Sara Michelazzo works as Italy Design Lead at ThoughtWorks where she leads the design strategy for global organisations. Before moving back to Italy she worked in ThoughtWorks London, and in start-ups in Sydney and New York. She is a TEDx speaker and she recently illustrated the O’Reilly Book “Understanding Design Thinking, Lean and Agile”.
Designer to developer ratio improved by 2.5x in the last 5 years. Companies hire designers, but they fail to foster a culture of collaboration, this leads to frustration, conflicts and sub-optimal products.
This talk is for designers, developers, product owners and anyone committed to encouraging collaboration. Sara and Alberto will share insights on how to align teams on shared goals, embrace the appropriate rituals, follow best practices and pick the right tools.