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6pm Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

#242 If You Build It, Will They Come?

Janice Cho, Design Director at DevMynd Software, will give a talk premised on answering the question: How might we leverage the design methodologies that constitute Human Centered Design to vet our ideas before we build them?

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If You Build It, Will They Come?

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