Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 Sketchnotes #dataldn

20+ Industry Speakers; 200+ delegates, Big Data Innovation is the largest gathering of data analytics experts leading Big Data initiatives.

John O’Donovan – Getting a Data Habit

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - John O'Donovan - Getting a Data Habit

Simon Raper – Grown your own Data Science Team – turning Analysts into Software Engineers

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Simon Raper - Grown your own Data Science Team - turning Analysts into Software Engineers

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 – Nick Bromley – Big Data & Smart Cities

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Nick Bromley - Big Data & Smart Cities

Mounia Lalmas – To be or not to be engaged: What is the Question (to ask)?

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Mounia Lalmas - To be or not to be engaged: What is the Question (to ask)?

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 – Kulpret Singh – Mobile Analytics. Decision Driven by Mobile Usage

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Kulpret Singh - Mobile Analytics. Decision Driven by Mobile Usage

Carlo Zapponi – Making Sense of your Data

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Carlo Zapponi - Making Sense of your Data

Mattew Eric Bassett – A Million Ways to die with Big Data

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Mattew Eric Bassett - A Million Ways to die with Big Data

Chandan Rajah – Impact of Predictive Analytics

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Chandan Rajah - Impact of Predictive Analytics

Jeremy Tarling – Journalism as Data

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Jeremy Tarling - Journalism as Data

Jacob Prinsloo – How to turn Big Data into small Bites & then rapidly execute

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Jacob Prinsloo - How to turn Big Data into small Bites & then rapidly execute

Thom Cummings – Data Inception

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Thom Cummings - Data Inception

Simon Swan – Integrating Content Marketing & SEO

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Simon Swan - Integrating Content Marketing & SEO

Ali Sarrafi – Managing Experiments

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Ali Sarrafi - Managing Experiments

Neil Taylor – Using Data to transform Trading in the Fine-Wine Market

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Neil Taylor - Using Data to transform Trading in the Fine-Wine Market

Peter Tillotson – Data finds Data. The Rest is Math

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Peter Tillotson - Data finds Data. The Rest is Math

Matt Lovell – Searching for the (Customer’s) Answer

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Matt Lovell - Searching for the (Customer's) Answer

Natalino Busa – Big Data Solutions for Marketing Research

Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014 - Natalino Busa - Big Data Solutions for Marketing Research


Optimizely Roadshow München Sketchnotes

Die Optimizely Roadshow machte Halt in München: Vertreter von AutoScout24, Chip.de, Quisma und Optimizely gaben Tipps zur Durchführung von A/B- und Multivariate Tests und stellten Insights zum Aufbauen einer Kultur des Testens sowie zur Durchführung von Personalisierungskampagnen vor. Meine Sketchnotes der Präsentationen sind auf Slideshare and on flickr verfügbar.

Stefan Hoch – Always be Testing

Kamila Stanitzek – Testing bei Chip.de

Solvig van Severen – Kultur des Testens bei AutoScout24

Julian Stein – Quisma und Marc O’Polo Erfolgsstory

Tobias Urff – Personalisieren mit Optimizely


Sneak Preview: IxDA Munich March 2014 – Design & Product Management

If interaction designers and product owners come together to resolve the most important UX questions of the moment it’s very likely that a new IxDA Munich meeting is taking place. I am hornoured to be part of the selected panel at the “Great UX debate: Design & Product Management” to answer the questions of the IxDA community.

Some of the topics will be:

  • How to include design into product management
  • Relationship between product owners and designers
  • What’s the perfect MVP, from the designer and PO points of view
  • Long term vision vs every day UX

Join the IxDA community on Monday, March 10th, 2014, at 19:00 at Google Germany GmbH, Dienerstrasse 12, 80331 Munich and register here!

The Panel

Alexis Brion, UX Designer at Carpooling: Local Leader at IxDA Munich: UX and interaction designer with experience at different internet companies in Munich. Alex will moderate the debate and select the best questions for the panel.

Anneke Rietzel, UX Designer at Google: Anneke has more than a decade experience designing and ideating interfaces, teach at Quantm College, worked for agencies and currently works at Google in Munich.

Sven Read, Lead Designer at BörseGo: Sven is the head of the design team at BörseGo, he has over a decade experience working at UX, visual and web design positions. He is the creator of the Words App.

Tom Jones, Product Manager at InterNations: Tom has over a decade experience working in developing environments, worked for amiando and XING in the past and currently works at InterNations in Munich. Tom is an evangelist of the agile movement.

Michael Ludwig, Senior Product Owner at AutoScout24: Michael is a lean product manager with a strong background knowledge in the automotive industry. Prior to joining AutoScout24, he worked for Axel Springer’s auto portal autobild.de, Carmondo and Porsche. Parallel to his work at AutoScout24 he is a passionate blogger and sketchnoter.

About IxDA

IxDA Munich is the local chapter of the Interaction Design Association, a member-supported organization without cost of membership. The aim of the local chapter is to promote the field, coordinate meetings and serve the local design community.

Lean Startup Meetup Munich #14: Revisiting the lean fundamentals

Lean Startup Munich is the place to meet and share experiences about startup lessons learned and the “Lean Startup” methodology. Eric Ries has listed three “pillars” for “The Lean Startup”, which are customer development, agile and lean. Meetup #14 was all about the lean approach – from the origins of lean manufacturing to the methods of tech startups. My sketchnotes of the presentations are available on Slideshare and flickr. Thank you guys for a very inspiring event!

Ben O’Hear – Revisiting feature prioritization

Removing features is one way to improve a bloated product, but wouldn’t it be even better not to add them in the first place? Ben told us about a framework developed by Slava Akhmechet to help you keep distractions at bay: The three bucket model – gamechangers, showstoppers and distractions.


Javier Garcia Sobrin – The lean fundamentals

The lean fundamentals are a cross industry approach. Javier told us how to avoid the hype and how we should embrace common sense and simplicity. The fine balance between people, innovation and structure is key.