About the Seminar:
Ergonomic Society of Singapore and UniSIM present you this seminar
that highlights the methods that Dell has adopted in todays
economically challenging times to meet its customers expectations
and at the same time not to forget the core Dell tenants of
customization and personalization.
What you will learn:
Examples of process adopted at Dell to improve user experience.
Results achieved out of the new processes.
Challenges ahead for Dell to continue to deliver great user
Institution: ARTstor (non-profit)
Location: New York, New York
Title: Information Architect
ARTstor is seeking a full-time, mid-level Information Architect who
will work on new development initiatives and platform enhancements
for ARTstor a digital image library of nearly one million images
used for research and educational purposes at institutions worldwide.
The Information Architect is responsible for developing user
experience documentation, such as personas, site requirements, site
maps, transaction flows, schematics, paper prototypes, navigation
models, and wireframe
I am CEO of an international technology company, called Anders
Electronics plc - HQ'd in London, and historically we designed and
manufactured LCD display components for companies developing
At work this week my boss mentioned that he thinks my designs would be
better communicated if I created short animations, rather than
exclusively draw storyboards as I do now. I need a tool that allows
me to take an idea and present it in a slideshow within a matter of
minutes or hours. I'm very comfortable with Illustrator, so
preferably the animation tool would have a similar interface and
allow wacom input.
Does anyone have a preferred tool for this kind of thing? Flash?
Silverlight? Something else?
The Product Development team at Comedy Central Digital Media is
looking for a mid- to sr-level Information Architect. This position
is full-time freelance, to permanent staff for the right candidate.
As part of the IA group, you will be a strong user advocate and
collaborate closely with a team to produce great interactive
As it grows, the company I work for is becoming more metric-driven.
Ultimately, I support the idea of having goals and metrics that help
us understand whether we're doing good work, the right work, etc.
I don't expect goals & metrics to ever tell the whole story; the
world is squishy and numbers are unlikely to paint a completely
honest picture. I do think, however, that they'll help us start
conversations and give us something to shoot towards.
I'm curious: what type of goals and metrics exist in your company
that are related to good user experience and good design?
It was supposed to be the next big thing but it fizzled out like MMS
An important thing to note is you would have to use the speakerphone
to do video calls (unless you're always on BT headset or handsfree,
which is not true for an overwhelming majority of people) and this
compromises privacy in a big way…no one wants people nearby snooping
in on their conversations.
Would love to hear your thoughts on why it hasn't taken off yet?
I will make a post about the responses I receive and will publish them
in a few weeks for all to see (names are anonymous)
Our May event is actually dipping into the first part of June
(Tuesday, 6/3), but we have a great one planned! Jon Litell of Hot
Studio will be talking about facilitation and other underrepresented
but vital “soft skills”. Adaptive Path will be our gracious hosts for
the evening, and we’re planning another Hiring Salon (employers/
recruiters: bring job descriptions to share).