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Whit Hour – Week 3

Thank you so much to the 20 or so folks who showed up for the third week of Whit Hour — my weekly one-hour video chat to answer any and all of your questions about user experience, consulting, and whatever else you throw at me. Sorry for the last-minute day change. I was stuck in [Keep Reading...]

Whit Hour – Week 2

Thank you so much to the 20 or so folks who showed up for the second week of Whit Hour — my new weekly one-hour video chat to answer any and all of your questions about user experience, consulting, and whatever else you throw at me. Join me next week on Sunday, August 16, 9-10pm [Keep Reading...]

Client Matters: Does Your Client Need a Consultant or an Agency?

I’ve started a new column called Client Matters on UXmatters, a web magazine about user experience. Every other month I’ll give UX professionals an honest look at managing relationships with clients and provide some tips on how to turn unpleasant situations into winning ones. The first article in the column starts at the beginning: first [Keep Reading...]

The first Whit Hour was a success

Last night from 9-10pm Eastern Time I hosted my first Whit Hour — a new weekly video chat in which I answer people’s questions about user experience, consulting, and anything else they ask. I had an absolute blast and surprisingly talked non-stop — not something I’m particularly comfortable with, but there were just so many [Keep Reading...]

Whit Hour starts August 2 at 9pm ET

The results are in. Receiving 27% of the 116 total votes, the most preferred time for Whit Hour, my new weekly “office hour” via video chat, is Sundays from 9-10pm Eastern Time. I’ll be using TinyChat, at least for now. You can join the video conference at http://tinychat.com/whitney with the password whithour. Come one, come [Keep Reading...]

Finding a day and time for Whit Hour

Given that I’m a user experience practitioner and consultant who is active on Twitter, it’s not surprising that I have a lot of folks coming to me with questions. Unfortunately it’s gotten to a point where I can no longer answer each person individually. In an effort to keep my sanity while still being as [Keep Reading...]

City Trails: May 25-29

This is part of a series called “City Trails” to track my daily treks around NYC Here’s what I put myself through this week: Monday, May 25 Tuesday, May 26 Wednesday, May 27 Thursday, May 28 Friday, May 29 The maps include distance traveled by walking, subway and cab. What did your week look like? [Keep Reading...]