Discussion Archive: March 2010

12 Mar 2010 - 4:13pm
6 years ago
7 replies
Kevin Silver

Attending MIX? Should we do an IxDA Meet-Up?

Hello IxDAers,

Who's else is attending MIX next week? Shall we do an IxDA Meet-Up? Let me know.



IxDA Director - Local Groups




12 Mar 2010 - 6:34am
6 years ago
5 replies
Cathy Wang

Telecom Self Service (Web & Mobile)

Hi Everyone.

I am doing an impossible research. Currently I am trying to find out how all the different telecom self-service portals work. As it's almost impossible for me to be a customer for all mobile carrier (around the world), I am asking the community to help.

This thread can act as a resrouce gathering for pattern study in telecom self-service. (if we manage to gather enough screenshots) I think this would be benefitial to everyone as this is not just a portal, not just a website, but more of a service design on the web.

11 Mar 2010 - 6:15pm
6 years ago
18 replies

Remote usability testing

Does anyone have any suggestions for companies offering remote user testing including in-country recruiting in either Asia (Japan and China) or Europe. We are looking to test a prototype of some new site functionality and need a fast and cheap way to achieve this. Looking for something along the lines of usertesting.com.

11 Mar 2010 - 1:20pm
6 years ago
3 replies
Drew Cogswell

Suggestions for Mobile design conference?

Does anyone have good suggestions on conferences focused on design for mobile applications or devices?  It could also be a conference with a mobile track or concentration.  I'm looking for the UX professional perspective, not development. Thanks for any suggestions!

11 Mar 2010 - 9:02am
6 years ago
21 replies
Zhang Jieying

Any recommendation for master programs NOT requiring design/computer background?

It's my third year in Business School.  I have no design/ computer background.  However, I want to apply a master program of Interaction Design or User Experience Design.  I just know CMU's Interaction Design does not require design background.  Do you know any other universities have this kind of program?





10 Mar 2010 - 11:41pm
6 years ago
2 replies

India HCI 2010 Conference in IIT powai-IDC

For regualr updates regarding india Hci conference,
pls follow : http://twitter.com/Hci2010
Website: http://www.indiahci.in/workshops.html

Pooja Rastogi
Voulnteer- India HCI 2010

10 Mar 2010 - 7:32pm
6 years ago
2 replies
Hilary Bienstock

Godigi or other mobile usability testing solutions

Does anyone have any experience with Godigi?  We received a solicitation email from them.


It looks like they sell a camera for doing usability tests on mobile devices -- has anyone used it?  Or any other products or services from them?

10 Mar 2010 - 3:16pm
6 years ago
1 reply

[Plug] The Power of Play: Using Fun to Increase Engagement and Drive Viral Distribution - Saturday 03/27 - Campbell, CA

  • Have you ever wondered what makes a game go viral?
  • Which features of your products improve engagement?
  • How would you redesign Pac-Man?

Nicole Lazzaro of XEODesign is guiding a day-long workshop on The Power of Play. She'll walk us through The Four Keys to Fun, lead hands-on exercises in Player Experience Design, and give you an opportunity to work on bringing fun to your own outstanding projects.

10 Mar 2010 - 12:58pm
4 years ago
32 replies

Search as Navigation

Does anyone have good examples of sites that use search as the primary mode of navigation? Also, any examples where search is more prominent but a traditional IA still exists?

10 Mar 2010 - 9:58am
6 years ago
16 replies

IxD Bibliography - Help!

Hi there,

I was wondering if you have an ultmate list or at least a couple of hints for us to build a very decent IxD bibliography here in the company.

Anything from Books, Docs, White Papers.