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In this episode, we sit down with Jerry Michalski to discuss our shared passion for Human-Centered Design and the crucial role it plays in creating products that truly serve people.

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We chatted with Loren Baxter, a product designer at Felt, about their innovative mapping software.

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Jenny Winfield, a user researcher specialising in research about socially taboo topics and trauma

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Arun Martin’s Insights from Transitioning to Service Design at IBM and his Service Design Journey.

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We're joined by Genevieve Gaudet from Nava. She sheds light on her role as Director of Design

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Exploring the Art of Design, Parenthood, and Finding Balance

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It's Dave Gray, co-author of Gamestorming, and author of The Connected Company, and one of my favourite all-time books, not just design books, Liminal Thinking.

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In today's episode, I'm diving into conversation with Graham Nolan, the Head of Design for Accenture Song in Ireland

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“Today on the show, we're joined by Jenni Parker, a passionate designer from Humaly in the UK”

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"Discovering Purpose Beyond Consumerism: A Story of Radical Transformation and Social Impact"

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"Nurturing Diversity, Bridging Education and Practice, and Crafting Inclusive Conferences"

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I speak with Anthony Murphy of Mythical Ireland. Over the last 30 or so years, he has really explored the surrounding areas of Newgrange and has become a well of knowledge about that area.

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I was so impressed by Lilli’s awesome background and devotion to applying design to enable a greater sense of resilience for both businesses and the planet.

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Exploring the Intersection of Passion and Purpose in Tackling Climate Change and Sustainability

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Unveiling Innovative Insights and Solutions for Evolving UX Challenges

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"Fostering Innovation and Collaboration Across Industries Through Musical Inspiration"

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"Exploring Service Design Strategies, Leadership Dynamics, and Employee Engagement Enhancement"

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The discussion revolves around the concept of liminal thinking and its applications in problem-solving and personal growth.

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Ben's career spans IT to telecoms and the evolving media landscape.

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"Exploring Holistic Approaches, Challenges, and Collaborative Solutions in Supporting Neurodivergent Individuals"

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"Navigating the World of Customer Journey Management, Operationalizing Maps, and Overcoming Challenges in Service Design"

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We catch up with Damian Kernahan in Sydney, Australia for an insight into his professional journey understanding customer experiences.

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Exploring the intersection of anti-branding, environmental impact, and the pursuit of lasting quality in the world of fashion with Jon Wallhouse, founder of Sutsu.

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Cleaner web design for a better environment

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Unlocking Organizational Innovation, Aligning Leaders, and Overcoming Biases in a Conversation with Design Strategist Munib Karavdic

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The wonderful Morgan Miller shares his journey at Stanford, where he transitioned from an arts program coordinator to leading a service design team.

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Jeff Gothelf's Insights on Selling UX, Navigating Lean Principles, and Decoding OKR Challenges

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In this episode, we welcome Professor Sonia Livingstone with Kruakae Pothong from the London School of Economics, also involved in Playful By Design.

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In this episode, we speak about the nuances between strategic design and service design.

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In this eye opening episode, we meet Catalina Bonavia, designer of a Health-Enhancing Toilet in Argentina which quite literally has changed people's lives.

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I'm delighted to have you with me for another cracking episode this time with Ben Dunn Flores, Co-Founder of Roost.

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I'm delighted to have you with me for another cracking episode this time with Aoife Dooley, one of Ireland’s most talented illustrators.

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In this profoundly moving episode, we dive deep into a transformative journey with our distinguished guest, Heldiney Pereira.

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In 'Designing Complexity: Beyond Templates to True Visualization', we dive deep into the transformative world of data design.

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In this episode we speak with Jen, his Mum, and Patrick and hear about the journey that Patrick has been on since having cochlear implants at aged-1. We speak about how this incredible technology has impacted his life.

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Leon, Michael and Bill all work for one of my absolute favourite UX businesses, Balsamiq.

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From the early days of Adaptive Path to the rise of service design as a strategic force, Patrick reveals the nuances of running a successful design studio, Harmonic Design.

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World Wide Waste with Gerry McGovern
September 28, 2023
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The point is that 5G is a solution that is looking for a killer app. 5G exceeds our biological capabilities to read, to watch, to listen. I don’t know a killer app for 5G.

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Play. Something we all did as children, but as we grow older, it's less and less common to see, and even more so within the workplace. Play is often seen as the opposite of work.

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Today on the show we have up until recently, the world's first chief design officer within a bank setting. Opher Yom Tov.

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Today on the show we have a very special guest, Mollie, of Irish with Mollie Instagram fame.

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World Wide Waste with Gerry McGovern
September 7, 2023
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Steven Gonzalez Monserrate is a postdoctoral researcher in the Fixing Futures research training group at Goethe University.

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Many of you will have heard of Ikigai, the Japanese concept of aligning our lives to our purpose, something I am deeply involved with at the moment on my coaching programmes.

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Way back in 2017, I caught up with Greg Bernarda, Co-author of the best selling innovation book, Value Proposition Design by Strategyzer. I've known Greg for a long time, and in this episode we reflect on where the time between books, where he sees Value Proposition Design and also the Business Model Canvas in the current world.

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Hey folks, and welcome to a shorter and special update and everything to do with this as HCD many of you have been reaching out and asking...

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Episode 1: Green Sacrifice Zones. Ireland is the 13th worst country in the world for biodiversity. We are internationally recognized as an ecological desert. “Ireland is one of the worst places on the entire planet for nature,” according to author Eoghan Daltun.

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Heather is based in Singapore where they run Global Speech Academy, an organisation focussed on improving the quality of communication across the departments and teams. We chat in great detail about language bias.

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Today on the show I speak with Sarah Clearwater about a Design Leadership.

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Earlier this year, I attended a conference in Nuremberg called Teaming with AI, run by my good friends, Markus Edgar Hormess, Adam Lawrence from WorlPlayExperience and also today’s guest, Florian Bailey.

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I have become captivated about many of the leading authors on complexity, and was thrilled when Neil agreed to record with me, his first from within the Design world. I’ve been researching complexity for several months, and unpacking what we can take away from decades of research by leaders in the field. How can we apply this level of thinking into our day to day work as change-makers.

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