14) Why The Washington Post Uses WordPress – Yuri Victor

Products start with people.

The Washington Post used a user-centered design philosophy to radically shift our development process to launch dozens of successful new blogs, platforms and tools in the past year.

This philosophy is the reason why we use WordPress.

In this talk, we’ll explore the importance of empathy, brainstorming, rapid prototyping, testing and iterating and how to incorporate these methods to build better products, faster.

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Yuri Victor

Yuri Victor builds to make the world smile.

After working with hundreds of newspapers in almost every role, even rolling 600 pounds of paper around the pressroom, he landed as the director of user experience at The Washington Post.

His desk is covered in coffee, stickies and sharpies.

He ( secretly ) hearts you.