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How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman

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From what parents have told me, it’s been really important for them because there’s so much confusing information about autism out there, like is it an epidemic?

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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. I’d recommend applying Material principles before Functional because they have to deal with the information architecture and the material model of your UI.

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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. Knowing this allowed us to make more informed inventory choices before launching the service. “Trust the process!”.

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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. Playful : the interaction is optimized for the variables and context the customer is engaging with this information. The transaction funnel.

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Figuring Out Content Strategy

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We were a few months into designing the Capital One Home Loans website; we had already done our generative research around what type of information people need and had some idea about how to get it to them.

Telling Stories: Mapping the Patient Experience at John Muir Health

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Participants detailed a desire for a centralized digital location to find or keep medical records, as well as digital resources to find more detailed information about conditions, treatment options, and important contact numbers like provider-generated care binders, websites, etc.

Just What is a UX Manager?

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People have grown out of a UX, information architecture, visual design, developer, or marketing role to take on a position that never existed before they held it. Earlier this week, I wrote quick blog post , calling out seven lessons for UX managers from this year’s MX conference.

Transforming the Nighttime Experience for Homeless Children, One Tote Bag at a Time

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If you’re interested in learning more or donating materials or your time, please visit www.projectnightnight.org for more information Homelessness is a condition that affects 1.5 million people in the United States each year. If you had to describe a homeless person what would you say?

The Anatomy of an Experience Map

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A map should have some qualitative and quantitative information in order for it to take shape in a meaningful way. With that groundwork laid, five dimensions to a map are the lens , the journey model , qualitative insights , quantitative information , and the takeaways.

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Capital One’s AdaptivePath.org Year In Review

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For more information on what we did in 2016, please check out AdaptivePath.org Annual Report “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall. During the earliest day of dot-org, I borrowed this quote to succinctly express what I hoped dot-org would become in the world. This past year, we’ve made strides to clarify what and how we operate. We started the year working with Glide to pilot a new service, Glide Goods.

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. He is Founder and Principal of Ingineering.IT, and will be speaking and leading a workshop at this year’s Managing Experience Conference in San Francisco, March 29–30.

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. Significant points in the experience emerged through the layers of information.

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. More and more companies are exploring service design with external consultancies or by building in-house teams.

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. the hierarchy of information is clear. We named the project rooms in Adaptive Path’s new San Francisco office after typefaces.

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There is No Spoon: The Construct of Channels

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Cross-channel, as a concept, makes sense for information architecture. Through the lens of making content objects persistently findable, consistent, and connected, it makes sense to think in terms of that information across channels.

Zipcar at MX 2014: Obsessing About The Member Experience

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This work informs the future of the service. Because of all the information we were collecting from members — what was working, what options people have, how they were interacting with different channels like mobile — we were able to look near and far.

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. We work to inform our audience by keeping them in touch with what’s going on in leading UX teams around the world.

Exploratorium: Mapping the Experience of Experiments

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A good map is a snapshot of reality, where all the unimportant information has been removed to show a useful perspective. We're huge fans of our soon to be San Francisco waterfront neighbors, the Exploratorium.

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. People who can think about architecture and design and information design and city layout for people that are using a wheelchair, for example.

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. When it comes to managing experiences, is there a more thrilling experience to manage than introducing someone to Star Wars for the first time?

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). Let's look at a spectrum, where on one end you have utility : something designed to offer the user useful tools, typically to manage information.

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A Conversation with Gina Trapani: On Designing Meaningful Notifications

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GT : The biggest problem with many app notifications is that the benefit doesn't outweigh the cost—the information they offer isn't worth pulling your attention at that moment. Evi Hui : What lead you to become interested in the design of notifications?

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. Playful : the interaction is optimized for the variables and context the customer is engaging with this information. The transaction funnel.

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

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It was challenging in so many ways that it fired up my interest in exploring the architecture side of information architecture. I don’t think Tufte has ever been called an information architect and Wurman certainly has been called an information designer in certain circles.

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. Cindy Gallop is a bold, provocative leader and speaker in the advertising industry as well as an entrepreneur whose goal is to bring us closer together in the real world.

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

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BL: I have just finished a new edition of Computers as Theatre (to be published in October) that includes some of the Gaian work as well as other scientific ideas that have informed my thinking. Informed (and delighted) citizens are necessary to push for policy changes in these areas.

How To Custom Mobile App Development Something For Small Businesses ProAppsTraining com

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Software provide whole lot direct admittance to usually the information this a targeted visitor is further likely to finally need whilst on a busy schedule. Situations are everyday people can complain, people can aquire information or it may be they present feedback.

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. I had figured that the more information I can collect about myself, the more conscious I would be about the decisions I was making.

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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?”. I feel like we’re almost seeing some sort of renaissance of maps as a way to understand information.

In Defense of Hard

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OS X in general is an example of an informationally-dense interface that is presented elegantly. A great example of this is all its hidden gems that quietly provide a large amount of information.

Ritual and the Service Experience

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Wilkes’ conclusion, after performing additional informal studies: while efficiency studies may dictate the removal of steps and features of the physical examination, patients expect the doctor to perform “an old fashion ritual.

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!). Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of amazing work done to manage and lead in organizations from a design perspective. The war stories, successes, and failures are amazing and have influenced me greatly.

What a Broken Back Taught Me About UX in Healthcare

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Patients put a lot of trust in their doctor being their main source of information in the healthcare space. As the daughter of an Emergency Room doctor and nurse who wanted me to follow their lead into medicine, I had a somewhat unusual childhood.

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. More often than not, it’s just as likely that it’s for the conversation.

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. For most people with readily available high speed internet, it has taken a lot of the pain and cost away from the storage and management of digital content.

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In Defense of the Evidence

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Artifacts are the record of our informed decisions, our synthesis and analysis. These artifacts may be even more important in Lean UX because they tend to expose the actual synthesis of information more directly than any detailed specification ever could.

UX Week 2013 Speaker Preview

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Information architecture champion Dan Klyn on the life and work of Richard Saul Wurman. [UX Week 2012 attendees enjoying lunch outside on one of the workshop days].

A Conversation with Ian Bogost: Fun. It’s (Probably) Not What You Think It Is.

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His company Persuasive Games explores how games can inform and educate people. ———— Check out uxweek.com for information on the speaker line up and everything UX Week has to offer. Ian Bogost makes video games.

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? Do we need wicked methods for wicked problems?

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? Do we need wicked methods for wicked problems?