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Nancy Kumar is a design practitioner with a decade of experience in experience design and design strategy. Currently, she is a strategic design manager at Airbus and previously leads teams in Boeing and Honeywell Aerospace. Nancy believes, "Every design has a problem to solve and a purpose to meet, but a good design has the capacity to change and improvise the lives around us". Nancy is also a keynote speaker on various occasions.
In this episode, Nancy shared great insights on Design in Aviation and discussed designing for aircraft and how design decisions are taken to design these complex systems. We discussed how data from aircraft are used to generate design strategies and how usability and user experience are tested out in these complex scenarios. In the latter part, Nancy shed some light on different ways to identify key insights and opportunities to plan strategies.
Takeaways: - Process of design strategy in Aviation, Different ways in which data aids in making design decisions, Usability testing for complex aircraft equipment.
Books by Nancy Kumar
Managing Strategic Design - Busayawan Lam and Ray Holland
Emotional Design - Don Norman
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