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Expert: Kevin Hoffman

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Kevin Hoffman is an information architect and design strategist that has been building web stuff since 1995. He is the author of the forthcoming Rosenfeld Media book, “Meeting Design for Makers and Managers.” He founded the distributed design network Seven Heads Design, a network of highly experienced digital design thinkers who operate independently but love working together. Seven Heads clients have included Walmart, Nintendo, Carnegie Mellon University, Central Park of NYC, and public media companies such as WNYC and WHYY. Formerly he served as Experience Director under Jeffrey Zeldman’s Happy Cog, winning awards for work with clients like Zappos, Harvard,, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Kevin Hoffman

A Practical Approach to Better Project Kickoffs

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Kevin Hoffman

What You’ll Learn

  • Make them a critical jumping-off point for your design process
  • Know where planning research, like asking the hard questions of your stakeholders can reveal the hopes and fears of your project
  • Understand how integrating good facilitation into projects from the start will better manage the dynamics that can derail your process
  • Recognize what kickoff meeting tools & techniques are effective at producing actionable outcomes