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18 Dec 2006 - 5:42pm
7 years ago
1 reply
Nathan Vincent

Philips USA CEO: Do People Need the Gizmos we'reSelling?

Did someone give Paul Zeven 'The Inmates are Running the Asylum' as an
early Christmas gift?

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6 Jan 2010 - 12:17pm
4 years ago
1 reply
Justin Davis

How do you sell UX?

For those out there who work as freelancers or standalone UX agencies,
what does your sales process look like?

Is it primarily selling to the companies who own the web properties,
attempting to convince them of the need for better UX, or is it more
strategic partnerships with development shops?

Seems like the latter is the most stable approach, and a somewhat
easier sell (since dev shops or other 'full-service' web shops are
at least familiar with the UX world).

What are you experiences?

Justin Davis
Madera Labs

15 Jun 2006 - 4:02pm
Renaud, Danielle

Principal User Experience Designer at Iron Mountain Digital in Framingham, MA (Full Time)

Principal User Experience Designer at Iron Mountain Digital in
Framingham, MA

The Principal User Experience Designer will turn product requirements
into intuitive, efficient, and satisfying client and web-based software
interfaces. You will lead all user-centered design activities for a key
product line, working independently but with the support of an
established group of UX Designers and Business Analysts.

14 May 2009 - 7:54am

[EVENT RECAP] IxDA NYC: Cindy Chastain on "Experience Themes"

We'd like to thank everyone who came out on Tuesday evening for Cindy
Chastain's excellent talk on using the cinematic concept of "theme" to
produce better interaction design. Her talk resulted in many great
conversations, some of which lasted well into the night over dinner. Kudos
and much appreciation to Ms.

27 Apr 2010 - 9:32pm
4 years ago
1 reply
Michelle Bacigalupi

The practice and art of style guides

I have the opportunity and task to create a style guide for our existing product. Our company is set to double in size this year and as the only (so far) XD person scale is an issue. I've started research style guides but thought I'd ping the expertise of this group as well. So here are a few questions...

5 Apr 2007 - 4:26pm
7 years ago
4 replies
Faye Hoffman

Training internal resources in IA


I am currently the only information architect at UVic and management doesn't
have long-term funding to hire further IA resources at this time. I've been
asked to "Ensure that a number of existing resources possess entry-level IA
skills through peer mentoring and education."

We haven't identified any resources with formal or informal IA training. The
resources we'd be training are primarily web developers and possibly a
linguist or library science professional.

I'd appreciate your thoughts on how to go about this.

17 Jul 2007 - 5:45pm
7 years ago
7 replies
Johansen, Kristen

Experience with Axure RP?

Is there anyone out there who has been using Axure for
creating wireframes, sitemaps and/or specs who's
interested in sharing their experience?

We've been looking at the tool for our own use (we mostly
use Visio and Fireworks now) and are wondering just how
much more efficient it is for creating documentation, and
how it's working for others.

So how is it?


Kristen Johansen |Manager, User Interface

Citrix Online Division
Citrix Systems, Inc.
5385 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93111 USA

21 Mar 2008 - 10:44am
6 years ago
5 replies

Interaction design and tissues

I encountered this interaction design a few minutes ago and it moved me
to post :)

I've been sick all week with a sinus infection and have gone through
several boxes of tissues at home and work. Our brand of choice for the
home is Kleenex. No affiliation, just personal preferance. At work they
provide Angel Soft. A few minutes ago I grabbed for a tissue and noticed
that the one that popped up after was a different color. Not
significantly different, just not white.

9 Nov 2010 - 10:25am
Dan Saffer

Re: [IxDA] Re: [IxDA] What makes an application feel fast?

On Nov 9, 2010, at 3:35 AM, Simon Raess wrote:

> "For years, software engineers have been told that applications must respond to user events within 100 milliseconds to seem instantaneous, yet this assumption has never been systematically tested. In this research, we attempt to establish thresholds of detection for changes in a graphical user interface using adaptive tracking. For keyboard interactions, subjects did not notice delays of approximately 150 milliseconds. In contrast, for mouse interactions, subjects did not notice delays of up to 195 milliseconds.

23 Apr 2007 - 2:02pm
7 years ago
6 replies
Rob Nero

International Jobs

I have been watching the list for jobs lately, but I have not seen any
come through for countries other than the United States. Are there not
as many openings outside of the US? What is the feeling of the job
market abroad, versus in the US?

I am planning to relocate to Sweden/Denmark next year. Can you offer any
recommendations of companies, job opportunities, job listing sites?

Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated!

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