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All Things AI & UX

About The Speaker

Abhishek Sahu is Product Designer at Cisco Systems, Bangalore. In Cisco he is engaged with Customer Experience (CX) group to solve complex network problems related to onboard, manage, scale, maintain, troubleshoot, and optimise huge network infrastructure. Extensively designed application for domains of Mobility, Healthcare and Cloud based Network Platforms, he is passionate about design driven innovation and holds multiple patents in design across domains.


He believes collaboration and diversity is the key to success. When off the desk you can find him in tennis court with his favourite Babolat racket or occasionally strumming on guitar. Health and fitness enthusiast he can strike interesting insightful conversations around the food, nutrition, exercises and running with a certain goal in mind. An avid runner during covid multiple times he has marked 5 km on tracker staying inside the home.

Designing for Automated Workflow with AI / ML capabilities

It’s interesting opportunity for Designers to curate experiences where many decisions are going to be handed over to machines until now focus was to help user to make right decisions primarily. Now For sure there would be huge reduction in user’s cognitive load but at the same time the expectation from customer and complexity of businesses are rising. Experts say it’s just beginning, we are at Narrow AI Era and slowly moving to General AI.


Workshop embodies Exciting discussion with engaging activities on how designer should approach the projects to exploit the capabilities with Automation, AI, ML. Designers with core skillset of Empathy, Journey mapping, Imagination, Ideation and prototyping can do wonders with right framework and close collaboration with stakeholders including Data Scientists and AI engineerings.

Key Takeaways

1. Design strategy to leverage Automation, AI, ML and Data science capabilities

2. A framework to ideate with Design Thinking to Identify Oportunities

3. Empathy with AI/ML/ Data science team and Collaboration Mechanism. Understand different roles and responsibilities.


Beginner Designers

Mid-level Designers