All posts by Gerry Scullion

Founder of This is HCD and host of Bringing Design Closer. Director of Humana Design a human-centered service design practice in Dublin, Ireland. Fellow of RSA.

Rachael Mullins

In over 10 years in tech, Rachael’s goal has always been to get the right information to the right user at the right time, whether she’s working as a content strategist, a UX writer or a technical writer.

/ October 25, 2017

Jennifer Philippe – ‘Building HCD at Scale’

In this episode, we ask the big questions about human-centred design and large organizations. Why design teams alone, are not enough to become customer lead, and why we need to look at a sustainable way to scale human-centred design in...

/ October 19, 2017

Gerry Gaffney

Gerry Gaffney runs a small UX consultancy in Melbourne, called Information and Design. He set up the company 25 years ago, originally to focus on technical communication.

/ October 18, 2017
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‘The intersect of Service and UX design’ with Eduardo Kranz, Design Director at Fjord

Service Design is becoming progressively popular and applied to different sectors and challenges to create future visions and experiences that holistically deliver to the needs of customers and citizens.

/ October 13, 2017
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Tarra Van Amerongen – ‘Why your idea never gets built. The story of business designers as the unsung hero of service design.’

In this episode, we get down into the nooks and crannies about what a business designer does, how it complements service design and activities and much, much more. This is a really insightful conversation. I hope you enjoyed as much as...

/ October 10, 2017
Value of Design

‘Companies Are Designed not To Value Design’ with Kirsten Mann, VP of Product and Design at Aconex

The value of design is difficult to define. Design is hard to isolate as a function and the design function operates differently by industry.

/ October 4, 2017

Elizabeth Pek

Elizabeth is a strategic design leader who has been involved in developing market-leading products for over 21 years

/ October 4, 2017
Andy Polaine

Andy Polaine

Andy Polaine is the APAC Regional Design Director and APAC Evolution Lead global design and innovation consultancy Fjord.

/ September 29, 2017

‘Diversity at Work’ with Anthony Quinn, Emma Jones and Michelle Starr

Diversity has been a hot topic for a long time and much has been said and done to create awareness of the problems that exist.

/ September 27, 2017

‘Engaging stakeholders in large organisations’ with Cyril Secourgeon

Cyril will be discussing how to get stakeholder buy-in, collaborate effectively with them and keep them fully engaged throughout a project.

/ September 24, 2017
Emma Jones

Emma Jones

Emma Jones is a talent leader with over 20 years experience in a wide cross-section of people, culture and talent disciplines. She has worked in businesses from boot-strapped tech' start-ups to global corporates, across the UK, US and Australia.

/ September 15, 2017

Michelle Starr

Michelle is an independent consultant who has over 17 years’ experience assisting businesses with their strategic and operational change needs, using a practical change management approach gleaned from a project/program management background.

/ September 15, 2017
Barbara Spanton

Barbara Spanton – ‘Disposable design and our obsession with the redesign’

We caught up with the wonderful Barbara Spanton from Ottawa in Canada. Barbara is a UX Lead in Shopify and in this episode, we discuss the industry’s obsession with the redesign.

/ September 2, 2017
Adrienne Tan

This is HCD welcomes Adrienne Tan as new podcast host

We are so delighted to welcome Adrienne to the podcast as a host and are really excited about the conversations that will be captured moving forward. I believe the different conversational perspectives of Design looking into Product and vice versa,...

/ August 23, 2017

Megan Dell – ‘What does effective human centered design leadership look like?’

We get Megan’s perspective on what makes a good and bad leader and drill deeper into the organizational and cultural considerations that let the Human centered design methodology bloom.

/ August 17, 2017

Barbara Spanton

Barb is UX Lead at Shopify, in Ottawa Canada, where she’s trying to make the path to entrepreneurship a little bit better.

/ August 16, 2017