As a quick-thinking, flexible designer, Ruth brings creative flair and a passion for user-centered
design to all her work. Ruth has created collaborative experiences for the New Zealand Defence Force, Trade Me and ACC. She has a proven track record for delivering successful projects and with a bundle of self-motivation, she’s an integral part of any collaborative team.
Ruth thrives on uncovering key insights directly from humans. She believes that these insights, combined with a clear understanding of the desired outcomes, are crucial to the design and delivery of any engaging experience.
Ruth’s background is in user experience. Her current focus is on tackling complex design challenges in a collaborative way and applying proven problem solving techniques. Collaboration is her happy place.
In a world of working together & sharing information – we have lost sight of what is involved in true collaboration.
Although we've come a long way, today's collaboration is more like cooperation. People see working together as a nice to have more than a requirement. It may be scary but we can overcome the fear of true collaboration if we commitment to change.
I will talk about what to consider when preparing for collaboration, the barriers to true collaboration, and the six key principles that enable collaboration.
This talk will unlock your teams full potential by transforming them from cooperators to collaborators.