Learn how to adapt your facilitation techniques to accommodate different personalities and communication styles.
Design systems are a trending topic these days. A quick glance at Alex Pate’s awesome design systems repo shows that…
A few years ago Modus graciously sponsored a trip for me and several other team members to attend a lean…
Over the past two years, Modus Create’s product design practice has grown from two employees to eight employees. As with any growing practice, we have experienced our growing pains. We also discovered new ways to problem solve and meet client needs. Check out our list of 10 design principles to run a succesful product design practice.