Resources > Ebooks

Using Resources to Bring Design Stories to Life

There are myriad ways to apply storytelling in design, from aligning on user context with cross-functional stakeholders to sharing learnings from a project with peers. If you have a goal in mind for your story, it’s easier to achieve it with the help of resources. These help you transition from storytelling to story sharing. Sharing invites active engagement: it allows your audience to take the story and make it personal.

As designers, we can have a dizzying array of resources at our disposal: photos, infographics, models, videos, data and more. It’s tempting to use it all. So, what resources might you include, how might you present them, and what might you edit out? This ebook outlines ideas to help designers leverage resources in new ways to increase engagement and story retention.

Download Now

* * *

Harness the Power of Storytelling

Pragmatic Institute’s Influence Through Storytelling course is perfect for designers across practices (such as UX, product, service, and digital design) who want to grow their impact. Learn how to craft strategic stories that achieve goals, align stakeholders and inspire action. Facilitated by experts and built within Miro—a visual collaboration
platform—this course provides an immersive, interactive learning experience. And you’ll walk away with a step-by-step process for designing your next great presentation, share-out or project update.

Find Out More

  • Pragmatic Institute

    Pragmatic Institute is the transformational partner for today’s businesses, providing immediate impact through actionable and practical training for product, design and data teams. Our courses are taught by industry experts with decades of hands-on experience, and include a complete ecosystem of training, resources and community. This focus on dynamic instruction and continued learning has delivered impactful education to over 200,000 alumni worldwide over the last 30 years.


How to Make Your Design Stories Shareable Ebook Cover

How to Make Your Design Stories Shareable

Whether you’re speaking to stakeholders or teammates, delivering stories that motivate your audience to take action is essential—and difficult. Pragmatic Design’s newest ebook explores the world of “shareability,” and how you can leverage different techniques...
Category: Design
Aligning Design Activities to Business Strategy Ebook Cover

Aligning Design Activities to Business Strategy

Want to boost the impact of design? Determine your company’s strategy so you can be intentional in your recommendation of design activities. Read about four types of company strategy, common indicators for each and design...

Sign up to stay up to date on the latest industry best practices.

Sign up to received invites to upcoming webinars, updates on our recent podcast episodes and the latest on industry best practices.



Training on Your Schedule

Fill out the form today and our sales team will help you schedule your private Pragmatic training today.