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UIE Virtual Seminar – The Quick, the Cheap, and the Insightful: Conducting Usability Tests in the Wild

UIE Virtual Seminar – The Quick, the Cheap, and the Insightful: Conducting Usability Tests in the Wild With Dana Chisnell of Usabilityworks Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 Time: 1pm ET It’s not clear when “quick and dirty” became a dirty phrase in the usability world. There are those that believe that testing must be scientific, […]

Comparing the Candidate’s Sites

Steve Heller from the New York Times asked me to give a short review of the Barack Obama and John McCain campaign sites. I haven’t had a chance to watch voters use either site, so I chose four scenarios that I thought would be common tasks for a voter visiting each site. I rated each […]

Starting a New Adventure: Perfetti Media

Tomorrow is a bittersweet day for me. July 18th is my last official day working at User Interface Engineering. I’ll be leaving UIE and launching my new training and consulting organization, Perfetti Media. For eight years, I’ve been excited and happy to come to the office every day, continually challenged by my work. While my […]

Wanted: Amazing Top-Quality Product Manager

We’re looking for someone special and I’m hoping you know this person. We’re growing our very successful Virtual Seminar program which currently delivers an information packed online webinar to 1,000-2,500 designers and user experience professionals every month. We need someone who has the insight and right touch to take this program and make it sing. […]

Wanted: Amazing Top-Quality Event Manager

We need an amazing, top-quality event manager to help with our 2008 programs. Do you know the right person?

UIE Needs A Freelance PHP Wizard

At User Interface Engineering, we’re looking for a PHP wizard who can help us enhance to add better customer service functionality. We’re looking for someone with expertise in: + PHP + MySQL + Database design and administration + Apache + .HTAccess + xHTML/CSS + DHTML + JavaScript If you know a freelance developer specializing […]

Brian’s Saab Pic Makes the GM Photo of the Day

Our own Brian Christiansen had his recent photo of a Saab 96 highlighted on the GM blog. You can see more of Brian’s pictures on Flickr.

UIEtips Article: Taking Time to Tour

UIEtips 1/12/07: Taking Time to Tour The practice of designing web applications is so new to us that a formalized method for studying these works is nonexistent. In order to educate ourselves, we must take tours of various web apps to find out what does and does not work. Jared Spool explores why we should take the time to tour web applications, what web applications we should tour, what we should be looking for, and what we can do with the information we gather.

Hello World.

Hi. I’m Brian. Who am I, and why am I here? Excellent questions all. I’ll start by telling you that I’m a new UIE employee, joining the company one month ago. But from there, it gets cloudy. Since I’m filling a new role here at UIE, they’ve asked me to suggest a title for myself. […]

Needed: InDesign Graphic Designer

We’re readying up a new line of reports and we’re looking for a top-notch Graphic Designer who is very familiar with Adobe InDesign. Do you know someone who could help us?