UxFest London 7 - 10 February: Early booking extended
5 Jan 2011 - 4:17am
(Apologies for any duplication.)
We’ve extended the early booking discount on UxFest until 15 January. This is the perfect opportunity to hone your skills in a number of important design topics. Please pass this on to any colleagues who may be interested.
UxFest London, 7-10 February 2011: Four Days of UX, IA and UCD
The four days cover an range of important topics for getting the most out of your web or intranet projects:
· Dynamic User Experience: Ajax Design & Usability – how to use the greater interactivity offered by Ajax and DHTML to improve (rather than damage) user experience. Topics include an overview of Ajax from a non-technical perspective and its implications for usability and accessibility.
· Agile UX & UCD – doing user experience and user-centred design within an Agile environment. How Agile differs from traditional waterfall methods and the strategies needed to make users the centre of attention. Participants do not need previous Agile experience although some familiarity with UX and UCD/usability is assumed.
· Designing Web Navigation – principles and elements of navigation, including a simple-but-effective technique called cores and paths. Participants will learn about transitional volatility, the scent of information (amongst other topics) and how to create a unified navigation system.
· Faceted Search & Beyond – faceted analysis, implementing facets and understanding the user interface design requirements of facets with hands-on exercises. Advanced topics include faceted navigation design with SEO, selecting multiple values, grouping and more.
Early bird rates now run until 15 January. There are substantial discounts for booking three or more places. We also have a very special price for booking all four days.
I have delivered the first two courses at a number of international conferences, including CHI, UPA and the Nielsen-Norman Group Usability Week seminars. James Kalbach will be presenting the web navigation and faceted search courses. He is the author of O’Reilly’s Designing Web Navigation and is a highly-regarded speaker.
(Agile UX & UCD is in the conference programme for CHI 2011 in Vancouver.)