27 Mar 2012 - 11:02am
2 years ago
4 replies

Personas - Dead or Alive?

Hi all,

I did a search here on IxDA for "Persona" and to my surprise nothing returned.
There has been some artcles around the website for the last bit stating that Personas are dead, or out dated.

17 Mar 2012 - 10:24am
2 years ago
33 replies
Nancy Roberts

No more information architecture?

I wrote a piece a while back that there was a "war" of sorts going on between (among?) information achitects (who frequently came out of the library science, writing, or HCI fields), usability experts, and "designers," and by that, I mean makers of pretty pictures and high concepts (frequently designers who came out of a classic design-for-print-ads field).

1 Mar 2012 - 9:29am
2 years ago
1 reply

Get involved in UX research! Online Survey (available in english, german or french)


Hi Everyone,

As part of my PhD thesis, I am collecting responses to a questionnaire survey on User eXperience. More than 100 Usability/UX researchers and practitioners have already been invited to perform this exercise and most of them agree on the fact that there is still a definite need for a standardized definition of the term UX.

By sharing your views on UX, your participation in this survey will help bringing the concept of UX to maturity. 


Defamiliarisation in Innovation and Usability @ CHI 2012


We still have space for a couple of participants for the following workshop:


Defamiliarisation in Innovation and Usability


Agile UX NYC 2012 February 25th

Announcing: AgileUX NYC 2012, a one-day, single track conference in New York City.

Date: Saturday, February 25th


This conference is all about how to create great design experiences in an Agile development environment. Jeff Gothelf and I busted our ass to deliver the highest quality lineup of thinkers in the AgileUX space in downtown Manhattan for under $100.

16 Jan 2012 - 4:42pm
2 years ago
14 replies

What UX implications should I be aware of when designing an enterprise website/intranet on SharePoint

We are currently weighing up the for-and-against in relation to whether to use SharePoint or an arguably better suited 

12 Jan 2012 - 2:14pm
2 years ago
3 replies

Recommendation Requested: UX user testing / research agencies

Hey All,

I'm currently working on a web/mobile product and will need user testing in the late spring.  Does anyone have any recommendations? Ideally, we are looking for firms/agencies that are located in the Bay Area but am open to other locations if they are truly kick ass!

Thanks so much in advance.



6 ideas on how to improve your user driven site

All ideas presented here are revolving around logging in and registering on user driven sites. The ideas are combinations of getting the user more motivated, and lowering the technical thresholds. When the motivation is higher than the perceived thresholds ahead, you ask the user to log in (or register).

10 Nov 2011 - 10:58am
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DogA- samtale: Mobilt design 23. November kl 19 00

Hei alle i IxDA Oslo

Onsdag 23. november inviterer Norsk Form til årets siste DogA-samtale – om mobilt design. Fordi dette temaet er relevant for mange av oss og våre kontakter, sender jeg en oppfordring om også å invitere flere – på mail, via Facebook el. Arrangementet er som vanlig gratis og åpent for alle.

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