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August 5th: Telling Stories with Narrative Taxonomy

Presentation description: User experience and storytelling go hand in hand. UX professionals consciously apply personas, use case scenarios, underlying narratives, content strategy, and visual elements to provide a stage on which users play. But there is a key element missing in … Continue reading

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July 1st: Collaborative Design using Axure RP

Collaborative Design using Axure RP Rapid prototyping is a necessary skill for today’s web and mobile designers, and Axure RP is a popular tool for doing just that. With features like built-in specification panels, realistic animations, and source control, it … Continue reading

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June 3rd: Usability of collecting data in health care & Salary survey results

Join us June 3 for Igor Holas’ presentation on the usability of collecting daily data in mental health care. We’ll also share some insights from the Austin salary survey for technical communications and UX professionals. With Mentegram, Igor Holas set … Continue reading

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May 6th: Designing a Concept for a Smartwatch

For our May meeting, Lawrence Najjar will lead us in an interactive, highly participatory exercise to design a concept for a near-future, feasible, and popular smartwatch. We will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a wrist mounted device, then brainstorm … Continue reading

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April 1st: Enterprise Software that Doesn’t Suck.

Enterprise Software that Doesn’t Suck. Why do the tools we use for everyday business- for example time sheet and expense reporting- often not meet the standards of consumer products, and how do we make them better? For this meeting we … Continue reading

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