Software development comes to Agile from water-flow: the need for speed, adaptability and quality has to overcome a rigid approach.
Design and UX design comes to Agile from the opposite direction, it comes form chaos!
The problem in interface design comes from the fact that everybody has the impression to be a designer and everybody has the attitude of giving precise indications about layout, colors and elements design. The Agile style meeting gives the occasion of work in group and ask for every decision to everyone involved a very simple, but almost never asked, question: “Why?”.
Roberto Dadda, a doctor in chemical engineering and bio-engineer has begun his career designing the first applications of computers to the control of chemical plants and nuclear power station water treatment systems.
R&D manager in the largest artificial organs and life support systems in Italy was responsible for usability and user’s experience design of several critical medical apparatus like artificial kidneys, hearts and lungs.
R&D manager of Banca Intesa, the largest Italian bank was project manager for the building of the first Internet banking system in Italy, second in Europe, and of the usability of several systems, among them the branch office interface.
Nowadays acts as a consultant in the field of banking systems and web design.
Professor of Web Design and Social media dynamics at NABA, Milano, Laureate International Universities network (www.naba.it).
Roberto will speak about concepts and examples of successful adoption of “agile” principles in the design of user’s experience and of related interfaces.