IDEA Conf. Chicago 10.08

07.12.08 0

The Information Architecture Institute is holding their Information, Design, Experience, Access (IDEA) conference at Chicago’s Harold Washington Library, this coming October 7 and 8, 2008. The IDEA Conference addresses issues of design for an always-on, …read on »

Elements of User Experience

04.27.08 2

The Elements of User Experience – User-Centered Design For The Web, is an important and nascent work, spawned (like his design agency, Adpative Path) by the popularity of Jessie James Garrett’s Elements of User Experience diagram, first published in March of 2000. Garrett’s only book, to date, elaborates on and expands the concepts exampled in Garrett’s diagrams without seeming the least bit pedantic, practicing reader-centeredness in every turn of phrase. Read about Garrett’s highly readable book and it’s great contribution to interaction design as a profession.

More User Experience.UX Design Books …read on »

UX Intensive Strategy

02.21.08 0

Brendon Schauer’s UX Strategy day at UX Intensive 2008 in San Francisco was excellent. See Brandon’s UX Strategy presentation slides.

What is UX?

08.04.07 10

Some prefer broad and inclusive definitions of User Experience (UX) design. Others (a few) claim The One True Meaning of it, usually in support of self interest. Both extremes muddy the semantic waters. Language best serves us when terms are both alive (evolving), and generally agreed. Here are a few collected definitions, for consensus, one more point of view, and the important career management perspective. …read on »