GDD730 Week 8: Intellectual Property

Image credit: Umberto This week, I think it is important that I break from the usual structure of these blog posts. Instead of reflecting on the week’s learning content and project progress, I’d like to revisit my SMART goals. I have realised that the SMART goals I have in place no longer fit my roleContinue reading “GDD730 Week 8: Intellectual Property”

GDD730 Week 7: Performing

Image credit: Chris Demers In last week’s post I briefly recapped our pitch practice run. What I didn’t acknowledge was the burnout I experienced once the pitch was over. I’ve had a long weekend away from course work (and from my desk) to process, reflect and take respite. At the time of writing this IContinue reading “GDD730 Week 7: Performing”

GDD730 Week 6: Pitch Practice

Image credit: Chris Moore The 24 hours running up to our pitch presentation slot were some of the most high pressure hours I have felt in this entire module. All things considered, I was happy with the pitch we delivered. It wasn’t without its minor mistakes (which would have been navigated with better organisation), butContinue reading “GDD730 Week 6: Pitch Practice”

GDD730 Week 5: Norming

Image credit: Laura Ockel Addressing the team’s state of play.– Moralle seems to be high, no significant conflicts as of yet.– Processes could be improved. Channels for conversation aren’t clear, no meeting regime.– Meetings are gradually becoming more structured. Considerations for distributed scrum Addressing the projects state of play.– UX, tech and artistic efforts areContinue reading “GDD730 Week 5: Norming”

GDD730 Week 4: Pitching

Image credit: Teemu Paananen This week’s lectures focused on the art of pitching a product. While I have contributed to pitch decks and product demos from behind the scenes, I have limited experience of delivering pitches. In this post, I’ll be discussing how planning four our pitch has developed my own practice. I recoginise theContinue reading “GDD730 Week 4: Pitching”

GDD730 Week 3: Storming

Image credit: Max LaRochelle The title of this week’s content, Storming, refers to the second phase of Tuckman’s revised model of team effectiveness (Tuckman, 1977). Storming is regarded as the phase in which considerable contention occurs. As processes and ideas are defined— and team members become familiar with one another— conflicts begin to arise. In thisContinue reading “GDD730 Week 3: Storming”