Singapore Lean Startup Circle (SLSC) is a monthly meetup where 3 (or occasionally 4) speakers discuss a topic related to lean startup theory or practice. The event is interactive, with question and answer periods, best practice sharing, and a closing session for celebrating #flearns i.e. failures that taught us something.
Our June meetup will focus on Lean UX.
Talk 1: Lean UX
by Raven Chai
Description: In this session, Raven will share project case studies on adopting Lean UX approach to develop product.
Speaker: Raven is the founder and principal consultant at UCX Consulting. With over 15 years experience as a technologist, designer and user experience practitioner, he has been involved in more than 100 projects ranging from large corporate websites and eCommerce, to B2B portals and TV apps.
Talk 2: Designing for Interactions
by Keith Oh
Description: During this session, Keith will share his thoughts on interaction design and user-centered design.
Speaker: Keith is an interaction designer at IDEO. He studied human-computer interaction, psychology and electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon and has done design work in several industries, including government, healthcare, information technology and defense.
Talk 3: Quick and Dirty Prototyping in 10 minutes
by Jun Lin Lee
Description: "If a picture is worth a thousand words, a prototype is worth a thousand meetings". Jun will be sharing some practical tips and tools for building a prototype that will help gather invaluable insights from your users and stakeholders.
Speaker: Jun is the co-founder of Minitheory, a nimble web and product design studio. A self-taught artist and designer, he now makes the web his canvas, designing websites and applications that work and delight users at the same time.
Talk 4: Designing for People, Not Deliveries
by Navjot Pawera
Description: buUuk has a very unique working culture - no office timings, no vacation policy, no meetings. And we mean it when we say it. In such a flexible work environment, how do we come up with a process that allows us to collaborate, learn and create products that focus on users rather than just deliveries?
Speaker: Navjot Pawera, aka Nav, heads design at buUuk. He has moved to designing products gradually over the past 8 years while at Bubble Motion, Extra Thought & Opera Software. He's lived in India, Norway and now in Singapore. He also organises the IXD Sessions.