I created this video to hype up the gamified Design And Data/Analytics (#dada) session I was leading to try to bridge the gap between the XD practice and the Data practice.
Yes, it’s a little over-the-top. But I find that when I can make people laugh (or smile, even a little), that this helps break down the barriers of fear & uncertainty that stand in the way of opening yourself up to learning something new and unfamiliar (scary!).
Getting the designers and the data scientists together in the same room led to laughter and learning by both disciplines. The combined teams worked together to solve these fictitious problems.
Here’s the video that I created as an intro to the “game” to get the players in the right frame of mind …