Working Together is Working Better: Facilitating Collaboration for Co-Creation and Innovation
Presented by Truefit
WHEN: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
WHERE: Pittsburgh Technology Council, Suite 100, 1st Floor Resource Room, 2000 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Companies and people that work together, outside their comfort zone, are more
likely to be successful. There are signals of when teams need to come together
to engage in tough conversations. Join us for a lunch-and-learn workshop on how
to facilitate an environment of co-creation, so cross-disciplinary teams can
come together to reach consensus and solve problems.
this practical workshop, you will learn signals to look out for as a
facilitator and practical techniques to bring people together to frame
problems, suggest alternatives, and focus solutions that meet
cross-disciplinary team needs. Walk away with increased confidence and
practices in ways to move diverse teams forward.
Presented by Christine Fish, UX Team Lead, Truefit
Fish is a design strategist and team manager with a focus on developing product
strategies that connect business and user value for Truefit’s varied clients.
Through creative facilitation and experience design she helps companies
transform insights and ideas into actionable business initiatives. As a
Professor of Design Management, she educates students at Savannah College of
Art and Design on how to use facilitation, design thinking, and the creative
process to develop innovative products.
to joining to Truefit, Christine researched and developed products for several
brands including Fossil, DKNY, Columbia, Philips, and Highmark. Christine is
from Atlanta and graduated with a BS in Industrial Design from Georgia Tech and
an MBA from Thunderbird at Arizona State University.
am – Registration & Networking
am – Collaboration Mindsets, Studios and Spikes Presentation
pm - Facilitator and Co-Creator Mock Trial
pm – Debrief of Experience
pm – Adjourn
Early Bird Rate: $45 Member / $175 Non-Member
Day-of Rate: $55 Member / $185 Non-Member
Contact Sandra Rose for special non-profit, freelancer and student rates.
*Note: Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Members can receive a discounted rate of $25 to this event. Please contact Sandra Rose in order to register.*
Part of the Creative Industries Network, supported by:
Champion Network Sponsors: Dollar Bank | Comcast
Network Supporting Sponsor: BhiveLab
Network Partners: Animal | Community Elf | FortyX80 | LUXE Creative | TechShop
The Creative Industries Network is made possible by support from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.
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