Sheila Mahoutchian

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Designers Are Your Anchor In An Uncertain Economy

Sheila Mahoutchian December 6, 2022
As we head into another year of economic uncertainty, panic and fear seem to be gripping many organizations. However, given the shifts in design awareness and transitions over the last decade from “what it looks like” to “how it works,” we predict that designers and the experience design community will be more important than ever.
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Meet The Analyst Covering Design Workflow: Sheila Mahoutchian

Sheila Mahoutchian September 26, 2022
What Topics Will You Be Covering At Forrester? I’m excited to dive deep into coverage areas revolving around design workflows, tools, and services for the customer experience (CX) function. Some buckets I hope to explore in this realm include: Design thinking in practice and how to make it accessible, specifically for collaboration teams that work […]
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The Adobe-Figma Combination Bodes Well For Collaboration In And Beyond Design (And Wall Street Isn’t Getting It — Yet)

Sheila Mahoutchian September 15, 2022
The news this morning that Adobe is acquiring Figma is a development that makes a lot of sense: Design and collaboration are increasingly essential to customer experience (CX) and business success, and the two companies’ respective strengths will form a powerful combination. Adobe And Figma Are Close But Complementary Competitors Figma’s main product is its […]