Olivier Brechon
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Olivier Brechon

Senior UX at OgilvyOne Paris. Industrial designer, User researcher and UX architect. Thinks and speaks with diagrams. Hates gadgets but love innovation. MMA practitioner.

Visual thinking - Big mapping - Meeting
Learnings

Couple of months ago, I did this figure to show the relationship between UX design and the other entities of my agency. At first, they found it a bit pretentious to place my job at the center. I don’t have the pretension to claim that we are more important than

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Thoughts

I have always wanted to learn music, but it seemed to me so boring and painful, that I have never really tried. Couple of weeks ago, I ended in a party with an electric guitar in my hands, and my childhood dream reappeared. I bought an acoustic guitar and started learning.

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IOT by Olivier Brechon
InspirationsThoughts

I am just back from the Connected Conference organized in Paris by Rude Baguette. “Internet Of Things”: is it just a buzz word? Will all objects around us be connected to the internet? If we compare this trend to the development of electricity, not all products around us use electricity. And even

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Thoughts

Since a couple of years, some UX designers renamed themselves as UX architects. That’s probably because the word « designer » sounds too interaction focused, and that because the UX job also includes information architects skills. So, I’ve been wondering what are .   ACCEPT ALL CONSTRAINTS Some theories about evolution tell that species

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MMA connected training
Thoughts

We have seen many devices and applications for hiking, running, cycling, … Activities that can be monitored using « easy » data to track such as time, distance, heart rate, … Activities where the sensors don’t spoil the experience.But what about sports where performance is more complicated to track? Sports where physical constraints

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