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Come to Boston and Change the Way You Design Forever. ​

Experience New UX Practices, Backed up by the Latest Theories in Effective Design A conference tailored to raise your design practice to new heights. Gain the super powers to tackle today’s most challenging design problems. Full-day workshops reveal the nuance and insight necessary to deliver great designs. Choose from these full-day workshops: Cyd Harrell Low-Cost Guerrilla […]

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The 9/16 Rate Increase is Coming Fast. Register Today and Save Your Money Register today for the User Interface 21 Conference, October 31 – November 2, 2016, in Boston. Don’t wait because the lowest rate of $1,975 disappears on Friday, September 16. Choose from these full-day workshops: Cyd Harrell Low-Cost Guerrilla User Research Jeff Patton Integrating Design into […]

Jumpstart Your Design Projects With An Effective Discovery Process

Before your team can identify innovative solutions, they need to truly understand the problems they’re solving. The discovery process—gathering information, processing information, exploring ideas, and focusing on a plan—will get your team ready. You’ll want to spend the day with Dan in his workshop to see how to do these critical skills and more: Frame the design […]

Amy Jo Kim – Turbocharge Your Product Design with Game Thinking Live!

You’ve got a groundbreakingly innovative product idea, and you’ve assembled a crack team of designers. You know exactly what you want to do, but you’re unsure of how to do it. Without a framework to drive your product development, it’s Game Over.

Chris Risdon – Shaping Behavior, by Design Live!

Mobile, ambient technology, and connected devices are about mediating people’s behavior in their environments. Uncovering the whys and hows that drive behavior takes empathy, hours of observation, and masterful prototyping skills. You’ll succeed when you make, test, iterate, and learn.

Marc Rettig – Change the Story—and the Conversation Live!

Design leaders are unsung revolutionaries. They’re often at the forefront of culture change, advocating for a new conversation about creativity and quality. The old one involved meetings, presentations, and top-down mandates, and little to no input from customers.

Dan Saffer – Practical Creativity Live!

Creativity isn’t just about expressing yourself. It’s also about solving problems by putting disparate pieces together to form a new, unique whole. Practical Creativity fuels the everyday work and once-in-a-lifetime breakthroughs of designers, engineers, and scientists.

Hagan Rivers – Crushing Enterprise App Navigation Issues Live!

The only job of application navigation is to get users to the right screen. Ideally, all of your users should find what they need in 10 seconds or less, and with only a few clicks. But many enterprise app navigation systems fall short. If you’re facing a much-needed nav overhaul and don’t know where to start, it can be overwhelming.

Jared Spool – Beyond the UX Tipping Point Live!

For the longest time, making a great experience for the user was a business-strategy luxury item. A great product only had to work and ship. A great experience was a nice-to-have, not a requirement. Times have changed. The cost of delivering a product is no longer a barrier to entry. Quality is no longer a differentiator. What’s left? The user’s experience.

Richard Banfield – Your Product Idea is Great, But Who Cares? Live!

Products and service designers deal with complex design problems in equally complex markets. It’s hard to know which solutions are winners and which ones will fail. Fortunately, you can use simple design insights from biology to eliminate doubt and risk, and prepare you for whatever comes your way.