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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…]

My DIY UX talk is featured in InformationWeek

Many thanks go to Allen Stern of CenterNetworks for covering my DIY UX presentation in the InformationWeek blog. He was in attendance when I gave the talk to about 25 people at the NYC Customer Development Process Meetup last week. Read his article: DIY Usability For Startups I will be giving the presentation again at [Keep Reading…]

An Event Apart Boston was wicked good

I had the immense pleasure of presenting at An Event Apart in Boston on Monday. My talk titled DIY UX: Give Your Users an Upgrade (without calling in a pro) got a lot of great responses. Here are just a few: And I really loved this one: It’s so amazing when you can have an [Keep Reading…]

Ultra Light User Experience

A couple months ago Graham Lawlor asked me to be on the July panel for Ultra Light Startups, a group of entrepreneurs who collaborate to help each other launch startups quicker and cheaper. Their events have a unique format. As Graham describes it, “The first hour is ‘introductions by elevator pitch’ where people give a [Keep Reading…]

Here at An Event Apart Boston

After a lovely Father’s Day brunch, I hopped the train up to Boston for An Event Apart. I’ll be presenting a brand new talk tomorrow titled DIY UX: Give Your Users an Upgrade (without calling in a pro). You can read more about it in my previous blog post. I gotta admit I’m pretty damn [Keep Reading…]

Awesome Email of the Day: Evangelizing Myself

Being able to help people change their lives for the better is worth more than any client check. I’m very fortunate to get amazingly kind emails from strangers around the world. I promptly add them to my Happy File to look back on when I’m feeling down and doubting myself. Here is a recent email [Keep Reading…]