Usability/User Experience

Oct
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FROM SKETCHING TO CODE: JUMP-STARTING THE INTERACTION DESIGN PROCESS

Whether you’re an interaction designer, information architect, interface designerÑor anyone else responsible for the user experience!Ñthis session will share a broad range of tools and techniques for systematically coming up with the best ideas for your site or product’s design, and for bridging the gaps between the interests of the design, technology, business, and marketing […]

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Oct
0

FROM CANCER TO BANKRUPTCY

Performing in-home ethnographic interviews is especially personal for User Experience Designers. But when the research is based on a person’s personal health or finances, it gets taken to a whole new level.

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Oct
0

SELLING USABILITY IN (TO) ORGANIZATIONS

Imagine the need to promote usability to an organization. Not all organizations have the same level of interest and receptiveness to usability. Some just don’t care. What do we need to do about an organization that will help us sell usability more effectively? What questions should we ask about the organization, its people, and its […]

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Oct
0

REVEALING DESIGN TREASURES FROM THE AMAZON

On its surface, Amazon.com just seems like a large e-commerce site, albeit a successful one. Its design isn’t flashy, nor is it much to write home about. But deep within its pages are hidden secrets secrets that every designer should know about. In this entertaining presentation, Jared will share some of UIE’s latest research into […]

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Oct
0

MENTAL MODEL DIAGRAMS: SUPPORTIVE CONTENT FOR SPECIFIC FOLKS

Wish you had more time to deeply understand customer reasoning? Mental model diagrams provide a clear roadmap of where to invest your energies, and where you shouldn’t. Derive information architecture, head off arguments, and get everyone on the same page. Stretch your limited resources by building the diagram over time, depending on core behaviors that […]

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