I Can’t Work With You, But I Need To

A session at IA Summit 2013

Friday 5th April, 2013

10:30am to 11:15am (EST)

As user experience designers we work with a variety of different people, everyone from engineers to executives­­—not to mention the end users themselves. Successful team collaboration and empathy for the users are key to designing a superior user experience, but how do you do this when you are working with a myriad of different personality types? Can you keep personality conflicts from negatively impacting your work? This session will focus on identifying different personality types and learning how to communicate and work better with them. You will walk away with tips on collaborating more effectively with team members, selling UX to executives more successfully, and connecting more easily with end users when conducting research.

Some of the most well-known people in our industry have agreed to take a personality test just for this session. Come find out who they [really] are by putting your new skills to the test!

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Kyle Soucy

Founding Principal, Usable Interface. UX consultant specializing in user research and usability testing.

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53 attendees

  • Yixiu Wu
  • Amber D
  • alberta soranzo
  • Allison Menjivar
  • Amy Rubino
  • Andrew Pucci
  • Jenn Downs
  • Beth Bacon
  • Brian Hoffman
  • Dan B.
  • Cara Ferraro
  • Carrie Hane
  • Christopher Boetticher
  • Chiara Ogan
  • Crystal Kubitsky
  • Dave Burke
  • Donna Lichaw
  • Elena Babenko
  • Elizabeth Randolph
  • Erin Junge
  • Henken
  • Pei-Hsiu Tan
  • Jessica Ivins
  • Julia Finkelstein
  • Jaimi J.J. Kercher
  • Jason Huff
  • Suzanne Kafantaris
  • Keri (Jones) Aman
  • Kevin M. Hoffman
  • Katherine
  • Kyle Soucy
  • Lashanda Hodge
  • Lea Taylor Refice
  • Lis Pardi
  • Lauren Martin
  • Marie Joyce
  • christian crumlish
  • David Whittle
  • Matt Moore
  • nicolelarue
  • Pamela Ridgway
  • Paul McAleer
  • pechluck
  • Prudvi Raj Dommaraju Ravindranath
  • Rebecca (Jankowski) Pugliese
  • Rachel VH
  • Sabrina Ray
  • Shoko Yonekawa
  • Teresa Derrick
  • Traci Lepore
  • Jamie Thomson
  • Whitney Hess
  • Stephanie Schuhmacher

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  • Samantha Bailey
  • amy knox
  • Beth Klem
  • Jami
  • Jessica Royals
  • Kaleem
  • Murray Thompson
  • Naoko Kawachi
  • Patrick Lowery

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Time 10:30am11:15am EST

Date Fri 5th April 2013

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  • Creativity Lessons For Web Designers (Smashing eBooks)

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