Discussion Archive: July 2006

28 Jul 2006 - 1:13pm

Fwd: Survey on Design

We are conducting a survey within the design community and would very
much appreciate your insights. This quick survey is only 10 short
questions about yourself and your design education:

The survey will be open through August 1st, 2006.

Please forward to other designers you know. Thanks for your

28 Jul 2006 - 1:13pm
9 years ago
1 reply

Product requirements docs for a UCD process

I'm an internal UX designer working with stakeholders to define our template
for communicating product requirements.

I am familiar with the Cooper and Berkun articles (and others) related to
documenting product design processes, but was hoping other might share
templates (or at least outlines) that have worked well in their
organizations...and that include for users, user goals, scenarios, etc.

Thanks a lot,
Bret Hekking | UX Designer
Applix, Inc

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28 Jul 2006 - 12:11pm
9 years ago
11 replies
Leah Cunningham

personas for an Intranet

Hi all,

I'm doing personas for an intranet portal. I haven't done a lot of these and
the client has never done it. I have identified four primary ways in which a
user would interact with the site and I want to do a persona for each. The
client however, wants to do a persona for every specific job role they have
in the company. We are going back and forth on this and I am having a hard
time articulating my argument. First of all, am I right? Second of all, if I
am right I'd be interested in some concrete examples that will help support
my argument.

27 Jul 2006 - 4:11pm
9 years ago
3 replies
Narayan Kansal UM

Need help for Dashboard Design

Hello all,

I am designing a Dashboard for keeping track of trainings that users have to
go through. The dashboard has 4 modules. I am using red, yellow, and green
colored rounds to show status. Can I make the legend circles smaller so that
users focus more attention on the their staus circle? What do you think?

Moreover, if you can point me to some resources on Dashboard design that
would be great.

Narayan Kansal

27 Jul 2006 - 1:41pm
Louise Cherry

JOB: Interface Architect at EarthLink, Inc in Atlanta, GA FULL TIME

Title: Interface Architect 06-519-000679

Location: Pasadena, CA or Atlanta, GA

Earthlink is an 11-year old organization with 1800 employees in 11
locations. We are a consumer-focused service company providing Internet
access. Stated another way, we provide a "gateway" to the Internet.

26 Jul 2006 - 8:55pm
Peter Merholz

IDEA Conference, October 23-24, Seattle, WA


Design problems are increasingly becoming information problems.

Throughout their days, people are engaging with complex information
to manage their lives.

And designers now realize that information isn't simply this stuff
you find -- the appropriate presentation of information helps people
make sense of the world around them.

IDEA (Information: Design, Experience, Access) is a conference
devoted to the design of complex information spaces, whether
physical, virtual, or procedural.

It will take place Oc

26 Jul 2006 - 11:44am
Del Castillo, Kent

Job: Front End Web Designer / Developer - Baton Rouge, LA - Full Time

Front End Web Designer / Developer

Preferred Location:

* Baton Rouge, LA


* Create functional goal-directed web designs (not graphical)
based on defined requirements.
* Work with a Graphic Designer to apply graphics to the functional
* Develop the front-end using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other
client-based technologies.
* Promote comprehensive knowledge of usability and interaction
design concepts and apply to projects.

26 Jul 2006 - 9:31am
Dan Saffer

Designing for Interaction Now Available

[Apologies for the cross-posting.

25 Jul 2006 - 10:23pm
Scott Bryant

Job: Content Manager, University of Technology, Sydney


Institute for Interactive Media and Learning (IML), University of
Technology, Sydney , Australia

Ref No.

25 Jul 2006 - 2:46pm
Kyle Pero

PHICHI Workshop: Hot Topics In Interaction Design -- Taught by William Hudson!

**Apologies to those that have received this announcement more than once**

In September, PHICHI is hosting a full-day event combining a highly
interactive tutorial on usable design with Ajax and a half-day card-sorting
workshop. This seminar will be taught by William Hudson, founder of Syntagm.
Discounts are available for early registration and students.