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3 ways to Strengthen Research Influence and Impact

Whether it’s Design, Product, or Engineering, establishing and maintaining strong partnerships are critical to a researcher’s work and require strategic skills that are important to strengthen a researcher’s influence and impact. In this talk, Renee will provide examples and resources, to put into practice right away, on how to sharpen your UXR toolkit to have… Continue reading 3 ways to Strengthen Research Influence and Impact

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A Roomba for all Countries: How User Research Can Shape the Industrial Design of Physical Products

How do you design in-home products that appeal to a global audience? Interior design styles and personal preferences vary. There are cultural factors at play with product colors and finishes. In this talk, Vanessa Wiegel shares how her team conducts industrial design research to determine iRobot’s global CMF strategy (i.e. colors, materials, finishes). By sharing… Continue reading A Roomba for all Countries: How User Research Can Shape the Industrial Design of Physical Products

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Align Your Career To Your Ikigai

Want to invest in your career but not sure where to start? In this talk, Satsuko will share what’s worked for her and others when switching career paths, help in identifying one’s passion, and tips on how to keep up the momentum to learn. You will leave the session with exercises and frameworks to tap… Continue reading Align Your Career To Your Ikigai

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Break — Guided Meditation

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Break — Guided Meditation

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Break — Magic Show!

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Break — Magic Show!

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Building The Future of Work Using UXR Skills

As researchers, we are well versed in using research to build better products. What would happen if we used research to build better work places? Members of Shopify’s Employee Experience Research (EXR) team will share how the team came to be, speak to the similarities and differences between EXR and UXR, and illustrate how they… Continue reading Building The Future of Work Using UXR Skills

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