2022-11-15 By Design: Organization and Transformation in Context

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At our November event design practitioner Noah Fang shares his exploration at the intersection of design thinking and organizational transformation. In his talk he will discuss themes related to the next bigger context; design in organizations; expertise under siege; transformation by design; leadership by design; and activism by design.

Noah Fang is a design practitioner and public servant. His current role is senior advisor on business transformation. His past roles include business strategist, documentary writer, creative director, user-experience manager, experience designer, product manager, editor, graphic designer, software engineer, and more. He is the co-author of Prescriptive Analytics: A Short Introduction to Counterintuitive Intelligence and The Transformable Enterprise: Enterprise Architecture in a New Key, and has translated three other books on design and interactive storytelling. He studied computer science at university and was drawn to the broader field of design over the decades. He lives with his family in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.

To learn more about Noah’s work see: https://kingofark.com


Our Sponsors

We are extremely grateful to these organizations for their generous support of CapCHI and the local UX community.

Carleton University Master of HCI


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The Master of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) degree offers students an opportunity to explore their native discipline in more depth while also gaining insight into the language and constraints under which specialists in other disciplines in the HCI field work.





We’re an exceptional team of highly experienced behavioural researchers and design strategists. We apply a fundamental understanding of human behaviour, strategic design and human-computer interaction to deliver product and service design value.


Jumping Elephants

https://www.jumpingelephants.ca Jumping ElephantsJumping Elephants is a full-service, consulting group based in Ottawa and specializing in user-centred solutions design and business process management for the public and private sector.


Portage CyberTech


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Our business and technical professionals are committed to helping private and public sector organizations adopt, utilize, and manage technology to deliver trusted, high-value digital services.


Human-Centred Design Lab

http://human-centred.caHuman-Centred Design InstituteAn interdisciplinary postgraduate program and research lab focused on evidence-based design strategy. We work with businesses, governments and not-for-profit organizations to provide students an industry-focused learning experience.


About CapCHI

CapCHI (www.capchi.org) is a social and professional society of people who work as user interface designers, researchers, educators, software developers, web designers, graphic designers and human factors engineers in and around Canada’s National Capital Region. Founded in 1991, CapCHI’s goal is to bring together local professionals interested in how humans and computers interact, in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. 

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