How to Do Contextual Design Remotely

How to Do Contextual Design Remotely

Learn about how you can keep being in the “field” and managing data synthesis, visioning, and design work remotely.  I’ll be sharing techniques and how to run some of the key techniques: Field interviews, interpretation sessions, affinity building, modeling and all...

Karen presenting at
Grace Hopper Conference

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. It is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and presented in partnership with ACM. This year, Karen and Carol Farnsworth of Facebook will be...

Career Power Board Game — Help Us Produce It

In April I launched WITops.org, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to developing knowledge and practical techniques to help technology companies engage and retain women and other diverse persons. We build actionable tested processes, techniques,...

Women in Tech paper
ICE/IEEE TM

The International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC) is one of the premier conferences from the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (IEEE TEMS). A paper co-written by Karen Holtzblatt and Nicola Marsden of Heilbronn...

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Hi Everyone, As you know, I’ve changed my work focus to shifting the paradigm for how companies address retaining women and diverse professionals in technology. Over the last four years, with the help of many volunteers, we’ve started initiatives that have led to...