In this talk, you’ll learn proven methods of maintaining team cohesion and conversation, building trust with colleagues in different time zones, and using the myriad tools available to improve long-distance collaboration, which has been a long interest of mine (I even wrote a thesis on it) [...]
An interview with Leigh Thompson, professor at Kellogg School of Management and author of Creative Conspiracy: The New Rules of Breakthrough Collaboration: if you’ve been in the creative industry long enough (or if you’re coming from a Design Studio-structured educational background), you’re not going to hear anything new, but it’s refreshing to hear that Business people are finally embracing principles designers have long advocated [...]
Watch Avi Itzkovitch’s “Designing with Sensors: Creating Adaptive Experiences” talk at Interaction’14 | IxDA Conference
Watch Avi Itzkovitch to discover core concepts for utilizing smart device technologies and sensor data in order to understand context, and add “Adaptive Thinking” to the UX professional’s toolset when designing experiences. In his presentation, Avi demonstrates the importance of understanding context when designing adaptive experiences, gives ideas on how to design adaptive systems and most important, inspires designers to think how smart device technology and context aware applications can enhance the user experience with adaptivity [...]
Understanding the anatomy of a choice is crucial to surviving the new world of product design. If designers, developers and product owners can better understand how choices are made and, more importantly, why they get made, they will be better equipped to disrupt the market. This talk explores the complexity of making choices and how an environment built for choice leads to a better customer experience [...]
Watch Chris Clark’s “Everybody Knows When You’re Talking To Your Mother” talk on Interaction’14 | IxDA Conference
A crash course in sociolinguistics, and a challenge to find the messages hidden in your own words [...]
Watch Santiago Bustelo’s “On Earning Respect And Doing What We Love” talk at Interaction’14 | IxDA Conference
How can we designers get the professional respect we want? This talk explores several topics and models that can help not only you, but the design community as well, along the way. On earning...
Watch Giles Colborne’s “The Lost Art Of Efficiency in Interaction Design” talk at Interaction’14 | IxDA conference
Why was it worth one company spending $350,000 to shave a second off an interaction? Should you do the same?
Animation can explain behaviours better than thousand of words that’s why interaction designer should learn from motion designer [...]
This talk will outline the key inputs in a model of Behavioural Design and how those inputs help designers to directly target specific behaviours. It will look at the role of interaction design, behavioural psychology, systems thinking and other tools. And it will propose that a model of design with behaviour as its focus offers a coherent and complete approach to design in a way that is consistent with the goals of client organizations [...]
This session provides good rules of thumb that will help you with future field studies and prepare you for the types of situations you might find yourself in [...]