Interfaces for social software are simple. But designing, developing and managing social platforms is not.Thomas Vander Wal will present some of the lenses he uses to help companies increase user adoption and engagement by better understanding the complexities around social software. Schedule6:30 - 7:00 Networking & welcome7:00 - 8:00 Speaker presentation8:00 - 8:15 Wrap up8:15 - Happy hour @ Churchkey About our speakerA Senior IA…See More
Join IXDA-DC for two great presentations: Veronica Erb's "How and Why to Start Sketchnoting" and David Farkas on "IXD Through Mixology." David will be visiting from Philly just to give this talk and mix us some fine libations; Veronica is retiring her sketchnoting presentation, so this is your last chance to catch it. Note: Venue is on 14th Street, between N & Rhode Island Ave. Don't rely on Google maps!Schedule6:30 - 7:00 Networking & welcome7:00 - 7:30 Sketchnoting7:30 - 8:00…See More
Over the past year, Delta Air Lines has worked with AKQA to release the Fly Delta app for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone 7 platforms.Fly Delta helps the traveler check in for domestic flights; download mobile boarding passes where available; rebook canceled or misconnected flights; change seats; check status on the upgrade or standby list; check flight status and terminal information; and save a parking spot reminder. Soon, passengers will be able to pay baggage fees and book…See More
"The presentation file is now available on the Design for Context web site: Search Mental Models and Interactions (pdf). Feel free to contact me with any questions, thoughts or follow-up. And thanks for attending!"
Are you tasked with designing a UI for search? It's an art, but an understandable art. This IxDA event will be an interactive exploration of various aspects of search design, including how to:Interpret mental models that users bring to their searchesUnderstand different search tasks, particularly for intensive knowledge work or critical information needs Consider the strengths and weaknesses of different search designs, based on user mental models and tasksTranslate user goals into valuable…See More
"Part-time work is certainly feasible. As John says, it is most common in contract/freelance projects, but we have some part-time people and I'm sure others do too.
The key things to think about are what kinds of things you want to do…"
Look out, August, we're bringing the heat!Jeff Gothelf (@jboogie) is coming to town to give us his LeanUX manifesto followed by 5-5-5 madness. The whole thing is happening at Sapient's new digs in Arlington. 5-5-5 MadnessWhat's 5-5-5, you ask? 5 talks for 5 minutes with only 5 slides. You bring the talks, the rest of us get to vote on which ones we want to see. Any topic that is remotely -- and I mean remotely -- related to IxD or UX is eligible. Start plotting your 5 minutes of fame…See More