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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...]

Come see me at the 140 Characters Conference

In 140 characters: My mug among the “cast of characters”:

10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design — the presentation

In early January I wrote an article for Mashable titled “10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design” in which I asked 20 of the most prominent leaders in the user experience community what they think is the biggest misunderstanding about what we do. I was blown away by the response to the article — [Keep Reading...]