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.
IxD: Embrace or Tolerate
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
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.