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Are you Working-from-home, but still doing online meetings precisely in the same way you used to do them before COVID-19? Set-up the meeting invitation, often covering several hours, then when everyone is in, fire-up the impressive hundred and three Keynote slide-deck, most probably speak for an hour and a half…


There were Many heroes born in the 2020 election. CNN magic wall and John King were second to none. The software now commonly ascribed to as the magic wall, developed by New Yorker firm Code and Theory, astounded countless. But more importantly, it made its user CNN’s chief national correspondent…


Once dominant design technique Use-Cases facing the imminent death of the hands of wicked-problems. This post is one last attempt to avoid doomsday.

Ragnarök or Twilight of the Gods ~ A Norse mythological event series lead to the death of several gods. Drawing by Willy Pogany — Originally from Colum, Padraic (1920). The Children of Odin.

Use-case diagrams and descriptions used to be the god of design techniques until late two-thousands. We used to apply use-case descriptions to describe any system behaviour interacting…


There is nothing like the excitement to kick off a brand new year, With newly crafted, refined, or refreshed resolutions and goals. The fresh feelings, emotions, awakens, new years are the new beginnings. They are simply awesome. Aren't they?

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I still remember one year ago, just around the dawn of…


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As my profile says, I am the head business analysis coach for a digital product company. Please do not ask me what business analysts are doing in a product company or whether there will be a future for business analysts when product designers are kind of doing the same. …


Attending a design school like Stanford Design School is the best way to study product design. However d.school is not an option for most of us who are either, at a career stage that restricts you from attending, or the closest school is a few thousand kilometres away. …


simplification of different product design approaches is same as coloring sleep

What is Product Design

There are many pieces of evidence, (specially base on how leading academic institutes have positioned their Product Design departments or courses) that modern product design approaches have been influenced by theoretical concepts and research done in the field of Industrial Design. Therefore, to understand the meaning of product design, one…


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Most of us have little time to read books. However, there are some that we must read to stay relevant. If you are a Business Analyst or someone who wants to get into the field of Business Analysis, here are my top 3 recommendations as of February 2017.

One: BABOK 3.0

It might…


A How Might We Wall — Pix by Harshadewa

“How Might We” notes is a generic tool used in Design Sprints (Design Sprint, a 5-day process invented and masters in Google and GV enables to teams build and test ideas. Each day revolves around a theme that resembles Stanford Design Thinking principles. Read more about the design sprint.)

On…


Probably the first post-Sprint book design sprint in Sri Lanka in-progress

When Jake Knapp, Braden Kowitz and John Zeratsky released the Sprint book in March this year — concluding the eternal wait — we were excited to try the ideas introduced at Cambio, as many of our pre-Sprint book Design Sprints were not successful as expected. …

Yasith Abeynayaka

Director of Design & Lead Principal Business Analyst at Cambio Healthcare Systems AB; views are my own.

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