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Death by Screens – How to Present High Stakes Design Work

By Ben Sauer

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Session type

Focus Talk

Timing

Thu, 19 Oct 2023

Room

Main stage

About this session

The secret of gaining strategic influence isn’t what you say about design, it’s the story around it. From mindful metaphors to hard-hitting headlines, Ben will share some of the skills you need to become an engaging, clear communicator, taken from his book Death by Screens, how to present high-stakes digital design work and live to tell the tale.

About Ben

Ben Sauer

Ben Sauer

Design Strategist, Author at

Ben Sauer is a product and design leader, author, and speaker. He worked at Clearleft and Babylon Health, and advised organisations like the BBC, Pearson, Tesco, and TCS in how to raise their product game.

His most recent book is 'Death by Screens: how to present high-stakes digital design work and live to tell the tale', and he's trained designers around the world in methods from the book.

Teams at Amazon and the BBC have used his methods of conversation design, and through O'Reilly, he's trained folks at NASA.