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Ari Tanninen
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Better purpose, better organizations, better management, better products, better business, better life. UCD, systems thinking, complexity, agile, lean, zen.
Better purpose, better organizations, better management, better products, better business, better life. UCD, systems thinking, complexity, agile, lean, zen.

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Introduction to The Responsibility Process
I gave a talk about Christopher Avery's Responsibility Process today in Agile Finland's Helsinki Coaching Circle . Introduction to the responsibility process from Ari Tanninen Once again thanks for all attendees for the opportunity to gather and clarify my...

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The double diamond process
A nifty depiction of a design process is the double diamond. I have found it useful for clarifying the intent of product development activities, and the purpose of various design tools. The process was originally developed in 2005 by The Design Council in U...

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Process Design Game
Last year I designed a simple design game for co-designing business processes and/or use cases. Since it has been used commercially in at least two companies, I decided to publish it under Creative Commons just to avoid any confusion with copyrights. This i...

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Blogged about why big companies doing business with other big companies care very little about user experience.
http://stopandfix.blogspot.fi/2015/02/user-experience-in-b2b-meh.html

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User experience in B2B - meh
The other week I was discussing the all-too-common difficulty of selling user experience design to executives and bigger companies in general. Startups seem to get the importance of user experience, and certainly companies whose customers are consumers. But...

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Definition of "high-level"
high-level [hahy-lev-uh l] adjective, adverb A management speak qualifier that removes the demand to be fact-based, coherent and cosmologically feasible from the following presentation, concept or idea. Warning flag for implementors and other people connect...

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Function of design in new business development
Yet another take on using user-centered design methods in not only software but product and business development in general. The examples are mostly the same as in my previous talks, but the angle is different, and combines Customer Development / Business-M...

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Design up front is back!
I gave a fifteen minute talk about using design methods to boost software product development at Tampere Goes Agile 2013. This is probably the best talk I have ever given, I really like the fifteen-minute format. Here are the slides. The core message of the...

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Management void
Too many companies are in trouble because no one is managing them. In the scope of this blog entry, management means managing work so that it works, and looking after the organization so that it is functional (and I really don’t care to get into the differe...
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