Archive for the 'UX Immersion' topic

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.

Final Chance to Join Us at UX Immersion: Interactions

You can still be a part of this amazingly awesome event Register today for the UX Immersion: Interactions conference, April 18–20, 2016 in San Diego. But hurry because the event starts next Monday. Your UX Immersion: Interactions registration Includes: The choice of two daylong workshops from some of the brightest minds in UX A full day of featured talks […]

Hear Design Insights from Every UX Immersion: Interactions Speaker

Tuesday, April 19 Is Our Featured Talks Day New practices and techniques meet theory and expertise at the UX Immersion: Interactions conference in San Diego, CA April 18–20, 2016. Move beyond inspiration and immerse yourself. On Tuesday, April 19 have your mind expanded, as you explore the edges of what interaction design is all about with […]

Final Chance to Save $200 on UX Immersion: Interactions

Register before this Thursday’s rate change and save $200 Save money and guarantee your spot in the workshops of your choice. Register for the UX Immersion: Interactions conference, April 18–20, 2016 in San Diego. But hurry because the lowest rate of $1,975 is only good through this Thursday. Your UX Immersion: Interactions registration includes The choice of two […]

Your Chance to Save Money on UX Immersion: Interactions Ends Soon

Take advantage of the $1,975 Rate—Register through March 31 Save $200 and guarantee your spot in the workshops of your choice. Register for the UX Immersion: Interactions conference, April 18–20, 2016 in San Diego. But hurry because the lowest rate of $1,975 is only good through March 31. Your UX Immersion: Interactions registration Includes: Your choice […]

It’s Safe to Say, I Don’t Know – UX Immersion: Interactions Podcast

Corporate life expects us to be experts, to know the answer to every question. We make “requirements”, which turn out to really be assumptions, but because we never call them assumptions, we never go about testing them. This is as much a social political issue as anything. The higher you are in the organization, the more you’re expected to just know the answer.

Convince Your Boss – You Need to Be at UX Immersion: Interactions

If you’ve been struggling to make your case for attending UX Immersion: Interactions in San Diego, April 18–20 here’s a list of reasons for your boss to say yes: Get proven techniques and best practices for UX designers. Our workshop leaders are the people driving the UX industry forward. This program is carefully curated by me to assure […]

A Story Told About Story Listening – UX Immersion: Interactions Podcast

Storytelling is a powerful way to measure our understanding of our users and their experiences. But unfortunately, we don’t always get the story right. User experience rests more on listening to what the users want to tell us rather than the stories research teams and designers tell themselves within the confines of their organizations. Perhaps it’s time to first try story listening before recanting the tales.

UIE Article: Deconstructing the Poor Design of a Well-Intentioned Microinteraction

In this week’s article I talk about how to evaluate microinteractions. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Session timeouts are commonplace, an artifact of how poorly our digital world integrates with our real world. If our laptops could accurately tell that someone else has sat in front of it, we could better protect our users […]