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Watch Tomer Sharon’s “Perfectly Executing the Wrong Plan” Talk

In his talk at Google I/O 2014, Tomer Sharon inspires developers to implement valid and reliable ways to answer their most burning questions. It’ll help them validate or invalidate their assumptions on their own—cheaply, and quickly, by using simple user research techniques with a main goal in mind: developing apps people need, want, and enjoy […]

Watch Jim Kalbach's "Human Factors in Innovation: Designing for Adoption" talk 0

Watch Jim Kalbach’s “Designing for Adoption” talk

The ultimate goal of innovation is user adoption: we want people to actually use the things we create in a way that impacts their lives. But building the better mouse trap guarantees nothing. In fact, history shows it’s not the whiz-bang of technology but rather human factors that matter in the end. In this talk, Jim will look at some specific design-related considerations in successful innovation […]

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Watch Tomer Sharon’s “Don’t Listen to Users, Sample Their Experience” talk

The Experience Sampling Method is a simple research technique for uncovering user needs. In a typical Experience Sampling method, research participants are interrupted several times a day to note their experience in real time. In his talk during The LeanUX Conference, researcher Tomer Sharon demonstrates the method, describe how it has been applied at Google Search, and provide a short, practical how-to guide […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: U.S. destinations target affluent Chinese tourists 1

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: U.S. destinations target affluent Chinese tourists

Hawaii, California and Las Vegas are among American tourist destinations vying fiercely for a vast and largely untapped new market segment: the Chinese tourist […]

Listen to Adrienne Massanari’s “Personas and politics: The Discursive Construction of The User” talk at IA Summit 2009 0

Listen to Adrienne Massanari’s “Personas and politics: The Discursive Construction of The User” talk at IA Summit 2009

Adrienne Massanari, Instructor of New/Digital Media in the School of Communication at Loyola University – Chicago, assesses the problematic relationship between new media designers and “users” in texts written about user-centered design […]

Autodesk Offers Wide Variety of Resources and Support for Education Community 0

Autodesk Offers Wide Variety of Resources and Support for Education Community

The beginning of the new academic year is here and Autodesk, is expanding its support for students and educators as they return to campus. Autodesk has announced that it is increasing access to its 2010 offerings, valuable curricula and additional resources for student and teacher communities […]

Watch Nancy Etcoff’s “The Surprising Science of Happiness” talk at TED 0

Watch Nancy Etcoff’s “The Surprising Science of Happiness” talk at TED

Cognitive researcher Nancy Etcoff looks at happiness — the ways we try to achieve and increase it, the way it’s untethered to our real circumstances, and its surprising effect on our bodies.

IMAGINiT Technologies Supports Autodesk Assistance Program for Displaced Workers 0

IMAGINiT Technologies Supports Autodesk Assistance Program for Displaced Workers

RAND Worldwide, a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, announced that its IMAGINiT Technologies division will participate in the Autodesk Assistance Program for displaced workers, providing education, support and tools to its clients […]