Abstract What kind of surgery does it take to integrate evidence-based, multidisciplinary innovation into your software development lifecycle, and what are the tangible benefits to teams? Whether your organization has no design function, treats design as a centralized service/agency, or is on the path to integrating designers into your product teams, this session discusses a … Read More
Abstract Users’ minds take shortcuts to get through the day. Usually they’re harmless. Even helpful. But what happens when they’re not? In this talk I’ll use real-world examples to identify some particularly nasty biases that frequently lead users to make bad decisions. I’ll then talk about some content strategy and design choices we can use … Read More
This panel discussion is about the pandemic’s impact on product and design teams, and how four leaders are navigating a challenging time.
Project Tech Dive: Docker, TypeScript, React and Lerna FTW! Ken Rimple, Drew DeCarme, and Matt Gilbride reflect on the technologies and techniques they used to stand up a Docker-based web application on AWS.
While users don’t think a whole lot about underlying software design, it’s an essential part of getting the customer experience right. Listen to our interview with Pete Fleming, Head of UX at Chariot Solutions.
Optimizing wireframes is worth the effort because it will save time in the long run, and better facilitate the implementation to meet the vision.
Joining a project after it has already started is no easy task, especially when the project is launching a complicated enterprise application with a short deadline.
Abstract Let’s have some fun! No prior design experience required. This will be a lively, interactive exercise where we explore a user-centric and pencil-first approach to software design & development. In this hands-on workshop we will walk through some tried-and-true methods to: Listen to users to ensure we are focusing on their needs Wireframe to … Read More
Is Your Baby Ugly? Let’s take a step back to look at this thing that you are making. How do you know if you are building the right product or adding the right feature? We need some checks and balances to ensure that we are basing product decisions on what will provide the most impact for the end customer and not worry so much about vanity metrics.