I'd like to apologize to the group for being kind of quiet. I had a death in the family in October followed by the death of a very good friend in November. Consequently, real work backed up and you know how that goes.
we are going to start organizing a local group at Moscow, Russia and
I want to find an IxDA members there who are interested in this
group. We are planning to find some interesting things and share them
on a on- (or off-) line meetings.
And, of course, if you want to help me with this - you are welcome
Often, when dealing with clients, they love to discuss subjective
topics that have no validity, because they have no empirical
evidence. These could easily be obviated with usability studies, but
very often, clients do not want to these studies. Also, time with
clients is limited, so meetings are wasted on useless discussion and
not important decisions.
These topics can often include: colors, toolbar/button placement,
logo placement, transitions, etc.
Does anyone know of good "best practice" methods to avoid this
waste of time.
Do any of you work on design teams that conduct really good weekly
status meetings? I've been tasked with designing a weekly status meeting
for our group of design consultants (who all generally work on different
projects), and I'd like some tips on things that make for a good status
meeting. Also, any advice on things to avoid is appreciated.