While at STC Summit in Dallas a month ago, Tom Johnson, a technical writer for the LDS Church in Salt Lake City, asked if he could interview me for his blog I’d Rather Be Writing.
From Tom’s blog post:
In this videocast, I talk with Whitney Hess at the STC Summit in Dallas about her perspective on old guard versus new guard mentality, or in other words, the traditional offline, change-resistant mentality versus the web-savvy, social-media-saturated mindset more common with the younger generation. Whitney Hess is a user experience design consultant from New York City who was invited to speak at the Summit this year.
I didn’t know ahead of time what he would be asking me, and okay, I was already a couple beers in. But I greatly enjoyed his questions and, rewatching the video now, I’m remarkably proud of my responses. Watch the full interview below:
Many thanks for Tom for his kindness and for allowing me to finally share these ideas that have been percolating for some time.
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Pete Kinser says
Interesting point of view. Revolution!
I appreciate what you're saying here and tend to agree. I also find value in sharing the benefits of UX with folks who just don't know what they don't know. That said, I'm with you when it comes to not spending a ton of valuable time fighting yesteryear's mentality.