Hiring and building teams is something I think I do fairly well. I have hired a fair number of people over the last ten years. Thinking about the processes I have learned for hiring and the types of people who have been on my teams, I have come to see a common thread. I hire [...]
I wrote a wrapup about the Yahoo!s who presented at the IA Summit over on the Yahoo! Developer Network blog. Pretty much everything is said there and there are embedded presos from SlideShare and podcasts from Boxes and Arrows.
One of my longtime colleagues and friend Matt Leacock, who is an amazing interaction designer, is also a board game designer. He often has coworkers alpha and beta test his games – which are amazingly complex but fun – so it’s been fun to see his ideas evolve as he iterates and refines the games. [...]