Discussion Archive

25 Mar 2010 - 4:28pm
5 years ago
4 replies

Guidance for local leaders?

I'm curious if IxDA has any official guidance for local leaders, or is this just completely ad hoc?

I'm happy to wing it, but if there are any by-laws, organizing principles, governing structures, or efforts to impose consistency from above, I'd love to know about them. 


21 Aug 2007 - 9:01am
8 years ago
2 replies

Consistency and conceptual integrity

The importance of consistency, and what consistency really means with regard to software design,
has to be one of the most misunderstood and misapplied principles. I am constantly tortured by
development with the misuse of this concept.

I would love to get comments/feedback/thoughts from any interested list members regarding my
post on this.

15 Jan 2009 - 12:25pm
6 years ago
3 replies
Per Axbom

Conditional required fields - how to indicate whether fields are required when the status can change

The simple solution, without really knowing the context:

Start with input fields for phone number and e-mail that are hidden
from view.

Have the user indicate his/her preferred contact method first. Then
show the input fields - on another screen or through the use of
dynamic html - using the wording (optional) next to the field label
if it is optional.

17 Jan 2012 - 10:34am

UX Course in USA.

Hello everybody,

I´ve been looking for some training and workshops available in usa for july, but as im not from the country, I cannot know which one is the best.

Im planing of use my hollidays at work and college to study in usa for 2 weeks something about user experience, design...

My goal on that is to increase my ux skills and also have a great resumè here in Brazil.

I really want to read some good answers and tips about what should I study about UX and where can I do the training.

3 Dec 2003 - 10:50am
11 years ago
1 reply
Robin Good

Seeking Interaction Designers That Can Address The Development of Online Collaboration Tools


I am trying to identify who and where are interface designers that have
specialized themselves or that are looking to focus specifically on the
design of real-time collaboration tools.

I am in the process of helping a few web conferencing companies refine or
completely upgrade their user interface and I have found it terribly
difficult to find designers that had a keen sense of what is needed in these
types of situations.

The main issue for me is that these types of interfaces require a very
minimalist approach, the ability to visually escalate in complexity as more
advanced function

2 Apr 2006 - 10:35am

touch and gesture activated screen

This is quite impressive example of modern touch screen applications:

(short link: http://ma.gnolia.com/jezothag )

(by http://www.merl.com/projects/DiamondTouch/)

Is this the future of interaction design?

Baldo -

8 May 2007 - 9:31am
Peter Boersma

IA Cocktail Hour Amsterdam --> UX Cocktail Hours Amsterdam


[apologies if you see this message more than once, and congrats on being in the right places ;-)]

For those interested in meeting fellow user experience practitioners when traveling in Europe (and obviously those that live or work close to Amsterdam) I'd like to point your attention to the following announcement.

Since 2001 I have been organizing IA Cocktail Hours in Amsterdam, about 6 a year. These events have always been frequented by a mix of people with and without the job title Information Architect, and with or without a strong focus on IA in their work.

9 Jan 2007 - 2:49pm
Alan Hochman

"JOB:" UX Designer for RIA - Telecommute & NYC or Philly

POSITION: UX Designer for Rich Internet Application

LOCATION: Primarily Telecommute & NYC or Philadelphia

JOB DESCRIPTION: Social Networking startup looking for
an exceptional and motivated individual capable of
designing easy-to-use User-interaction/interfaces for
rich media online community application.

Experience with Web 2.0 capabilities & online
Strong wireframing and layout skills, task flow
analysis and creation, web Interaction models
Working, hands on knowledge of Flash, CSS, DHTML &
Javascript (Adobe Flex exp.

1 Jul 2006 - 5:42am
John Knight

3rd International Design for Engagement Conference

The workshop program for NordiCHI 2006 includes this year’s International Design for Engagement Conference. Delegates are welcome to join this one-day, multidisciplinary event that focuses on bridging research in art, design and HCI.The conference is organised in two streams with nearly twenty papers presented by contributors from around the world.Follow the link for more information or visit the NordiCHI2006 Website.

18 Oct 2009 - 10:56pm
Chicago IxDA4

[Event Reminder] SketchFlow Workshop at Microsoft - Monday & Tuesday

*NOTE:* The Monday night session is full.* If you registered, please make
every effort to attend.*

Seats are still available for the Tuesday session.