12 Sep 2012 - 12:14pm
3 years ago
1 reply

UX Organization

My company is considering where UX is placed. I found a number of articles on the topic, and have read Institutionalizing Usability by HFI's founder (and I was employed by HFI in 2008-2009). I'd like to discuss how companies of 2,000-10,000 employees organize user experience:

- Title and role of senior-most UX officer

- Distribution of resources (single cost center vs. matrix)

- UX team make-up and organization

- Key benefits and challenges

If you know of articles, blogs, or slideshares, please post them here too.

31 Jan 2012 - 3:14pm
4 years ago
17 replies

How do you organize all your 'design idea' clippings?

I'm always taking screenshots of cool website interactions or designs when I browse around and put them into a 'design ideas/inspirations' folder on my computer. I was wondering, for you designers that do something similar, how do you go about organizing your clippings?

27 Dec 2010 - 11:35am
5 years ago
10 replies
Dave Malouf

What should IxDA be when it grows up?

I posted the below on Quora (since many feel it is a better system; I suggest you take a look):

10 Jun 2010 - 8:19pm
6 years ago
2 replies

Need help with process flow

Just starting a discussion if anyone can help me define an comprehensive UX or IxD organization process flow. Any input on this discussion would be gladly appreciated. Problem came about because working with other deparments while implementing UX has been not been operating smoothly. Is there any sites or other resources where I can get more information about a process flow from kickoff all the way to launch stating which departments handle certain type of deliverables and requirements but focusing more from a UX POV.

14 Apr 2010 - 2:57am
6 years ago
3 replies

UI Standards within the organization

Hi All,

I've been reading this post on UI Trends about questioning the use of UI standards with the organization.

Personally I do believe that UI standards are needed within a company but they need to leave room for creativity and change.

What's your feeling?


20 Mar 2010 - 10:50am
6 years ago
3 replies
Dave Malouf

Tell me your IxDA Stories

hello IxDAers,

I'm in the midst of a project and I'd appreciate it if I can get your contributions to help me. I am in the midst of writing about what makes IxDA special and I thought there is no better way to tell the tale then by collecting the stories from its members.

8 Feb 2010 - 8:01am
6 years ago
8 replies
Sachin Ghodke

What is a subset of the other?

In my organization, there is a simmering debate that Interaction
Design is not a subset of User Experience, where as people think that
it's just the other way around.

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