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0169 - Where Does Design Happen? with Padraig Coffey

Season 10, Ep. 169

Hosts: Gayatri Poddar and Isha Sharma 

Our guest today is Padraig Coffey. Padraig is CEO at Zartis - a software consultancy, technology strategy and team augmentation services company based in Cork.


1.     Thank you for joining us, Padraig, can you start by telling us a little about yourself?


2.     How do you become a consultant and what do consultants do?


3.     Is consultancy necessarily a time-boxed project-oriented activity?


4.     Do you ever admit the limits of your knowledge?


5.     How do you handle the politics of being a consultant?


6.     Comment on the consultant as facilitator.


7.     How do you cope with resistance on a project? Sensitivity to tone, communication, context.

8.     What for you is the essence of design?

9.     Where does design happen in consulting projects?

10.   How do you see the work changing over the next couple of years?



Well on that note, I think we’ll wrap up there.

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences today.


Notes:

Padraig Coffey: CEO at Zartis - a software consultancy, technology strategy and team augmentation services company based in Cork.

https://www.zartis.com


Acknowledgements


Music 

Title: Impulse

Artist: Ben Prunty

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Artist: Conor Fitzpatrick; and Graphic Design: Allen Higgins

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