We occasionally host and speak at meetups in Tokyo for designers and developers to share insights on building digital products.
Tomomi gave a keynote talk on "The Human Experience of Facilitating Co-design and Dialog".
Tomomi gave a talk called "Work from Anywhere. Work Anytime" with Andrea Darabos on how teams can create more focus and flow.
Tomomi organized a 2hr workshop about Research Operations for Design Research Tokyo.
Tomomi gave a talk about ideas to increase our range for growth.
Tomomi gave a talk about the journey of the Researcher Skills Framework project with Dave Hora.
Tomomi ran a deep dive session with collaborator Milan Guenther about scaling enterprise impact with the design sprint methodology.
Tomomi organized this event and also gave a talk about building research capabilities in organizations.
Tomomi delivered a case study talk about a customer experience initative for Eurotunnel, the Channel operator between Britain and Europe, with collaborator Mael Inizan.
Tomomi took participants through an introductory workshop about design sprints.
Tomomi gave a talk about how to orchestrate multiple design sprints.
Tomomi shared her experiences with design sprints across cultures and languages.Google Design Sprint Conference
Tomomi talked about how interaction designers can use design sprints to ignite change in organizations, with collaborator Milan Guenther.IRM UK
Tomomi talked about how interaction designers can use design sprints to ignite change in organizations, with collaborator Milan Guenther.Interaction 2018
Tomomi talked about how interaction designers can use design sprints to ignite change in organizations, with collaborator Milan Guenther.IxDA Oslo
Tomomi talked about her journey of working across cultures, and the role that intercultural exchange plays in innovation.Intercultural Innovation Meetup
Eiko spoke about how to make the most of user experience research findings.Ride the Lightning
Tomomi talked about how design sprints can be utilized to tackle challenges in different contexts.UX Paris & IxDA Paris
Ryan shared tips on how to design deliverables that will proliferate within the client's organization.UX Talk Tokyo
Mathieu showed real world examples of how to build interactive prototypes with Principle.Osaka Web designers & developers meetup
Eiko explored how medium influences what we say to one another and how we express it, drawing a line from letter writing through fax machines to Snapchat.SPAN Tokyo hosted by Google
Chris investigated the challenges of designing haptic feedback into technology products, and the unique importance of touch to physical and mental health.Supplement: Tokyo at Temple University
Eiko shared some pointers about how to write and test UI copy, including a few special considerations for Japanese copy.Ride the Lightning
Tomomi showed how qualitative research can create powerful stories and drive decisions within organizations.Intrepreneurship 2016
Tomomi shared her thoughts on distributed, multilingual collaboration, design sprints, and facilitationUX Jam
Chris Palmieri gave an introduction to the contextual inquiry interview method, along with some tips on how to conduct home visits in Japan.UX Talks Tokyo
Tomomi gave a talk about how to design, prepare for and facilitate workshops at Laptop, AQ's shared studio in Paris.Laptop
Marion reflected on a data analysis experiment she ran on AQ's Slack channel, how she got started and what we learned.Ride the Lightning
Chris joined Elodie Bongrain (FaberNovel) and Matthieu Savary (User Studio) in a roundtable discussion of interaction design in the age of connected objects.Report & Video (EN & FR)
Chris and Hi co-founder Craig Mod gave a talk and workshop on the power of digital publishing tools to drive conversations about the city, how we shape it and use it.Report
Chris and Hi co-founder Craig Mod shared the inspiration and design process behind Hi at Designer Fund in San Francisco.Designer Fund website
Chris joined entrepreneurs from San Francisco to Singapore in a panel discussion on product development for startups.Report
Qualitative Data and UX Design: Chris gave an overview of common qualitative research methods used by user experience designers to drive product decisions.
Tomomi gave a 40 minute presentation about content strategy to a 200+ audience of digital practitioners.
Paul and Tomomi participated in the third annual European Barcamp for UX design, held in Berlin. We organized a session about the first run experience while soaking in the experience of an enormous two day UX event.
Paul and Tomomi traveled to Barcelona for ’Europe’s big conference on the digital side of museums’, where we talked about the museum coupon app MuPon, designed by AQ.
Chris, Tomomi, and Paul conducted a hands-on 3hr workshop designed to help startups improve the first run experience of their products.
Chris gave a 1hr talk about the first run experiences for smartphone apps, and how to prioritize features when making the jump from web apps to smartphone apps.
Chris joined a panel session in this two day conference to share insight on being Lean for design, development, and team building.
Tomomi took the stage with Tokyo Art Beat to give Tokyo’s creative community a status update on the art scene after the triple disasters.
Tomomi gave a 20 minute presentation with Tokyo Art Beat on the role of art in Japan, post 311.
Chris and Ryan brought a taste of Tokyo to Chicago’s Post Family community, with a talk on design and digital communication for arts and culture.
We organized a game-like workshop with some of our friends for a fun evening working out our presentation muscles.
We had an internal event with Tokyo Art Beat and museum research Tomoki Hirano to explore the future of museums and the web in an era of user participation.
We welcomed Adam for our biggest event in 2010, where he shed insight on how to improve a project’s chances of launching.
Tomomi shared what went on behind the scenes for Setouchi Art Festival’s social media promotion.