Category: Design

Company
Rachael Geaney

Our adaptation to distributed working

Multiple variables such as roles, work requirements, locations, business and client needs, impact how we work. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution and we needed to create a new, evolving framework that aligns with Cogent’s values. One that clearly defines the optimal balance of remote and distributed work, enabling the highest quality of work whilst protecting the health and well-being of Cogent, its people and our clients.

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Design
Matt Shanks

Design and Development Empathy – Covidence Case Study

It’s been interesting to watch the ways in which software companies are trying to bridge the conceptual and language gaps of designers and developers. There are frameworks, design systems, collaboration tools and so on that are ‘trying to connect designers and developers in a better way’. And, whilst I use these tools regularly, none of them come close to doing the actual work of listening and understanding the needs of ‘the other’.

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Design
Will Rockel

Aligning design tools with design practices – Part 2

In Part 2 of this series, I’ll step through a practical process for assessing the nature and value of the tools you’re currently using, and your organisation’s design maturity, before suggesting some next steps to help you create a roadmap for a better design culture.

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Design
Will Rockel

Aligning design tools with design practices – Part 1

In this two-part series, I’ll take a look firstly at the reasons why we choose and use the tools we do, and what those tools say about our organisations. In Part 2, I’ll step through a practical process for assessing the nature and value of the tools you’re currently using, and your organisation’s design maturity, before suggesting some next steps to help you create a roadmap for a better design culture.

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