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Watch Dan Szuc’s “From Sleepwalking to Sparkle”

Dan Szuc talks to us about ‘sleepwalking’ in project work today. And how we can fix this by injecting ‘sparkle’ into everything we do […]

In a recent episode of UX Picnic, Dan Szuc talks to us about ‘sleepwalking’ in project work today. And how we can fix this by injecting ‘sparkle’ into everything we do.

About Dan Szuc

Dan Szuc is co-founder of Apogee and Design Researcher with over 18 years experience. He recently co-authored the book Global UX with Whitney Quesenbery, a collection of stories and distillation of insights from UX practitioners around the world (which I had the privilege to contribute some of my war stories). He also co-wrote The Usability Kit with Gerry Gaffney, an implementation guide providing best practices and guidelines for UX design teams. He previously worked on a usability team for Telstra Australia and has lectured about UX in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, the USA, New Zealand, Israel, UK, and Japan. He holds a BS in Information Management from Melbourne University in Australia.

 

By Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Director of Design Strategy at SAP.

Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar has helped truly global companies in multiple continents create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he promoted the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai.

Itamar holds a MA in Design Practice from Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK), for which he received a Distinction Award for his thesis Creating Innovative Design Software Solutions within Collaborative/Distributed Design Environments.

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