Meetings and The Expert [Video]

first_imgWhen my friend Josie Scott shared this video in a user experience group we belong to, I had to share it on my blog.Ever been to a meeting where the impossible is asked? Here’s the scenario: a company is preparing to launch a new strategic initiative to increase market penetration. They’re meeting with an agency to discuss the project. The company’s key contact person explains the project requires seven red lines. Walter, the agency’s expert on all matters related to drawing red lines, is asked to draw the lines. Sounds like an easy task, right?The Impossible RequestIt’s not an easy task when the request becomes seven red lines, which are all perpendicular lines, some with green ink and some with transparent ink. And the company’s design specialist asks if one of the lines can be drawn in the form of a kitten. Market research tells our users like cute animals. It’d be really great if…Sound similar to a meeting you’ve had recently? This seven-minute video will either have you in a fit of laughter in less than a minute, or you’ll be nodding your head as you remember a similar meeting. Have you ever been in a meeting where the impossible was asked? I’d love to hear what happened; share your experience in the comments. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading…RelatedPaul Boag: Fight the SystemIf you work on a web team in a large institution or corporation, you would have found great advice from Paul Boag of Boagworld in his Fight the System webinar this past week. I was fortunate to catch news of the free webinar on Twitter and signed up quickly before…In “Web design”October 19, 2018 Weekly Roundup of Web Design and Development NewsIn this week’s web design and development news roundup, you’ll learn about the relationship between information architecture and content strategy, find pragmatic rules for web accessibility, discover how and why you would use negative grid lines in CSS Grid, and more. If you’re new to my blog, each Friday I…In “Web design & development links”WordSesh 2018: What Clients Really WantIn his What Clients Really Want session at the WordSesh 2018 virtual WordPress developers conference today, Nathan Allotey shared his insights from working with clients and learning what they really want. He explained that sometimes it can be hard to find out. Some clients will tell you all the features…In “Business”last_img

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