Andrea Picchi - Designer, Mentor, Evangelist
Andrea Picchi - Designer, Mentor, Evangelist

Andrea Picchi
Designer, Mentor, Evangelist

Continuous Innovation: Going beyond Agile, Lean, and Design Thinking toward a new human-centered paradigm of working – World Usability Congress 2018

Messecongress North (Graz, Austria). Continuous Innovation: Going beyond Agile, Lean, and Design Thinking toward a new human-centered paradigm of working. The modern digital landscape transformed the way companies do business and the fundamental definition of sustainable business. The software is now the connective tissue of every product and service, and people increased affinity with technology redefined their experience standards and expectations.

This scenario has a bi-dimensional effect on organizations of all kinds.

Internally, this shift is quickly becoming a crucial operational challenge for businesses that require a complete rethinking of the way they organize and manage their work. Externally, human-centricity has become a mandatory requirement to achieve success. Defining a business model around the continuous fulfillment of human needs is the only way to establish a sustainable business.

In this session, combining my experiences at Apple, Google, Samsung, Nokia, and Sony, we will introduce operational principles and present practical examples that can be implemented to establish a human-centered impact-oriented problem-solving practice, horizontally across any organization.
How to form an efficient team, how to architect a supportive workspace, how to define a productive process, but also how to manage team finance and how to connect multiple streams of work, are few examples of what will discuss in this session. The human-centered, impact-oriented, culture behind this paradigm has the ability to improve employees performance, increase customer satisfaction, and ultimately, increment business profitability and longevity.

Andrea Picchi - World Usability Congress 2018