Opti-Pessimism at UX Scotland 2019

Opti-Pessimism at UX Scotland 2019

Talks
It was an honor for Cheryl to kick off UX Scotland 2019 as their opening keynote speaker! Thanks for coming along as we explored elephants, dung, and worst case scenarios in a journey to discover how to adapt our design process for the consequences of big impact. Watch the talk video (60min) on VimeoDownload the slides (18MB PDF) Want even more on the topic? Check out Cheryl’s recent piece on AI and opti-pessimism on Medium. If you're interested in booking this keynote for your event, reach out to cheryl@ideaplatz.com.
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IxD19 video now available: lessons from digital broadcast communities

IxD19 video now available: lessons from digital broadcast communities

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Cheryl's talk from this year's Interaction Week conference is now available on Vimeo! Join her as she tackles an entirely new subject: her experience with digital broadcast communities. (And another thank you to the IxD organizers for the opportunity to share this story, in spite of a memorable snowstorm.) https://vimeo.com/321830432
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UX Days Tokyo & Seoul 2019

UX Days Tokyo & Seoul 2019

Talks, Workshops
Cheryl is honored this week to speak at both UX Days Tokyo and the inaugural UX Days Seoul! UX Days 2019 marks the debut of Cheryl's new brand new talk, Voice User Interface Design: New Solutions for Old Problems. (Click here to download Cheryl's UX Days 2019 talk slides in PDF form: 18MB.) Based on one of Cheryl's most popular Medium posts, this new talk reflects upon the success of today's voice interfaces and provides a framework for beginning your product's voice design journey. Cheryl is bringing this talk later this year to An Event Apart in Chicago, and to Interaction Latin America in October. In addition to the talks, Cheryl brought her renowned full-day VUI design workshop to UX Days. Seoul's workshop was a great success, and we look…
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Improv + Design Webinar with Rosenfeld Media

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Cheryl will be the guest for the March edition of the Enterprise Experience webinar, hosted by Rosenfeld Media. Join Cheryl for a live Q&A expanding upon the themes she introduced in her popular "Collaborative Creativity with Improv" talk from DesignOps Summit 2018.The webinar is provided to registered members of the Enterprise Experience community - but registration is free! March 7, 2019 / 11AM ET / 8AM PT https://rosenfeldmedia.com/enterprise-experience-community/archive/videoconference-cheryl-platz-merging-improv-design/
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Video from Amuse UX 2018 now available

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In October, Cheryl had the honor of speaking at Amuse UX Conference in Budapest, Hungary. She delivered her popular "Future of Voice" talk, updated to reflect new developments and including major new points around voice personas and human perception. That talk is now available to view, either on the Amuse conference site or on YouTube. Thanks again to all of the hardworking volunteers and staff members who made the event possible! Are you interested in this talk for your event? Contact us at info@ideaplatz.com. Cheryl's 2019 calendar is filling rapidly!
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New improv for design talk premiered at DesignOps Summit 2018

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This week in New York City, Cheryl took the stage with local guest performer Jason Specland to bring a brand new keynote-length talk to the attendees of Rosenfeld Media's DesignOps Summit 2018. In this brand new talk, Cheryl outlines three key improvisational principles and how they can be directly applied to our roles as design leaders. Along the way, Cheryl and Jason perform improvisational games that reflect these principles and show how embracing the unknown can lead to engaging outcomes. Cheryl and Jason also taught the audience several take-home group improv games to take back to their teams. Full video: DesignOps Summit 2018 Check out some of the Tweets below, or peek at the slides on Slideshare. This talk is available for conferences looking to increase energy or shake up…
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Speaking at Amuse UX Conference

Talks, Workshops
Cheryl is in Budapest today to speak at Amuse UX Conference, bringing a newly updated version of her groundbreaking talk The Future of Voice. Want to download the slides? We've got your back. Future of Voice: Amuse UX 2018 (PDF) A few additional seats have been added to our full-day Giving Voice to Voice Designs workshop scheduled during Amuse workshop day on Halloween - grab one here for $330 before they're gone again!
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NEW TALK: Creativity through Improv (DesignOps Summit in NYC)

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Ideaplatz is proud to announce the debut of our 2nd new talk in 2018: Collaborative Creativity with Improv. This highly energetic, interactive, entertaining session is a great choice to re-energize a crowd after a long day of mind-bending sessions. Session brief: "Improvisational theater performers create an environment where creativity is maximized within an environment of listening and nonjudgemental collaboration. Take a peek behind the curtain as two professional improvisors (and technologists!) demonstrate some of the key principles they apply not just onstage, but their day jobs at software companies as well. All this while laughing your way through the end of the day!" Join us in New York City at the DesignOps Summit on November 7 at 4:20 PM to get a glimpse at some of the improv principles that…
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VUI Workshop in Budapest on Oct 31!

Talks, Workshops
Join us for our full-day voice workshop in Budapest on October 31 Amuse UX has booked us for a rare full-day version of our world-renowned voice design workshop, Giving Voice to your Voice Designs. Our curriculum has been updated in 2018 for even more interactivity, and received rave reviews at UX London 2018 and UX Week 2018 in its half-day form. This full day format allows plenty of time for hands-on exploration of your voice skill, feature, or idea - and some concepts not discussed in the half day version of the class. This will be the last public presentation of the workshop in Europe this year! Get your tickets now - only $330 for the day. Tickets available on the Amuse UX site. Cheryl speaks at the main Amuse…
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New talk video available: UX London 2018

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Cheryl's 45-minute version of "The Future of Voice" as presented at UX London 2018 is now available on Vimeo! The content has been significantly updated since its last presentation at Microsoft Research, incorporating feedback from attendees at previous presentations and adapting to include late-breaking developments like Duplex and Xiaoice. Thanks to the folks at Clearleft for the wonderful opportunity, and to everyone who shared their perspectives after the talk! Reach out to Cheryl if you're interested in bringing her take on the future of voice interaction to your company or conference. Check out the video: The Future of Voice: Cheryl Platz, UX London 2018 from Clearleft on Vimeo.
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