Responsible Design in Reality

Technology teams have finally recognized their social and ethical impacts matter deeply. Tech giants are now pledging to turn over new leaves, to prioritize responsible innovation, and to act in more sustainable and equitable ways. But turning aspirations and promises into operational reality is hard work. Cennydd Bowles, head of responsible design and futures studio NowNext, will report on his findings from years in the ethical technology space. What approaches actually work in growing teams? Is there such a thing as an ethical design process? Should you hire specialists? And who gets to decide what’s ethical, anyway?