Cennydd Bowles is a design manager at Twitter, with a decade of experience advising companies on the benefits of customer-focused design. He is a columnist for A List Apart, and author of the book Undercover User Experience Design.
Product Design for Tomorrow
The user experience design discipline is stagnating at a dangerous time. Its core mindsets, methods, and tools have been successful over the last decade, but are becoming poorly suited to the challenges of 2015 and beyond. Let's talk about the next ten years of our field.
As diversity - of users, of inputs, of contexts - becomes the dominant force in technology, designers need a more flexible toolkit. Contemporary digital product design demands a mastery of timing and motion, a deep knowledge of modern prototyping tools, and a fluidity of process that allows you to tailor your approach for the task at hand.