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How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman

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Ahead of his talk at UX Week 2016, Steve talked with Adaptive Path Chief Creative Officer and UX Week host Jesse James Garrett. Can it be cured?

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Designing outside your comfort zone

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Even something as simple as asking clients for feedback on the products we offered was hugely informative. “Trust the process!”.

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Jedi Principles of UI Animation

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In cognitive science this is called change blindness—when sudden change in visual stimulus prevents users from noticing new information.

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Figuring Out Content Strategy

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Provide information and tools for people to understand their specific context around credit and loan-readiness. Design Research. Structure.

Considering the Consideration Funnel

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At no time up to this point should the customer have been asked for payment information, or anything that makes them feel committed on some level.

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Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design

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The thing about feedback is that if you don’t get information back, it’s not feedback. Jeff Sussna is an internationally-recognized systems thinker and IT expert, combining engineering expertise with an ability to bridge business, creative, and technical perspectives. What intrigues you about the MX Conference? couple of things intrigue me.

UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design

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Josh Clark’s particular mix of practical realism and thoughtful reflection is an ideal match for UX Week. It’s funny. JC: It really has.

Shaping a Generation’s First Experience with Star Wars

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When I finally had my own company and was the one who got to make decisions, I never made them based on committee, but rather based on the information I had and the confidence that I knew how to make a decision. To hear him speak at our upcoming MX Conference, register here. Well, first, we live in a world that’s really screwed up. Honestly.

Telling Stories: Mapping the Patient Experience at John Muir Health

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Oral storytelling is a universal human trait. Storytelling also plays a pivotal role in our visits to the doctor. Healthcare

Mark Jones on the Pros and Cons of External Service Design Consultancies vs. In-house Teams

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For example, the work we did at IDEO with Walgreens, they had to change regulations state by state to bring about the service model we designed for pharmacists because of all these personal health information issues that were being raised. Can you give me a bit of a preview? First, I’ve never thought that it’s an either/or situation.

Just What is a UX Manager?

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Earlier this week, I wrote quick blog post , calling out seven lessons for UX managers from this year’s MX conference. Why I <3 UX Managers.

The Anatomy of an Experience Map

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Quantitative Information. Quantitative information is also pretty important but can be easy to overlook. But really, it's a model.

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Zipcar at MX 2014: Obsessing About The Member Experience

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This work informs the future of the service. Register for MX: Managing Experience and get more information here. Tell us about it.

Designing for Better Sex: In Conversation with Cindy Gallop Pt. 2

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At the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, I said that because we don’t talk about sex, we don’t understand how much it could be informing every single area of product, brand, marketing. Allison Huang, our Design intern, and I talked to Cindy. CG: No, it literally is that simple. Diversity drives innovation.

There is No Spoon: The Construct of Channels

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Cross-channel, as a concept, makes sense for information architecture. The information is cross-channel, but the experience is not.

UX Week Keynote Speaker Amanda Dameron on Making Design More Human

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There’s great choice out there, but I think that people also have more information than ever before to make responsible choices.

Exploratorium: Mapping the Experience of Experiments

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good map is a snapshot of reality, where all the unimportant information has been removed to show a useful perspective. It felt like chemistry.

New Ways of Visualizing the Customer Journey Map

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Working out information hierarchy made the stories immediately clearer and more glance-able. In one week? Tall order. leaving school? Consider.

UX Week Is On A Mission

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UX Week’s mission is to inform, educate, and inspire designers and managers with practical insights for creating great human experiences.

Typographers: the Original UX Designers

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Start with 2 contrasting typefaces ( serif and sans-serif ) and 3-4 type sizes depending on the density of the information. Honor the content.

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Considering the Consideration Funnel

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At no time up to this point should the customer have been asked for payment information, or anything that makes them feel committed on some level.

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A Conversation with Gina Trapani: On Designing Meaningful Notifications

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———— Check out uxweek.com for information on the speaker line up and everything UX Week has to offer. and why?

Behavior Change as Value Proposition

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you can imagine now how this information is collected in real-time and influences military campaigns in real-time). These are "dumb products."

A Conversation with Brenda Laurel: It’s Not Enough to Change the Light Bulbs

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Informed (and delighted) citizens are necessary to push for policy changes in these areas. Can you tell us more about it?

UX Week Keynote Speaker Ken Jennings on Maps and Design

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They just love the order of the map, the elegance of the map as a solution to a visual problem: “How do I convey information about the world?”.

A Conversation with Dan Klyn: Richard Saul Wurman & IA for UXers

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don’t think Tufte has ever been called an information architect and Wurman certainly has been called an information designer in certain circles.

UX Week 2013 Speaker Preview

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Information architecture champion Dan Klyn on the life and work of Richard Saul Wurman. Yes, a workshop on workshops.

Active Data Logging Doesn’t Work

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It was, and still is, very interesting and useful information for me and, with few exceptions, I’ve tracked my physical activity every day since.

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IBM at MX 2014: Design-centered at Scale

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Register for MX: Managing Experience and get more information here. I’ve been going to the MX: Managing Experience conference since it began in 2007 (full disclosure: I used to work for Adaptive Path as a Studio Director — I even spoke at the first MX!). The war stories, successes, and failures are amazing and have influenced me greatly.

Conversations in the Kitchen: The Do’s and Don’ts of Debriefs

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Even though you want the conversation to have an informal feel, don’t just wing it. In our San Francisco studio we’re fortunate to have a large, open kitchen. Not unlike what you might experience at home, we often find ourselves migrating and gathering to this spot throughout the day. Maybe it’s the food. Or, maybe it’s the cold beer. DO: 1.

Designing for Better Sex: In conversation with Cindy Gallop

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When you have a world that is equally informed, influenced, designed, managed, led, and driven by women just as much as men, you have world in which men are far happier, just as women will be, too. Iran and Allison Huang, our Design intern, talked to Cindy. Iran Narges: How do you define sextech? People use a lot of black.

The Cloud’s Potentially Huge Liability

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There needs to be clear and detailed information provided as to the amount of bandwidth being used by a service, app or device so people can make better choices as to how to use their bandwidth wisely. For all intents and purposes, the cloud has been an overwhelming hit. Interacting with the cloud makes bandwidth all the more transparent.

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iPod Touch: Devices in the Classroom

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The students' treatment of the iPod as a work tool was informed by 1) the devices being kept at school, and 2) teachers' control of the apps.

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iPod Touch: Devices in the Classroom

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The students' treatment of the iPod as a work tool was informed by 1) the devices being kept at school, and 2) teachers' control of the apps.

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iPod Touch: Devices in the classroom

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The students' treatment of the iPod as a work tool was informed by 1) the devices being kept at school, and 2) teachers' control of the apps.

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Ritual and the Service Experience

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Unfortunately, in most cases efficiency wins out. Yet, customers are less rational than they would like to admit and more complicated (i.e., Take wine.

The Service Experience Conference Speaker Preview: Tim Ogilvie

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Register for The Service Experience Conference and get more information here. How can business methods and design methods play well together?

The Service Experience Conference Speaker Preview: Tim Ogilvie

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—– Register for The Service Experience Conference and get more information here. Do we need wicked methods for wicked problems?

Seeing is Believing

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talented information designer would have a field day bringing to life many of the stats thrown around in the average speech. Clarification.

Kaiser Permanente at MX 2014: Mission, Wild Diversity, and Teaching Smarts

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Register for MX: Managing Experience and get more information here. And finally a design space called the Garfield Center. Wild diversity.