Site Tour Day: Tuesday, April 14

Site Tour Experience 1

9:00 am - 11:00 am Charles Schwab A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset
The Schwab UX team has 80+ team members across our San Francisco, Austin, Denver, and Chicago offices. The Austin campus at Gracy Farms spans 55 acres with over 450,000 square feet of space including open workspaces, hiking trails, innovative video conferencing technology, and public spaces for hosting industry events and having fun.Come see our space and join us to learn more about how our space enables design thinking
and collaboration.

Site Tour Experience 1

11:00 am - 1:00 pm IBM A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset
Intimate tours of IBM’s Austin design studio led by its top designers. A private presentation for our group will provide a window into IBM’s custom Design Thinking methodology, leveraging unique principles, keys and an iterative “Loop” model. See examples of how one of the world’s most powerful and reputable technology companies applies Design Thinking in service of differentiated market outcomes.

Site Tour Experience 1

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm TBD A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset

Site Tour Experience 2

9:00 am - 11:00 am Rackspace Learn about the importance of having all employees understanding and applying design thinking.

Learn about the importance of having all employees understanding and applying design thinking.
During the Site Tour of the Austin studio, we will walk you through a 2-hour engaging, hands-on program of our unique practices for selling your great ideas to the people who can say yes or no, and who have to put them on their roadmaps and/or put up the money. We can guarantee that you’ll hear a couple of great stories, get to move around a bit, and have some practical things to take home to your work the next day.

This program comes from psychological science, best practices in business, and recent successful presentations and publications from our PhD and Masters level experts.

Site Tour Experience 2

11:00 am - 1:00 pm USAA A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset
Private tours of USAA’s new design studio which opened in February 2017. Explore USAA’s recent launch of an aerial maps tool, utilizing drone photography to help members affected by hurricanes begin the claims process faster, often before they were able to physically return home. USAA is making significant investment in driving the future innovation of digital experiences to provide the same level of exceptional care and service that it does through its traditional channels. Come see how design thinking at USAA drives that innovation.

Site Tour Experience 2

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm To Be Announced! A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset