2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

UX Love Potion: Influencing Through Collaboration

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Struggling to have the impact you want?
Win the hearts of your teammates and stakeholders with this simple recipe for Deep Collaboration!
We’ll share the techniques we used to transform naysayers into UX advocates while creating the 5-star Intuit Snap Payroll iPhone app.
1. Find the Spark: Leverage your unique UX skills to build a strong foundation for collaboration. Learn how to overcome the roadblocks that cause stereotypes and conflict.
2. Open Up: Look like a rockstar while making UX everyone’s responsibility. Learn how to up your impact by bringing your teammates into the design and research processes.
3. Dream Together: Inspire and align your team with a customer-focused vision. Learn how to channel your team’s passions into amazing user experiences.
You’ll leave with everything you need to brew your own UX Love Potion and take your influence and leadership to the next level.



Alissa Briggs

Sr UX Mgr & Principal Designer


Alissa Briggs is a Senior User Experience Manager and Principal Designer at Intuit. She uses design strategy, collaboration, and creativity to make the world a better place. Recent projects include the redesigned Intuit QuickBooks Payroll and the top-rated Intuit Snap Payroll iPhone app. Alissa holds a masters degree in Human-Computer Interaction and bachelors degree in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.


Raman Hansi

Principal Experience Design Researcher & Innovation Catalyst


Raman Hansi is a Principal User Researcher and Innovation Catalyst at Intuit. She's a design thinker, thought provoker, and customer advocate by heart and trade. She has led experience design research efforts for high tech firms, state and federal agencies, and non-profit organizations. More recently she led the User Research efforts for Snap Payroll and Intuit Payroll for Mobile, and inspires strong customer focus across the team.

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