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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ben Sauer. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ben Sauer, often where they are interviewed.

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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ben Sauer. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ben Sauer, often where they are interviewed.

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What's NEXT Episode 7 - Ben Sauer: Mind your metaphor: common innovation...

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Ben Sauer is a product design leader, formerly employed by Babylon Health and Clearleft. He's currently writing a book, titled Secret Design Skills.

In Episode 7 of 'What's NEXT' Ben Sauer argued that we need frameworks to navigate times of crisis. However, the metaphors we choose can have a profound effect on the solutions we create. Ben explained how to avoid being shackled by the concepts of the past.

Jun 22 2020 · 47mins
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Ben Sauer Talks Voice UX in Healthcare and Other Use Cases - Voicebot Podcast Ep 139

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Ben Sauer is a designer with deep experience as a practitioner, trainer, and theorist around conversational design. He recently left a role as a product and design leader at Babylon Health in the UK which has recently launched a chatbot that serves patients on behalf of the National Health Service. He has also been a trainer for O'Reilly events, is a frequent conference speaker, and has worked with BBC, Pearson, and Tesco in their conversational design initiatives. He has a degree in English Literature from the University of Warwick.

We discuss conversational design in healthcare and for other applications, what he has learned, and how voice is changing the way people are thinking about brand trust. 

Mar 02 2020 · 1hr 7mins

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Ben Sauer – Slow Down to Speed up: How Efficiency is Killing True Innovation

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Organisations have become obsessed with speed in software production. Methods like Lean and Agile have been adopted dogmatically: efficiency is the rule, and business leaders are lapping it up. By pushing teams to release early and measure things, we’ve become over-reliant on shallow evidence for progress. Got a number to show off? You’re all set. Good reasoning has taken a back-seat to scientism.
What we may have forgotten, is that many of the innovations we rely on every single day weren’t created this way. In this talk, Ben will examine the problems of the modern production process, recap how some of our most important innovations really happened, and propose a way forward.

Oct 11 2019 · 24mins
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#207 Designing voice interfaces with Ben Sauer

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We have high expectations for voice interfaces, after all we’ve been talking since birth. It’s natural and nuanced. Ben Sauer joins us to help us navigate the complex world of designing for voice.
Mar 28 2019 ·

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#207 Designing voice interfaces with Ben Sauer

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We have high expectations for voice interfaces, after all we’ve been talking since birth. It’s natural and nuanced. Ben Sauer joins us to help us navigate the complex world of designing for voice.
Mar 28 2019 ·
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#3 - Ben Sauer

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A quick rundown of the news brings us to predictions on what industries will likely see the largest growth in Voice. Secondly, a thorough German study (8000 interviewees) gives more insight on the adoption of voice in our neighboring market. Finally, Indonesians now have the cheapest feature phone with Google Assistant on record: for less then $10 they can get a phone that supports voice input.

In the studio we are joined by Ben Sauer, one of Europes leading characters when it comes to conversational design. We discuss what has happened in the past year and how he sees the field evolve. In the hands-on section we try out an Amazon Voice original: When in Rome. Alexa assists in the game experience and brings a whole host of other characters to the table.

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Dashbot Voice Industry predictions

Spot on Voice study by AS&S and Facit research

Google Whizphone is a >$10 feature phone with Google Assistant

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Ben Sauer, Voice UI and design strategist

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When in Rome for Amazon Alexa

Dec 24 2018 · 32mins
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Voice first design strategy with Ben Sauer

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Ben Sauer is a Design Strategist who's worked with some of the world's well known brands: Virgin, Tesco, Pearsons, British Gas, Penguin Random House, BBC. Ben worked with Clearleft as a Design Strategist for many years and more recently turned his attention to how voice will change design.

Over the last couple of years, Ben has been focusing on helping brands navigate the voice space and figure out how voice will impact their business, as well as where to start with a voice strategy.

Ben joins Dustin and I today to discuss the ins and outs of voice first design strategy, including finding a use case and the differences between voice design strategy and design strategy in general.



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Follow Ben Sauer on Twitter

Visit voiceprinciples.com

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Aug 20 2018 · 1hr
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OpenVoice #01 - Ben Sauer - Designing for Voice

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Ben Sauer, independent (voice) design strategist and speaker.

Ben works with companies around the world to raise their design game. He’s already been talking about VUI for years. Ben offered honest and clear advice to those attempting to master the voice environment. “We really have no idea where this technology is headed, or what it can do. Our true calling should be to help make the system fail gracefully, so its users can help us make it better.” But the trouble is, users don’t really know what’s possible with voice, or what it can and can’t do. Our true calling should be to help make the system fail gracefully, so its users can help us make it better.” But the trouble is, users don’t really know what’s possible with voice, or what it can and can’t do.

Listen to the whole talk to gain more insight on the subject from someone who has worked in the domain of conversational design of some time.
May 17 2018 · 36mins