Scaling Design Teams at A.P. Moller – Maersk
UX Meetup with Kevin McCarthy, Community Lead. January 28th 2021.
Watch or rewatch our event from January 28th, 2021
Kevin McCarthy, Design Community Lead at A.P. Moller – Maersk talks about “Scaling Design Teams” and share his experiences of moving the design capability in A.P. Moller – Maersk from a “one-man show” to a Design Community of Practice.
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Behind the talk
“How to ensure that funding is in place for UX & Design?”
“Is the community formed only from ‘long-standing product teams’? Or who else is part in this community?”
“As a team of one, how do you make time for user testing?”
“Are you working within an agile framework such as SAFE? And if yes, which and for how long?”
“What was the biggest challenge for you when you started at a design team of one and what did you do to overcome it?”
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About Kevin McCarthy
Kevin is Design Community Lead at A.P. Moller – Maersk.
He is a User Experience expert with over 20 years of experience in studying user needs and converting them to implementable, usable, and desirable solutions.
About A.P. Moller – Maersk
A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated container logistics company and member of the A.P. Moller Group. Connecting and simplifying trade to help our customers grow and thrive. With a dedicated team of over 80.000, operating in 130 countries; we go all the way to enable global trade for a growing world.
About Tina Øvad
Tina is CXO at Preely and External Lecturer at Aarhus University. She has worked with UX strategy- and processes, product management, and agile transformation in various organizations like Radiometer, Nykredit and Bang & Olufsen, and has taught and supervised in UX, agile UX, etc. at the IT of Copenhagen and Aalborg University. Tina has a background in Engineering Psychology and a PhD in Information Systems with focus on agile UX.