Death to draining meetings: UX strategies for engaging online gatherings

Thursday, April 7, 11:00am-12:00pm

You've been there, a Zoom room full of people, in a meeting that's dragging on, and nothing is getting accomplished. You're supposed to be critiquing a hard concept or making tough decisions about priorities, but without an engaging focus, attendees start checking their email, turning off their cameras, drifting off to another monitor or a pet in the background...

The thing is, these meetings are vital to the success of our projects. In my world of user experience (UX) design, effective meetings have become a vital ingredient for creating a good end-user experience.

In this talk, I'll crack open my toolbox and share some of my go-to tips and secrets for creating an engaging online experience at your next team meeting.

You'll walk away with:

- An understanding of how models and activities can keep attendees engaged and ideas flowing.

- Tips for getting useful feedback on your own work.

- Strategies from UX research to improve your facilitation skills and help you get curious with stakeholders.