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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 […]

Your Tribe Awaits at UI21 in Boston

 At the UI21 Conference October 31 – November 2 in Boston, you get intensive, game-changing material that will challenge how you think about and practice design. Use coupon code UICONF to save $300 off your full conference registration which includes: Your choice of two daylong workshops and/or a day of featured talks One month of complimentary […]

Keep Some Cash When You Register Now

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 […]

Don’t Blow It – Register Now at the Lowest Rate for UI21

Register for UI21 before the 8/12 Rate Increase and Save Your Money Save money and guarantee a spot in the workshops of your choice. Register today for the User Interface 21 Conference, October 31 – November 2, 2016, in Boston. Don’t wait because the lowest rate of $1,675 disappears on Friday, August 12. Choose from these full-day workshops: […]

UIE Article: Content Marketing Sustains the Conversation

This week, we reprint an article written by Ahava Leibtag that examines the importance of content marketing when competing for the audience’s attention. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Content marketing centers on the idea of having a conversation—the natural give and take that happens when people communicate. It is the difference between saying, “Buy […]

UIE Article: Service Design Thinking

This week, we present an article written by Marc Stickdorn on Service Design Thinking, and what it means to design physical products and services using the process. Here’s an excerpt from the article Service Design became more and more popular over the last years. Service Design refers to innovating both tangible products and services and […]

UIE Article: Preparing Organizations to Become Design-Infused

In this week’s article, I recount what is takes to become a design-infused organization. Here’s an excerpt from the article Becoming a design-infused organization is the next level of maturity. These organizations realize that everything affects the users’ experience. If the technology is chosen poorly, the user will be frustrated by poor performance or limited […]

UIE Article: Group Improvisation

This week we reprint an article from Ben Callahan who shares his thoughts on what makes a great team. Here’s an excerpt from the article: If you read through the Kind of Blue liner notes [by Miles Davis] written by pianist Bill Evans, you’ll come across this quote: “Group improvisation is a challenge. Aside from the weighty […]

UIE Article: ‘View Full Site’ Must Die

In this week’s article, I advocate for the death of the ‘View Full Site’ link at the bottom of mobile (M Dot) pages. Here’s an excerpt from the article We provide the escape hatch because the M Dot’s experience isn’t complete. The M Dot site can’t have what the users need, because we’ve intentionally crippled it. […]