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May 3rd: The UX Portfolio – Successfully Telling Your Story

Telling our own story can be difficult, and developing a UX portfolio can be challenging for even the most experienced UX professional. We have gathered together 5 leading UX professionals from the Austin area to discuss their portfolio expectations. Topics … Continue reading

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August 4th: Cross-device experiences and designing without screens

Historically, UX professionals concerned themselves with on-screen interactions – typically on an individual device – but increasingly, design challenges involve experiences across multiple devices, some of which may have no screen at all. Join us for a presentation and discussion … Continue reading

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July 14th: UX + Dev = Summer Rooftop Blowout with OpenHack!

It’s all about the user. You build great software and/or design amazing user experiences, but without both development and design/UX working together, and working well, that user eventually becomes disappointed with your product and moves on. You don’t want that. So … Continue reading

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June 2nd: Traversing the UX Space Time Continuum

It can be especially challenging to gather information about users’ experiences over time. Diary studies provide a unique opportunity to access longitudinal data and can often be relatively inexpensive to conduct. In this workshop we will explore the use of diary … Continue reading

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April 7th: Use Once and Throw Away?: How to Stop Treating Your Users Like Toilet Paper

Often, the primary goal of user research is to answer specific questions about a design. But what happens when a mind shift is made from “conducting research” to “building a lasting relationship”?  Anna Rowe and Kellie Mecham from the SolarWinds … Continue reading

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