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Jeff Gothelf – Axe Requirements-driven Product Design Live!

There’s a traditional way of building a product. Normally there’s a huge time investment made as you come up with the idea, design, build and re-build until it’s released. At this point you’re hoping this solution solves the users’ problems, and also that it doesn’t crash and burn. And if it does fail, there’s going to be some hell to pay.

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UI18 OnDemand gets you front row access to 10 UX experts sharing best practices and cutting edge techniques on advanced design processes, flexible team-based techniques, and meaningful data display. Recordings include: Stephen Anderson – Help Users Decide Is your phone bill easy or enjoyable to read? Help users make decisions more easily by displaying your […]

Jeff Gothelf: The Champion of Lean UX

Jeff Gothelf knows better than anyone the importance of validating product ideas and concepts early in the design process to ensure you’re on the right track. He also knows the value of using rapid prototyping techniques and how to focus your efforts on achieving a business outcome rather than building features. If you agree with these […]

Dispelling the Myths About Innovation

Scott Berkun knows that exceptional designers aren’t just creative thinkers; they also work to understand the business and people around them. They are able to do this because they know how to invent ideas, develop them, and then persuade others to get on board. Scott works hard at dispelling the myths about innovation and showing […]

Conduct Better Meetings

Are you struggling with getting your design team organized on a project? Or do you want to make your kick-off meetings more effective and productive? Well we’re here to help you. In preparing for Kevin Hoffman’s full-day workshop, Leading Super Productive Meetings at the UI18 Conference in Boston on October 21, we gathered up a […]

UIEtips: Debunking the Myths of Innovation: An Interview with Scott Berkun

Being innovative sounds scarier than it really is. It doesn’t necessarily mean creating something new, but perhaps repurposing something in a new way that brings added value to a user. Scott Berkun is a master of looking at the concept of innovation from all different angles. In this article he debunks the myths around innovation. […]

Missed out on the $1,689 Rate for UI18? Use this Special Code

Don’t fret that you didn’t secure the $1,689 rate in time for the UI18 conference. Use the promotion code GRACE when you register by September 26. You’ll get $300 off giving you the $1,689 price. You won’t want to miss being in Boston, October 21-23, 2013. Past Attendees Say: It was a fantastic experience. I’m […]

Part 2: Justifying the Cost for You to Attend UI18

There are likely two main pieces of information your boss needs to decide whether or not to send you to the User Interface 18 Conference in Boston, MA October 21-23. Costs and benefits. In this second post of our 2 part series, we’ll cover cost. Part 1 covers the benefits. There’s no way around it, […]

Part 1: Convincing Your Boss – Selling UI18′s Benefits

Convincing your boss to spend $2,000-$3,000 for to attend the User Interface 18 Conference is no easy task. Your boss wants to see the total costs and how this conference will benefit the organization. In part 1 of of our 2 part series, you’ll learn how to explain the benefits of attending the User Interface […]

UIEtips: Building a Cohesive Design Team

It’s not accidental that successful teams share certain characteristics. Those teams conscientiously build their skills, bringing members up to speed. The process makes them stronger and more cohesive. In today’s article, Jared covers six characteristics that repeatedly emerge in research on successful teams. At UI18‘s workshops you’ll gather the skills to make your team more […]