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Tag Archives: ux
prototype vs. sim—validating software and ux design
Making is designing. Use technology to make ideas real as part of the design process (not only part of the build process). Watch the rise and fall of what people change/tinker with (DIY culture) to know where you are getting it right (things that are left alone) and where you are not there yet (things that are modded). Perceptual prototyping is maturing.
designing for context
We have to design for multiple contexts (situation people are in while they are using a particular product/service): location, time, form and technology, relationship, and product ecosystems. Challenge for designers: solve problems for those contexts.
lean UX — getting out of the deliverables business
[ SXSW Bios ] #leanux @jboogie Brief Traditionally User Experience Design has been a deliverables practice. Wireframes, sitemaps, flow diagrams, content inventories, taxonomies and “The Spec” defined the practice of UX Designers (IxD, UX Design, whatever, etc). While this work has helped define what UX Designers do and the value our work brings to the …
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anatomy of a design decision
[ SXSW Bios ] @jmspool @uie Brief What separates a good design from a bad design are the decisions that the designer made. Jared will explore the five styles of design decisions, showing you when gut instinct produces the right results and when designers need to look to more user-focused research. You’ll see how informed …
5 steps to bulletproof UX strategy
[ SXSW Bios ] #rhjr_ux5 @rhjr Experience Strategy Company realizes they have a bad product or service. Where are our pain points? Or are we at a point of stagnation? “The dip”. What are current usage patterns? Case: Entry: search engine, Landing: content page, Exit: high bounce rate. Companies usually approach this in reverse order, …
sxswi: stop listening to your customers
[ SXSW Bios ] #stopling @trammell @boltron Brief A common assumption among startup entrepreneurs is that listening to potential customers is the best way to find out whether your product or idea will succeed in the market. Honestly — don’t bother. In our ten years of user experience research for startups and big companies alike, …
the ten commandments of UX
UX is a thread that runs through all of our disciplines, and which no discipline owns or controls. Everyone is a UX professional to one level or another (“t-shaped people”). [ session description ] Presenter(s) Raina Van Cleave @rainaterror Nick Finck @nickf Date 13 March 2010 Tag(s) #10commandmentsofux #uxsxsw Books Rosenfeld Media: discount code NICKFINCK …
developing super senses: tools to know your users
holy crap, it’s andy budd. holy crap, it’s mark trammell. usability testing and user research should be at the beginning, middle, and end of of a project. regularly scheduled user research sessions can start interweaving user research into the entire process. Presenters Mark Trammell (Digg) Juliette Melton (User Experience Mgr, Lumos Labs) Nate Bolt (Bolt|Peters) …
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