UX researchers, we are taught and encouraged to find fault with
solutions in exhaustive, scientific detail. This approach is essential
in our origin field of industrial human factors, but in a creative
environment producing a long list of problems is rarely useful or
inspiring. In this talk, Andrew addresses some of the problems he's seen
in presenting the results of UX research, and draws on the art school
method of critique to illustrate some alternative ways for researchers
to engage with designers to help explore what could be next.
will give a fresh and provocative perspective on our assumptions about
the value of UX research and challenge researchers to change our habits
to get better results.
WHEN Monday, June 10th 2013 6:30pm - 8:30pm PRICE Free
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ABOUT OUR SPEAKER Andrew (@thevagrant)
is an experience strategist and design researcher in London, where he
helps his clients make beautiful, relevant and successful experiences.
He most recently worked for Nokia as lead researcher for emerging
markets software, but his research experience there included
projects all the way from early pre-roadmap concepting to running group expert reviews of products in the months before they ship.
Nokia he worked at the London agency Flow Interactive with clients from
HMRC to Electronic Arts. This talk was inspired by the lessons he
learned moving from delivering research in an agency to his
responsibilities at Nokia, where he had to use research to have an
impact on shipping projects.
his career Andrew has worked in a number of key roles - in an agency
and within the organization; he's delivered research and design findings
and he's been on the receiving side. His well-rounded and finely-honed
perspective on how (and how not) to help teams move forward is essential
for everyone in our fields." - Steve Portigal, author of Interviewing Users: How to Uncover Compelling Insights
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