metrics–driven design

[ SXSW Bios ] @bokardo @performable Brief For every design change you make affecting your user’s experience, do you know if you’re having a positive or negative impact? Are you adding to your organization’s bottom line or eroding it? Are you sure? Or, are you like most design teams who release work through a ramshackle […]

HTML5? the web is dead, baby!

[ SXSW Bios ] #webdead @waxpraxis @emilylewis @eklimcz @rickbarraza @tommylee Brief Wired declared Web 3.0 the age of apps and that the Web was dead and the future is native apps. Insight or naiveté? We’ll discuss the current merits of HTML5, and which companies and technologies will accelerate its adoption among mainstream consumers and create […]

dork intervention — bringing design to agile

[ SXSW Bios ] #agileisbroken @karlnieb @krismet @agileisbroken Brief Agile is broken. How can designers help deliver products that users will love while grappling with the constraints of agile in corporations? With large companies rapidly adopting agile methods, it is crucial that these teams include designers to create great products. But the agile framework available […]

one codebase, endless possibilities — real HTML5 hacking

[ SXSW Bios ] #hack5 [ Presentation Files ] @joemccann Brief HTML5 is no question the “buzzword du jour” in tech nowadays, but looking past the vernacular cruft one will discover that the HTML5 technology STACK is actually an incredibly powerful & useful framework for apps well beyond the traditional web browser. Massive companies like […]

ordering disorder

[ SXSW Bios ] #odogrids @khoi Brief Everyone’s using grids, and grid tools and frameworks are everywhere. But do you truly understand the ins and outs of this powerful design principle, and how it’s changing along with new media and platforms? Chances are most digital designers have only a cursory knowledge of the grid’s concepts […]

drawing back the curtains on css implementation

[ SXSW Bios ] #sxcss @mollydotcom @fantasai @tabatkins @davidbaron @sgalineau Brief In this session, representatives from major browser vendors including Chrome, Microsoft, Opera and the W3C will pull back the curtain revealing some of the challenges with implementation and interoperability. The goal is to have designers and developers get a glimpse into how CSS has […]

it’s not my job — the ultimate content strategy smackdown

Panel [SXSW Bios] #notmyjob, #notmyjob2 @halvorson @james_mathewson @evany @nathanacurtis @lwelchman Brief OK. So let’s say your business has a website, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, a blog (or lots of blogs), an email newsletter, some SEO stuff, and eighty bajillion landing pages you forgot about back when it was still funny to rick-roll someone. […]