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Notes from Designing with Remote Teams Webinar

Notes from Designing with Remote Teams Webinar

Jeff Gothelf recently spoke through an UIE webinar about how to design with teams working remotely. Here's my notes.Viewpoints on working remotelyYahoo CEO made headlines with pushing everyone to start coming into the office rather than working remotely.She felt there were two separate cult ...
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Reviewing the Basics

Reviewing the Basics

Due to a desire to rebuild rather rusty visual design skills, I've been looking around the web for articles and various how to's in order to ensure any and all visual design I tackle going forward is up to date best practice. Most of this is review that I feel like I live and breathe everyday but it ...
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IDEA (not so live blog post): Ubiquitous IA – Peter Morville

IDEA (not so live blog post): Ubiquitous IA – Peter Morville

Peter began IDEA 2010 with a very pointed question: "What is this conference? (UX? or IA?) Do we care?" It's a question that has been a repeated one within the UX community. Here's my notes below.He pointed out, "It's really two ways of looking at the same thing." Diversity creates value. We need CE ...
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How I landed in UX: My defining moment

How I landed in UX: My defining moment

I wrote most of this back in April. I returned to it today and thought I'd finish it out.This weekend I am buried in a seminar on how to be a more engaging public speaker. Most of us fear public speaking. We fear being embarrassed in front of crowds or not being seen as credible in what we are talki ...
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UX Video of the Week: Drawing Ideas & Communicating Interaction

UX Video of the Week: Drawing Ideas & Communicating Interaction

Mark Baskinger on Drawing Ideas and Communicating Interaction from Johnny Holland on Vimeo.Here Mark Baskinger (associate professor at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Design) talks to Johnny about drawing ideas, the differences between industrial designers and interaction designers, and how interactio ...
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UX Video of the Week: The Social Media Revolution

UX Video of the Week: The Social Media Revolution

I'm rather far behind on the weekly UX Videos so I'll "catch up" simply by starting my posts again. I ran across this video and am amazed by the facts.We have a fundamental shift on our hands of how we communicate with each other locally and internationally.Similar to having a web site is required t ...
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UX Video of the Week: Share This with Your Clients

UX Video of the Week: Share This with Your Clients

This video is a simple and straight forward video, in which Bill Verplank explains what interaction design is all about (from the series of videos that accompanies Bill Moggridge’s book “Designing Interactions”).Given that we are often asked just what Interaction Design is and why it is so imp ...
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Change up the Experience

Change up the Experience

As a designer, I am responsible for the experiences I create for my users. Whethercreating a financial web site or a game, I need to consider how people will interact with that information.What excites me about this video is it takes an everyday object and creates a new and unique experience which c ...
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Digital Road Signs

Digital Road Signs

I was watching Top Gear on the BBC and they were discussing the design of the road signs for the highways (Fast forward to 4:45 within the video).In the 1950's when the government was developing the motor ways in the UK, they realised that the current signs were not going to work. Thus a professor a ...
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Consumers, Design, & Strategy

Consumers, Design, & Strategy

I use my Twitter account mainly for work and gathering information from my friends about the latest and greatest going on in the UX community. With following 88 rather active Twitters, it's often hard to keep up with all the articles they post so in an effort to not only summarize for myself but als ...
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