I just wanted to let everyone know that Bill Buxton will be keynoting this years Remix South conference. It's a community hosted conference so we're keeping the cost low. This will be the only US speaking engagement for Bill this year. Plus, we've got a great UX track which includes both workshops and sessions.
Some of you may already be aware of this (thanks to whoever is in charge of the IxDA Dublin Twitter stream for promoting us!), but we're going to be running Dublins first Design Jam on September 1st in the amazing offices of Furious Tribe on Hume Street. This is the second Design Jam to be held in Ireland after the success of our first event in Limerick back in April. You can get more info on the website: http://www.designjam.ie or on the Eventbrite page http://designjamdublin.eventbrite.com
Join us for a two day conversation on UX, Web, Mobile, Metro & Future Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on October 19th and 20th at Remix South 2012
We're very excited to have Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, will be keynoting the event this year. In addition to Bill Buxton, we've got a great line up of speakers, sessions and workshops.
We're excited to offer a 15% discount to IxDA members for a very special upcoming UX Boot Camp on Alan Cooper's 50-acre farm! This is an intensive UX training experience not to be missed. To get your discount, email Michael@cooper.com with this code: IXDAMemberUXB.
This month we’re discussing Lean UX, the latest technique to get UX
teams and Agile teams working together effectively. Inspired by Agile
development, Lean adopts the idea that designs are hypotheses that need
to be validated, and that creating a shared understanding among
development teams and stakeholders is the primary goal of development
I'm excited to announce that tickets are now available for Fluxible, a 2-day design conference in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario from September 22-23. Check out our terrific program, jam-packed with amazing speakers -- some of whom you'll recognize as regular contributors to IxDA.
There are limits to how much you can understand users' interaction with your mobile app or site if you just stick to pixels, and never leave your computer screen. You need to get designs on the device, and check if text, buttons and icons are visible, and safely clickable.
The only way to do this on every platform, is measuring with some sort of real life, physical object. Instead of muddling through with other tools, I made a tool specifically for doing this on mobile devices: