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Does design fit into Agile delivery? The answer is both yes and no. It all depends on how design delivery is managed within the framework. Design is a creative process and needs enough room to add value and creativity to any product. Designers are a fundamental element within an agile team and this talk will be about how we can give UX/UI designers the room they need to work their magic and to add value to your product but to also ensure delivery and handover to the engineering team in time for development.

Learning Outcome:

  • What is UX Design?
  • What is UI Design?
  • The design process and why it is so important
  • Getting design ahead of dev
  • How to use Jira to track design?

About Speaker: Niki De Bruyn

Niki is a UX/UI Design Lead at DVT placed at Nedbank. After getting her degree in Psychology and Criminology and unsuccessfully becoming a crime fighting phenomenon, she found her love for solving human problems through technology and design. Humans are her main focus and she loves nothing more than taking something not so fun to use and turning into something helpful and useful. Niki has many years experience in the agile environment and as a design lead she has found a passion for design process and the management of designers and design delivery.

Twitter : @niki_de_bruyn
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/niki-de-bruyn-3070287a/
Email: niki@camdenstudios.co.za

About Sponsor:

Think Agile Think Agile started back in 2015 as a one-man operation, but we quickly expanded due to the demand from our clients. For the past few years we have helped many organizations implement Agile sustainably through mentoring, training, and coaching. Currently, we are a team of consultants with diverse background and experience. We travel the world speaking at Agile conferences, collecting knowledge, and bringing it back to South Africa to share with our customers. We do not stop searching for new and better ways.

Note: There is ample parking space outside the office that is safe and secure. There are 2 flights of stairs to walk up to get to our offices. If there is anyone with disabilities, please let me know so that we can arrange access from the Good lift.


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