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My Creating a Culture of UX workshop at UX London

To say I had a blast at UX London would be a lie. Not because it wasn’t amazing, but because I didn’t actually attend any of it outside of my own workshop. Some may have thought I was out and about exploring London instead of attending other speakers’ sessions. Quite false. Where I really was: [Keep Reading...]

Reaching outside the UX tribe at STC’s Technical Communication Summit

In Transcending Our Tribe, my closing plenary at this year’s Information Architecture Summit, I asserted that in order for the field of user experience to survive, we need to stop spending so much time looking inwards, and start reaching out to the larger business and technical communities. Because I’m a big fan of practicing what [Keep Reading...]

Holy crap…I gave the closing plenary at IA Summit 2010

Thirty days later and it has still barely sunken in that I gave the closing plenary at IA Summit 2010 in Phoenix, AZ, titled Transcending Our Tribe. Being bestowed with this tremendous honor was a shock in and of itself, but having actually survived the months of preparation, the intense trepidation, and the profound duration [Keep Reading...]

Around the World in 80 Days

In thinking about my upcoming travel schedule, the classic French adventure novel Around the World in 80 Days (Le tour du monde en 80 jours) popped into my head. Then I quickly looked at the calendar and counted the days – exactly 80 days from today. I have a few upcoming speaking engagements, a couple [Keep Reading...]

A Q&A with the Speakers of UX London

I’m psyched to be hosting a workshop at UX London titled Creating a Culture of UX. To help promote the event, the fine folks at UX Booth posed a few questions to the UX London speakers. A Q&A with the speakers from UX London was published today. UX Booth will be updating the post as [Keep Reading...]

DIY UX at An Event Apart Chicago 2009

Last Monday, October 12, 2009, I presented DIY UX: Give Your Users an Upgrade (without calling in a pro) to a sold out 500-person crowd at An Event Apart Chicago. DIY UX: Give Your Users an Upgrade (Without Calling In a Pro)   I gave this talk for the first time (minus a couple test [Keep Reading...]

See you at An Event Apart Chicago

I’m speaking at An Event Apart Chicago on October 12, 2009 On Sunday I’m off to one of my favorite cities to attend and speak at An Event Apart Chicago, being held on October 12-13. I’ll be presenting my talk titled DIY UX: Give Your Users an Upgrade (without calling in a pro), which I [Keep Reading...]