Douglas Powell is a Distinguished Designer at IBM. He directs a global effort to bring human-centered design to IBM.

We’ve got these really wildly diverse teams. Lots of native languages spoken, lots of cultural backgrounds, lots of professional areas of expertise and points of view. Asking people to draw a picture of their idea neutralizes all of those language Douglas Powell on transcending barriers and cultural barriers.


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