November 2020 Talks: Slides Available

November 2020 Talks: Slides Available

Talks
Thank you to everyone who attended my three talks this month as I (virtually) tour in support of the release of my new book, Design Beyond Devices, coming from Rosenfeld Media on December 1, 2020. (Order from the Rosenfeld Media website before November 30th to get 15% off plus free domestic shipping, or find it at your local Amazon distributor.) Presentation PDFs Of course, it's always a lovely sign when folks would like a copy of the talk slides to refer back to later. Here are this month's presentations for your reference: Opti-pessimism: Design, AI, and Our Uncertain FuturePuget Sound Usability Day 2020Download Capturing Customer Context for Cross-Channel Experiences - Mind the Product Digital AutumnDownload Design Beyond Devices: Between the (Book) CoversPuget Sound SIGCHI's November chapter meetingDownload Customer Context Worksheets…
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Virtual Book Tour: Fall 2020 Dates

Virtual Book Tour: Fall 2020 Dates

Books, Talks
In the winter of 2020, I announced a tour that never came to be - a set of speaking engagements around the US in support of my upcoming book, Design Beyond Devices. COVID-19 had other plans, and each of those dates was cancelled. Instead, I'm bringing you a virtual tour - which means more price points and more opportunities for anyone to join me from anywhere in the world! In the fall of 2020, I'm hitting the virtual pavement to begin unveiling the content that I've poured into my upcoming book Design Beyond Devices. I've been hard at work on this book for a year, but the intellectual groundwork for the book goes back nearly a decade. I'm excited to finally bring these frameworks and ideas to the rest of…
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Opti-Pessimism at Interaction Latin America 2019

Opti-Pessimism at Interaction Latin America 2019

Talks
Thank you to the volunteers, staff, and attendees in Medellin, Colombia for the warm welcome and for attending Cheryl's "Opti-Pessimism" keynote on November 2. The talk was updated to reflect the conference themes, so new slides are in order! Download Opti-Pessimism from ILA 2019 (PDF, 18MB) #OptiPessimism will be one of the many topics covered in Cheryl's upcoming book for Rosenfeld Media: "Design Beyond Devices", coming in 2020. Click here to learn more and to sign up for updates!
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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

Talks
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

Talks
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

Talks
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

Talks
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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