Join me for a 45-minute intro to some of the real (and very human) reasons why organizations full of great, talented people don’t release awesome, useful products, and how executive alignment (using alignment personas) can make all the difference.
Talk: UW HCDE
An hour of practical, atypical advice on salaries, negotiations, and titles. Full of classic hits like ‘be brave for 10 seconds,’ ‘job descriptions are big dumb bullies,’ ‘say the number and STFU,’ ‘UX people need to learn about how business works,’ and ‘titles always matter.’ Also, there are diamonds.
Talk: World Usability Day 2018
This is a story about facing unforeseen challenges that made me want to rip my hair out (and use that hair to smack my client). It’s a story about how blockchain, in all its obscenely technical and ridiculously disruptive glory, flew into my airspace and hit me like a flock of geese hits a majestic airplane.
Talk: World Usability Day Keynote 2014
Tamara presented the opening keynote talk at the World Usability Day conference.