UIE Virtual Seminar Presentation

Gallery Pages: The Hardest Working Pages on Your Site

Jared M. Spool

Jared M. Spool, User Interface Engineering

Length: 90 Minutes

Price: $129.00 (includes handout)

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Would you like to have lifetime access to the most groundbreaking thinking in the world of Experience Design? Instead of traveling to a training course, you and your colleagues can hear the latest insights on the most important design topics right from your office.

Watching a UIE Virtual Seminar couldn't be simpler. You'll view the presentation in your web browser and listen to it with your computer speakers. (We've tested the seminar using Firefox and Internet Explorer on both Macs and PCs with great success.) All you'll need is a web browser equipped with the Macromedia Flash Player (version 6 or newer) and a connection to the Internet.

Seminar Description

If your site has more than one page, it has a gallery page. When a user lands on your gallery page, it has only one job: to help the user decide which content page they want to end up on. The best gallery pages do that quickly and efficiently. The worst, well, it gets ugly.

We spend great effort making sure our content pages have exactly what our users need. But if they don’t reach those pages because of confusing or complicated galleries, it’s all for naught.

In this presentation, Jared will share some of UIE’s most important findings about gallery page design. You’ll learn:

Jared will show you some of the latest design thinking from Netflix, Bureau of Labor Statistics, SonyEricsson, and Citibank, to name a few.

Instructor Biography

Jared M. Spool founded User Interface Engineering in 1988. He has guided the research agenda and built User Interface Engineering into the largest research organization of its kind in the world. He's been working in the field of usability and design since 1978, before the term "usability" was ever associated with computers.

Jared spends his time working with the research teams at the company, helps clients understand how to solve their design problems, explains to reporters and industry analysts what the current state of design is all about, and is a top-rated speaker at more than 20 conferences every year. He is also the conference chair and keynote speaker at the annual User Interface Conference, is on the faculty of the Tufts University Gordon Institute, and manages to squeeze in a fair amount of writing time.

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