I'm starting on a project in the New Year where the client has
arranged a 3 hour UX discovery meeting with 20 stakeholders right at
the beginning of the project before I've had any real time to do my
The client's objectives for the meeting are to define the personas
and user journeys and the first draft of the structure for the site.
After the meeting I will have an opportunity to conduct one-on-one
The project itself is to develop a fairly laborious offline
application process into a streamlined online process.
My company Bamboudesign (http://www.bamboudesign.com) is organizing a
workshop to train designers and developers on a new iPhone-like SDK
called Ansca Corona, that makes it easy to build iPhone apps. Join us
on November 14 in San Francisco!
Join us for a low-key workshop. We will start with a brainstorming
exercise followed by work in small groups on design ideation and
solution sketches. At the end, the small groups will present their
ideas and sketches back to the larger group.
107 SE Washington St. Suite 520
Portland, Oregon 97214
*Use the north entrance on Washington Street
The MFA in Interaction Design Program at SVA and IxDA NYC are pleased to
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I'm in charge of a 2 day workshop with a bunch of skilled developers
regarding user experience. I want to show that an understanding of the users
interaction flow and the user goals are as important as technical knowledge.
One of the things I want to try out is focusing on a top down approach for
development to break away from the usual focus on the platform and
One idea I have is to split them up in smaller groups, hand over a pack of
feature requests to half of them, and a few user scenarios to the other