24 Jan 2012 - 4:18pm
Lynn Pausic

Integrating UX and Agile - March 1st

Hi All -

Expero and Agile Velocity offer a 1 day course on UX & Agile. Next date is March 1st in Austin, Texas. http://bit.ly/t9PoTH

There is a 10% discount for IXDA folks. Enter promo code IXDA during check out.

23 Jan 2012 - 1:47pm
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Marjorie Kaye

Next UX Book Club Meeting Announcement

Hi folks,

The latest time, place, and book selection info for the LA UX Book Club Meetup is available for your perusal here:


23 Jan 2012 - 9:08am
Jeff Gothelf

Agile UX NYC 2012 - registration open now!

Hey everone -

Agile UX NYC 2012 takes place on February 25th. It's a one-day, single track conference focused on taking a holistic look at user experience design in agile environments.

If this is something you've struggled to reconcile in your work, this event will help shed light on how to make significant strides towards greater integration, collaboration, productivity and success.

I hope to see you a bunch of you there!



16 Jan 2012 - 12:02pm
2 years ago
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William Hudson

Free 1-hour webinar on UxFest


(Apologies if you receive this more than once.)

James Kalbach and I are going to present an overview of our four one-day UxFest courses that will be running in London from 13-16 March (some of the courses will be available elsewhere, too – Brussels and at the CHI 2012 conference in Austin Texas. See http://www.syntagm.co.uk/design/schedule.shtml for full details).

16 Jan 2012 - 11:56am
2 years ago
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Pros and Cons of Lean UX

After numerous discussions with others about 'Lean UX' and 'Agile Development', I wanted to understand how / when / why to use Lean UX. My latest blog post goes into some detail about the Pros and Cons of going lean vs. sticking with a more traditional waterfall-based approach:


10 Jan 2012 - 6:45am
William Hudson

January Update - UX, UCD and IA Courses in London, Brussels and Texas


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January Update – Agile, UX, UCD and IA Training Courses in London, Brussels and Texas

7 Jan 2012 - 8:56pm
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[Job] GetComparisons is looking for a UX Designer

GetComparisons, is an ATL based start-up with one leg in San Fran.

So far they've been working with a designer who's in the UK but they're really looking for UX designer in Atlanta or San Francisco that they can work with. They're going through a pivot and the new product has a heavy mobile UX & visual component.

24 Dec 2011 - 4:55pm
2 years ago
10 replies

Undergraduate programs for HcI, HCC, and Informatics

After 4 years of education (2 year degree) focused heavily around aesthetic graphical design, and some time in the professional industry as an interface (ux) designer, I have decided to continue moving forward with further education. My passion for design interaction, mental cognition, and technology, leads me to believe that further education is the most logical step towards growing in these areas of focus–

22 Dec 2011 - 4:22am
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Join the Impromptu UX Get Together

Feel free to join the fun on Thursday, 29 from 5:30 PM to 10 PM at:

Copa D' Oro 
217 Broadway Street 
Santa Monica, CA 90401-2311
(310) 576-3030
Map: http://g.co/maps/dm4ve


6 ideas on how to improve your user driven site

All ideas presented here are revolving around logging in and registering on user driven sites. The ideas are combinations of getting the user more motivated, and lowering the technical thresholds. When the motivation is higher than the perceived thresholds ahead, you ask the user to log in (or register).

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