UX Design Productivity from Google

via Swissmiss respectively changeorder.typepad.com.

“…Last Thursday, I attended a free session organized by SIGCHI, Puget Sound region at Google Seattle HQ. Jake Knapp, a very well-spoken user interface designer, entertained a packed house with a speech on 17 tactics that he uses for creating strong UX work in “the flood” of projects that pour through his UX department from month to month….”
Continue reading UX Design Productivity from Google

39. interaction design stammtisch am 11.3.2008

der nächste interaction design stammtisch findet am:

dienstag, 11.3.2008 um 19:00 uhr
im werkzeugH, 1050 wien, schönbrunnerstrasse 61, statt. [öffis: u4 pilgramgasse, 14a, 13a, 12a, 59a]

“bring 2 folien” hat bei den letzten stammtischen super funktioniert und darum: jeder der möchte bringt 1-2 slides über sachen, die ihn gerade im bereich interaction design, usability, … beschäftigen/interessieren mit, und stellt sie vor.

der interaction design stammtisch findet jeden monat am 2. dienstag statt. jeder der sich für die themen interaction design, usability, accessibility, user interface design, … interessiert ist herzlich eingeladen. anmeldung ist keine notwendig.

personas for all of us…

For all those people who work with personas … an interesting article to the topic. PDF from the Interactions Magazine.

“Personas are misused to maintain a “safe” distance from the people we design for, manifesting contempt over understanding, and creating the facade of user-centeredness while merely reinforcing who we want to be designing for and selling to.[…]If this is the best way we have to keep the organization focused on a “real” customer, then we have larger organizational problems that need to be addressed. With personas, we’re going down the wrong path. Rather than create distancing caricatures, tell stories.”