With Lou Rosenfeld (Polar Bear book) and Steve Krug
(Don't Make Me Think).
IxDA is holding a social Face2Face on November 11, 2008 from 5:30 - 8:00pm
Lou and Steve are coming to D.C. for 2 fantastic workshops on November 11th and 12th, and while they are here, we are happy to host a Face2Face to get together, talk User Experience, Interaction Design and Usability. IxDA D.C. has a full calendar this fall leading all the way up into the New Years so stop in and get the deal.
I was just reading through Forrester's report "The Seven Tenets Of The
Information Workplace" by Erica Driver and Connie Moore.
Among others, it recommends that IT departments acquire usability and
design skills. Note the last sentence in the quote:
"We're just starting to see IT groups design applications ﬁrst and
foremost to adapt to change and give business people powerful
workplaces. These skills will be in short supply, and so consulting
ﬁrms will initially ﬁll the needs of most organizations.