UX + Design

Sharpen your UX skills - Multi-channel strategies, design tools, UX data, emerging technologies, measurement, and more

Are you tasked with leading people-centered experiences to your customers? There’s a number of offerings on the Digital Summit Kansas City program to help you sharpen your skills.

“The speakers all possessed very deep knowledge in their field. Very impressed with this conference. Outstanding value. Loved the DJ also!”

– 2016 Digital Summit attendee

Session Filters

Day 1 Wednesday, May 16

  • May 16
  • 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
  • Stage 2
  • Ask questions that result in constructive input from clients about project requirements
  • Utilize client feedback in a productive and positive way
  • Execute a seamless four-step design process resulting in beautiful, useful work
  • Make the most of client relationships and keep them coming back for more
  • May 16
  • 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
  • Stage 2
  • Show management the benefits of design to the organization, and how design should influence product strategy
  • Write concise, communicable vision statements that set the organization’s sights high
  • Scale design’s influence across different teams and into the C-suite
  • Identify & promote the champions and advocates who will help you on your journey to empower a design-enabled culture

Day 2 Thursday, May 17

  • May 17
  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Stage 3
  • Identify key areas in your organization that can build up, strengthen and support a user centered project life cycle
  • Foster a proven UI and UX process and strategy
  • Act upon a comprehensive list of collaboration tools and available resources that small teams can use to achieve big results
  • Replicate examples of an effective UI and UX strategy at work in the field
  • May 17
  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Stage 1
  • Develop a more targeted and relevant message to your audience
  • Design more impactful marketing campaigns that trigger the right areas in the brain
  • Critique and review your digital efforts with a better sense of what works and what doesn’t
  • Use design and imagery that connects emotionally on a subconscious level
  • May 17
  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Stage 4
  • Set and maintain deadlines that your creatives meet
  • Motivate creatives to produce great work
  • Better understand and utilize the creative mindset and skillset
  • May 17
  • 1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
  • Stage 2
  • Better understand the ROI and impact testing can have to your business and web experiences
  • Develop a comprehensive a/b testing and optimization plan
  • Understand how to leverage tools and methods for identifying high ROI areas for web optimization
  • Leverage and use data-driven decision making through the power of testing and learning
  • Be an optimization hero for your organization – taking the good, and making it great
  • May 17
  • 2:20 pm - 2:50 pm
  • Stage 3
  • Deliver criticism to your team without harming morale
  • Apply the science and skills of improv to boost creativity
  • Put time-efficient strategies in place to hold regular performance conversations
  • Create a coaching culture that aligns with business strategy and industry trends

Join us at DS Kansas City 2017