If I have learned nothing else in my design life, I know that a great project manager can make the difference between a successful, even joyful project and a painful slog to the leaden finish line. It’s rare that project managers of design projects (in the broadest sense of the word “design”) get the support […]
I just finished another UX Week, this time here in San Francisco (a four-day event for user experience professionals put on by Adaptive Path. I co-chaired it with Peter Merholz.). It was exhilarating. It was also exhausting. I’ve got a bit of those post-event blues.
But, pouring the experience of others into my brain through a […]
I’ve been lots of places, which has unfortunately disrupted the nice writing routine I got going over the summer and early fall.
For instance, I:
spoke at Oredev, a conference for desktop developers in Sweden in November
gave a talk at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco
gave a talk with Sharon Greene from the Neo-Futurists at MX East […]
It seems like I just got back from UX Week and will soon be off to MX East. My session will be a conversation with Sharon Greene, artistic director of the Neo-Futurists, a theater group based in Chicago, known for their long-running show Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. We’ll be talking about […]
Yesterday, I promised to write about the six basics of teams from that Wisdom of Teams as they had worked in my experience with design teams. I am in the final days of preparation for UX Week so, while I intend to go through these, I don’t have as much time to dedicate this week […]
UX Week 2007 is going to be great - and not just ‘cos I’m the program chair.
UX Week (Aug. 13-16 in Washington, DC) is Adaptive Path’s opportunity to host smart people with great ideas about user-centered design and user experience. Changes in technology and process are forcing us to re-think some of our favorite tools. […]