Archive for the 'Workflow' topic

UIE Article – Pushback is a Poison. Alignment is the Antidote.

In this week’s article I talk about organizing tasks. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Alignment maps are a critical tool during the alignment process. They are representations of the current goals and direction of the project, encompassing the current thinking and recently uncovered details. These maps become mainstay features of meetings and discussions. Comments are attached […]

Effective Remote Design

In this week’s article Jim Kalbach talks about increasingly remote workspaces and how companies are managing and benefiting from remote work. We spend a lot of time and energy maintaining our office buildings. Getting our physical workspaces in order is important for productive work and effective collaboration. Why don’t we spend as much effort configuring our digital workplaces? The remote […]

UIE Article: Signaling a Process Change with a Discovery Phase

This week, I address the benefits of using a Discovery Phase to drive process change within an organization. Here’s an excerpt from the article: It’s easy to find people frustrated with their current product design and delivery process. They’ll list any number of maladies, from missing their customers’ true needs to forcing a buildout of […]

UIE Articles – A Bias For Making

In todays article I look at the communication process designers and developers follow to bring designs to life. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Step into the Wayback Machine, Sherman, and set the dial to 1994. You’ll find me in a conference room, explaining to a room of developers and product owners (back then, we called […]

It’s Alive! See the Lineup and Workshops for the UX Immersion Mobile Conference

6 Daylong Workshops from Top UX Experts With more users accessing your sites and products via mobile, it’s critical that you provide a strongly integrated experience. At the UX Immersion Mobile Conference April 13-15, these UX luminaries will provide you with intensive, game-changing material that will challenge how you think about and design for mobile. Jason Grigsby […]

UIEtips: Explore These 7 Great Podcasts from 2014

Here, for your listening pleasure, are a few of our favorite podcasts from 2014 in no particular order. Creating Responsive Interfaces As responsive web design becomes common practice, making sure these templates work across every imaginable screen and device is trickier. Brad Frost shares this frustration and introduces Atomic Design as a solution. Borrowing from […]

Free Videos on Creating Great Mobile Experiences

Eight UX Experts Tell You How to Create Great Mobile Experiences We’re celebrating the upcoming 2015 UX Immersion Mobile Conference by giving you the videos from the UXIM 2014 talks. No strings attached. Five of the videos are available now. We’ll continue to add videos weekly until you have access to all eight videos. See what you’ve […]

Ben Callahan – Responsive Workflows: There’s No Perfect Process

The web is everywhere. It’s on our desks, in our pockets, and on screens of all sizes. The complexity involved with building a website grows with each new device it must support. This cross-platform consistency requirement makes a concrete, static design process unsustainable. As flexible and responsive as the sites we’re building have to be, so too does our process for building them.

Responsive Workflows, a Virtual Seminar with Ben Callahan

Ben Callahan works with businesses of all sizes on how to become more flexible, people-centric, and outcome-oriented. In Responsive Workflows, hear his tips and techniques—from giving and receiving design critiques to pitching ideas before they’re fully baked—to establish a responsive workflow that’s focused on the end product. You’ll learn to bridge communication gaps, establish clear […]

UIEtips: Attaining a Collaborative Shared Understanding

In this week’s UIEtips, we look back at an article that discusses two types of shared understanding we uncovered and how one of them is far more likely to end with a successful design. Our next virtual seminar with Dan Brown covers shared understanding and how you and your team interprets and responds to everyday […]