Agile and IxD: Embrace or Tolerate

Gaurav Anand
2009
Event date: 
November 9, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
O'Bryons Irish Pub
1998 Madison Rd.
Cincinnati, OH
United States
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Sign Up Now for the Next IxDA Event on Wednesday, November 9th!

The topic will be Agile and IxD: Embrace or Tolerate, presented by Rob Keefer, PhD and Principal with Pomiet. The event will start at 6 pm. You can reserve your ticket at http://ixda-cinci.eventbrite.com/ A $10 registration includes appetizers, one drink and a seat for our thought provoking presentation. 

Title:

Agile and IxD: Embrace or Tolerate

Abstract:

Agile software development and Interaction Design are often viewed as conflicting practices. Software developers view IxD as making their job harder, and interaction designers see their work ignored at implementation time. Can these two views of the same process work together in a thriving environment, or must they always live in resigned co-existence? In this presentation, we will consider how the two practice can get along, in-spite of common causes of conflict.

Speaker Bio:

Rob Keefer, PhD, is a Principal with Pomiet. He has over 18 years of experience as a human factors engineer, software engineer, and agile project management mentor. He has led the development of complex, interactive systems with Raytheon, Major League Baseball (mlb.com), FedEx-Kinkos, and more. Rob works with teams to ensure that the user's perspective is valued throughout a product's development. He has authored several articles, white papers, and presentations on a broad range of technology topics, including Agile Software Development and User Experience Design.

 

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