Discussion Archive

13 Jul 2007 - 5:02pm
Christian Sosa-Lanz

Catalyze Community

Check out this new community. It's interesting to bring BA's together
with UX/IA's in a single forum, particularly when Interaction
Designers need to become more involved in the business in order to
evangelize usability with in their org.



Catalyze is a new, member-driven community for all professionals who
define business systems, design software applications or create

10 Mar 2006 - 7:47pm
8 years ago
1 reply
Ashley LaFrenais

In case you missed it: A Recap of Our NYC IxDA Event with Adam Greenfield

Hello fellow IxDA'ers,

We had a fantastic evening last night featuring Adam Greenfield
paired with some wine, snacks, and thought-provoking discussions
about the future of ubiquitous computing. Thanks to those of you who
attended! If you have any thoughts to add to my summary, please do...

Adam discussed the idea of Everyware--computing that's out there in
everyday life where people don't even know that they're using it or
it's use doesn't require much attention or explicit action.

23 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
James Mansfield

Conversion at what cost - the shortcomings of AB testing

The company I work with has been obsessed with conversion for the last 6 or so months. Well they've always been obsessed with it but about 6 months ago they started using AB testing software to test different ideas and executions. I've loved having the ability to validate ideas but I have to say I'm over the dependance and emphasis placed on it. I also don't think AB testing tells a very full picture. I've written a blog post about it and would love to hear thoughts and experiences from the ICDA community.


21 Feb 2008 - 9:59pm
6 years ago
13 replies
Jeff Howard

Means to an IxDA message? WAS: Where are all the designers?

Liz wrote:
> So, what are some of the best means we (IxDA) could
> employ to communicate the IxD message & self-definition
> with recruiters, HR departments, education, business
> leaders, etc.?

We could start by vetting the IxDA job postings. We already screen
them for format; start screening them for content. I can't imagine
anyone on the board has the time to handle that responsibility
singlehandedly but perhaps some sort of group screening or flagging.
Make that part of the value proposition for designers searching for

12 Jun 2008 - 9:13am
Jay Rogers

JOB: Interaction Design, Austin Texas

I'm tired of copying-and-pasting that boilerplate job description from HR...

We're an enterprise software company taking web-based software to the next level.  Our heroes are iphone, cooper, 37signals, adobe, tufte, ableton.  We're building a team to tackle User Centered Design in the face of agile development and going to the mat in the culture war for quality and design.

We're Vignette.  Content Management, Collaboration, Presentation technologies, Document Management, Workflow.  Our software is used by NASA, the Olympics, British Sky Broadcasting, ABCSports,

13 Feb 2007 - 9:44am
7 years ago
12 replies
Patrick Hunt

Use of "Your" or "My" in Personalized Web Application Design

Howdy ya'll,

So does anyone have strong feelings--or better yet, research--about
whether its better to use "Your" or "My" to describe personalized
stuff in web application design? I'm working with a client who has
made extensive use of "Your" and I have this gut sense that "My" would
be better... more personal, more of a dialog between company and user,
more common and familiar...

9 Sep 2009 - 8:37am
amara cohen

[JOB] Senior Visual Designer - Newton, MA, SimpleTuition, Full Time

SimpleTuition seeks a creative, high-energy visual designer to expand
the design vision and brand to new web-based products. SimpleTuition
is a company dedicated to making education and finance choices easier
for consumers with a unique online comparison-shopping platform.

You are an individual with a sound design process and the ability to
develop and lead designs from conception through completion. The
qualified candidate should have the demonstrated ability to shape the
design vision for projects, and to visually communicate rich data for
consumer products and services.

9 Jan 2009 - 4:35pm

JOB: full-time Associate Creative Director, Interaction Design; IconNicholson, NY, NY

As one of New York's first design and technology consulting businesses,
IconNicholson has helped our clients engage, delight and interact with
their customers through award-winning digital media since 1987. Our
vision is to continue to innovate digital technology through great
design, intuitive technology, savvy business and smart people.

We're currently seeking an Associate Creative Director with an
Interaction Design background to play a key role as part of an
energized, multi-disciplinary group.

5 Nov 2003 - 1:51pm
Challis Hodge

Survey: New or Existing?

Hi Folks:

Since we haven't really received much positive feedback or interest in the
concept of exploring existing organizations as possible homes for this
group, I've created a survey to gauge the group's position on the matter.

Please take a few minutes to complete the survey asap:


We will share results when the survey is closed. Thanks for your


8 Dec 2008 - 9:41am
5 years ago
7 replies

ffffound invite?

Is anyone a member of ffffound? If so - I would really appreciate it ifyou
would invite me... (trying to do some research and ffffound is one element).

Best regards,

Russell Wilson
Vice President of Product Design, NetQoS
Blog: http://www.dexodesign.com