As more organizations embrace research we move on to the second generation question – how do we scale this user centered behavior to support demand? There are fairly systemic issues that can undermine our best intentions. At best, it can render our research wasteful and inefficient, and at worst it can introduce significant risks in the decision making that our teams make. This talk considers five of the most likely challenges you’ll rub up against – speed, silos, teams, numbers and failure to mature. We’ll then discuss what causes these and what you can do to mitigate risks for your organization.