Using Design Thinking to Build New News Products

Course Overview

Using Design Thinking to Build New News Products
Originally Broadcast On:
August 20, 2014
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
August 20, 2014 Enroll Now
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Creating high-quality products takes time and people, both of which can be in short supply. An iterative process lets you explore ways to make more work repeatable and reusable.

This Webinar will look at better technology, tools and processes we can use to make production easier.

Vox Media's Yuri Victor will talk about the importance of an integrated newsroom to help innovation and revenue generation. Vox is set up in such a way as to promote agile and nimble news products that allow users to make the most of the content and information available.

What Will I Learn:
  • How to apply a design-thinking approach to the development process
  • How to use an iterative process to build reusable products
  • How to create and use tools to help products scale
Who Should Take this Course:

Product managers, developers and designers, entrepreneurs, and anyone who wants to know more about the development process.

Course Instructor:

Yuri Victor

Before co-founding, which became the largest politics site in its first year, Yuri was the director of product at The Washington Post, where he rebuilt all digital platforms with a focus on innovation. He's won two SND President's awards for his contributions to design and created a social tool that's used by thousands of organizations around the world.

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