In this first episode, Alex Therrien
, Direct of User-Centered Design, and Kelly Catale
, Principle Human Factors Engineer at Sunrise Labs, discuss tips that will enable you to work effectively with your (User Centered Design) UCD consultants. Medical device companies believe that UCD consultants - Human Factors Engineering, UX/UI Design, Industrial Design - offer significant value for their projects. However, many of these companies are not fully prepared to build a working relationship that leverages the UCD consultant’s strengths and expertise. We dive into aspects of building a schedule that supports iterative design, fostering a collaborative relationship with your UCD consultants, how to be strategy focused, and scaling project work.