The Human Odyssey

by Sophic Synergistics

Your podcast for all things Human-Centered Design! The science behind the way humans think, behave, and perform.

Human-Centered Design can help you improve your business, your work, and your life.

Presented by Sophic Synergistics, the experts in Human-Centered Design.

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Season 2

In this episode of The Human Odyssey Cynthia Rando, John Bretschneider, Sarvesh Sawant, and Raquel Garcia discuss self-driving cars and the technical (and ethical) challenges of developing safe and user-friendly AI systems for end users.

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded October 21st, 2022.

In this episode of The Human Odyssey we discuss the effects of bad design in our everyday lives and the role of Human Centered Design in preventing your bad days!

Join our CEO Cynthia Rando, and Sophic Team members Brittany Walton, Lisa Calkins, and Rachel Staats as they discuss the value of human-centered design in developing products that help prevent safety related issues from occurring and causing a bad day!

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded August 2th, 2022.

In this episode of The Human Odyssey we address the critical needs and challenges of telemedicine in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and beyond!

Join Dr. Jennifer Fogarty, and Brittany Walton as they discuss the evolution of telemedicine in aerospace and explore the needs and challenges that will drive solutions to enable the next generation of professional and private astronauts.  

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded May 26th, 2022.

In this episode of The Human Odyssey we address the opportunities technology is bringing to our healthcare systems and the rising challenges it presents. Join Raquel Garcia, Cynthia Rando, Dr. Jennifer Fogarty, and Brittany Walton as they explore the increasing adaptation of telemedicine and highlight the critical roles of human-centered design in helping to address the challenges.

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded April 14th, 2022.

In this episode of The Human Odyssey Lisa Calkins, Cynthia Rando, Brittany Walton and our guest, David Gabriel, explore the use of VR in the aerospace industry to support prototyping efforts and his personal tips and tricks. This episode will also provide insights regarding challenges with design pertaining to user comfort and acceptance. 

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded March 23rd, 2022.

Join us for Episode 3, Medical Devices: Do No Harm with Human Factors, as we discuss the pitfalls of medical device development and the challenges often faced with the FDA regulatory process. 

Human-Centered Design is your tool to meet regulatory requirements and succeed in the market. Sophic Synergistics can be your trusted partner for you to win the day with medical device development.

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded February 16, 2022

 

Join us as we discuss how the capabilities and applications of Human Factors and Applied Health and Performance contribute to Sophic’s comprehensive Human-Centered Design approach.

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded January 26, 2022

Join us on this episode of The Human Odyssey™: A Human Centered Podcast as we introduce the Sophic team and discuss Why Bad Designs Happen To Good People™.

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded December 15, 2021

Season 1

Innovation has become the business buzzword of the decade, but what does it truly mean to be innovative?

In this episode, our guest Jeff Grayley, president of Mile2, and our host Cynthia Rando discuss key elements that drive innovation within organizations and what it takes to survive and adapt in a challenging times

This is The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast.

Recorded July 16, 2020

Life is a voyage, one with unexpected twists and turns.

On this episode of The Human Odyssey: A Human-Centered Podcast, Dr. Jennifer Fogarty, NASA’s first female HRP chief scientist, joins our host and CEO Cynthia Rando to discuss the implications of COVID-19 on risk perception and decision making.

How have we fared fattening the curve- welcome to The Human Odyssey.

Recorded April 28, 2020