BoS Conf Online.Spring Speaker – Scott Berkun

Coming up at BoS Conf Online.Spring, Scott Berkun talks how easy is your product to use?

With a strong UX background and a host of amazing books behind him, Scott Berkun comes to BoS Conf Online.Spring with an interactive session aimed at helping you identify the design principles of your product your users may find difficult to navigate.

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Who is Scott Berkun?

Scott Berkun Author how design makes the world

Scott Berkun is a bestselling author, explainer and popular speaker on creativity, leading projects, culture, business and many other subjects. He’s the author of eight books, including How Design Makes The WorldThe Myths of InnovationConfessions of a Public Speaker, and The Year Without Pants

Born and raised in Queens, NYC, he studied philosophy, computer science and design at CMU. His first career focused on UX Design. At Microsoft he worked on Internet Explorer 1.0 to 5.0, Windows, MSN and later led an engineering team at WordPress.com (2010-2012) responsible for Jetpack, Publicize and other features used by millions of people.   

Scott has spoken at BoS twice before, on inspiring creativity in your organization and on his year without pants where he shared his experiences of working at Automattic, a fully remote organization, when spending a year without wearing pants was remarkable.

How to connect with Scott

Twitter // LinkedIn // Buy BoS Conf Online.Spring Ticket

What will you learn?

Design is important and fun because it applies to everything, user interface design, software design, business design… even event design. Drawing on the work in his latest [excellent] book, ‘How Design Makes the World’, Scott will help you understand why everyone has an impact on design, why design matters, and will empower you to ask better questions about your product.

In this interactive session Scott will show you how to:

  • evaluate your usability effectively;
  • tell if your business would benefit from better design;
  • make it happen.

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