At User Interface 12, Timothy Keirnan interviews Kim Goodwin, Vice
President and General Manager of Cooper, on November 7th, 2007.
Kim's presentations at User Interface 12 were "Integrating Design
In Your Organization" and "Essentials Of Interaction Design".
Points discussed include:
* Gardening as a metaphor for introducing improved design processes
into an organization
* How the folks at Cooper define "design"
* Kim's advice to isolated practitioners who are attempting to
improve the design processes at their workplace, and how to
maintain focus when your efforts start succeeding!
* Abundance thinking versus scarcity thinking, and the need for
taking risks when trying to innovate
The books written by Alan Cooper are About Face and The Inmates Are
Running The Asylum.
You can find Cooper's website at
After the 15 minute interview, Tim concludes the episode with some
feedback received from listeners.
Special thanks to User Interface Engineering (www.uie.com
) for making this episode
possible by sponsoring Design Critique at UI12.