Author Archives: Jason Furnell

About Jason Furnell

design thinker . experience designer . lo-fi sketcher . workshop facilitator . visual thinker . diagrammer . agile believer . multidisciplinary collaborator . build sequencer . incrementing and iterating . architecting information . presenting and pitching . master of design (its a degree, not a self assigned title) . dyslexic . misspell-er of many many many things....

Collaborative Design Facilitator Cards (First Iteration)

So I am on the verge of running yet another collaborative design workshop and decided to create a set of facilitator cards. This first iteration is rough, but will do the trick for now. They combine different techniques together into what I … Continue reading

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realestate.com.au iphone application

Delighted to see the REA iphone app launch to great success. After a week it is… Rated 4+ stars #1 in the Top Free Lifestyle Apps Category #19 overall in the Top Free Apps Category It was a delight to … Continue reading

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iPhone sketch template

Created these yesterday. Caring is sharing…..          

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XD across mulitple enterprise systems

ThoughtWorks has a healthy community of people who you can ask random questions… and generally get a pretty good response. This response to the question “Experience with planning XD across multiple enterprise systems” from Lindsay Ratcliffe was no doubt off … Continue reading

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Creation of a diagram in a day (Experience Design : From Strategy to Delivery within the Agile Product Delivery Process)

A post partly about a diagram that expresses the way XD plays from strategy to delivery, but mostly about the generation of a diagram in a day. Creation of a diagram in a day…. 1. Figure out what you are … Continue reading

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Business Model Canvas – Facilitator Cards

I have created a set of facilitator cards to help run Business Model Workshops. Defiantly worth printing a set if your going to run a session. Forgive my crappy handwriting ! Download the entire set in the attached A5 pdf – Business_Model_Canvas_Facilitator_Cards I need to explicitly state that this … Continue reading

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Sketching, Sketching, Sketching

really enjoying sketching… thought i would just post a few small examples.  

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Facilitating Collaborative Design Workshops – a step by step guide for rapidly creating a shared vision for execution

So how do you do great design in a rapid, multidisciplinary and inclusive way? How do you set up new projects for success in a fast moving, agile environment? How do you ensure shared understanding and ownership of new initiatives in just … Continue reading

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Envisioning v’s Inception

Envisioning is not BUFD, but it is a (lean) phase that proceeds inceptions in some cases. The real diference between envisioning and inception is they have different objectives. Envisioning is about developing and testing the customer proposition for a new service, usually … Continue reading

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Agile demands that you get closer to your customers

An argument (using the agile principals as a base) for why software teams need to get closer to their end users / customers Individuals and interactions over processes and tools so…. you have built a few insurance applications in your time … Continue reading

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