Signal337

--- Tim McKenna ---

Signal337 broadcasts the thoughts, experiences, and conversations of Tim McKenna. As a design and technology professional, Tim has worked in a multitude of industries and has learned truths about business, design, psychology, creativity, and life. Join me for thought-provoking discussions and new perspectives on design.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Measuring the ROI of Design

    Quantifying the unquantifiable? No, you can measure the effectiveness of design. It's not an exact science and there is a ton of variable and factors to sift through to ensure you are objectively measuring what is valuable, but you can measure and report on whether your work is objectively positive ...

    05/23/2021

  2. Freelancing: Why I Don't Anymore

    Ah, freelancing...that picturesque life of traveling the world, working from the beach, rolling out of bed at noon in your pajamas, and doing some "work" on your computer. Sound nice, right? Too bad it's mostly a fantasy. Freelancing is tough, even for the most disciplined individuals. There is this uniquely ...

    05/16/2021

  3. Going Beyond Accessibility: Inclusive Design

    Accessibility is a noble foundation to build your product or service on. It's the start of your work, but building with universality in mind and starting with an inclusive perspective is key to making products that people truly care about. In this episode we talk about Inclusive Design and how ...

    05/09/2021

  4. Growing Your Career Through Education

    As design professionals, we have incredible resources at our fingertips to learn anything...truly anything and everything. It is a golden age of education options. Thus, it's important that you take control of the one aspect of your career advancement that you truly can own and manage; your education. This episode ...

    05/03/2021

  5. Role Playing Games & Design

    It's no secret to anyone who knows me well that I am a huge nerd (all of my Star Trek references in episodes highlight that fact) but my experiences playing tabletop role-playing games has helped me in my career more than I ever thought possible. This fun episode delves into ...

    04/26/2021