Archive for the 'mobile' topic

Marc Stickdorn – Service Design Thinking

In the realm of user experience, disciplines and titles can take on different meanings. Determining buzzword jargon from actual, useful distinctions and processes is sometimes a bit tricky. The term Service Design has been with us for a while now. Some see it as just plain, good UX. Marc Stickdorn sees it as more than that.

9 Brand-new UX Virtual Seminars for You

During the second half of 2014, you’ll hear the latest thinking from the best speakers in the world of user experience design. Get your team into all 9 live seminars from July through December and 6 months complimentary access to UIE’s All You Can Learn. We have some great presenters and topics lined up for you. With […]

Luke Wroblewski – Mobile as a Medium

Luke says it’s necessary to look at how your service or product is framed in the broader picture. Most are built upon tradition web structures, and then “mobilized” now that smartphones and tablet growth has exploded. He compares the difference between mobile and PC to that of television and radio. You wouldn’t just drop a radio program onto TV without optimizing it for that platform. The same should be considered for mobile as a medium.

UIEtips: New Rule – Every Desktop Design Has To Go Finger-Friendly, Part 2

In this week’s UIEtips, we offer part 2 of Josh Clark’s article New Rule: Every Desktop Design Has To Go Finger-Friendly. In it, Josh reminds us that ideally the web is a platform that can be accessed from any device, no matter what its input or output method. For now, that means opening up all […]

UXIM: $300 off for groups of 3 or more

Boost your team’s morale and effectiveness Teams are moving away from siloed activities. Effective teams now learn more from users, design products faster, and communicate more holistically within their group. Flexibility and collaboration are key traits to successful teams, but these skills aren’t always easy to master. That’s why the workshops at the UX Immersion Mobile […]

Laying Out the Costs to Your Boss for You to Attend the UX Immersion Mobile Conference

There are likely two main pieces of information your boss needs to decide whether or not to send you to the UX Immersion 2013 Mobile Conference (in Denver, CO April 7-9). Cost and benefits. In this second post of our 2 part series, we’ll cover cost. The first post covers the benefits of attending. There’s […]

Explaining the Benefits of Attending the UX Immersion Mobile Conference to your Boss

Convincing your boss to spend $1,800-$3,000 to send you to the UX Immersion Mobile Conference is no easy task. Your boss wants to understand how it benefits the organization, team and you. In part 1 of of our 2 part series, you’ll learn how to explain the benefits of attending the UX Immersion Mobile Conference […]

UIEtips: New Rule – Every Desktop Design Has To Go Finger-Friendly

Josh Clark’s article New Rule: Every Desktop Design Has To Go Finger-Friendly reminds us that the web can be accessed from any device, regardless of its input or output method. For now, that means opening up all desktop layouts for easy finger-tapping. If you want to convert your mouse-focused desktop sites into mobile layouts with […]

Save $300 and a Spot in the Workshop You Want for UX Immersion Mobile Conference

Now is the time to register for the UX Immersion Mobile Conference in Denver, April 7-9 for two reason. On March 14 the price goes up $300 and some workshops (hint Brad Frost and Jason Grigsby) are close to selling out. Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in intensive full day, hands-on workshops geared to help […]

Inside the UXIM Mobile Conference: Jared Spool and Luke Wroblewski

On the second day of the UX Immersion Mobile Conference in Denver, CO, April 7-9, you get to choose the 90 minute talks that interest you most. You also get to hear from our amazing keynote speakers – Luke Wroblewski shares insightful data and research on mobile behavior and design, and Jared speaks on cultivating […]