Is your company ‘design-capable’?

Design capable?

If you have to prove the value of design, you’re not in a design-capable company! Some tips on getting good design done in your organisation. How to be a design-capable organisation In June, I attended (and sketchnoted) a “smart salon”…

Three awesome digital project management tools

Sketchnote of Mary's project management network seminar

From Post-its to trellits: Making real project work virtual Post-it notes are great for so many things – but they are not easy to work with remotely.  In our bi-monthly EMBL-EBI Project Management Network meeting, we looked at some of…

Seminar: “The Loudest Duck” by Laura Liswood

diversity seminar leadership

What can female heads of state teach us about diversity in leadership? Today’s sketchnote features highlights from a thought-provoking seminar by American author and speaker, Laura Liswood.  Laura is Secretary General of the Council of Women World Leaders and Senior…

Sketchnotes from UX Scotland 2015

Keynote: Designing Engaging Products
by Jane Austin

Here are my sketchnotes from the User Experience Scotland Conference, Edinburgh. This event took place on 11-12 June 2015. Thank you for all the interesting talks – and for bringing out the sunshine again this year.  Tweet me if you…

Why you need an ORCID

Do you have an ORCID?

The problem with names… Years ago, I remember looking at Facebook for the first time to set up an account and typing in “Jenny Cham” to see if there were other people already using the same name.  There were loads…