Editors’ note: This “Book in Brief” feature here on Boxes and Arrows is from Living in Information: Responsible Design for Digital Places by Jorge Arango. We’ll publish an excerpt, up to 500 words, of your book. The catch is that we’ll only publicize one book a month; first come, first serve. Other rules will certainly occur to us over time. Hit us up at idea at boxesandarrows.com. Chapter 4: Engagement You walk into the kitchen with the intent of making a sandwich, whenContinue reading
When you hear about problems in the healthcare space, the list can be long enough to require a prescription of its own. They can be concerns that we as individuals face. Coping with a disease or condition and understanding your care choices Figuring out how to make decisions to improve your health and maintain a healthier life Determining which insurance plan is best Determining which hospital to go to for a particular surgery From a healthcare delivery perspective, the issuesContinue reading
Lately, I have been fascinated by mountain climbing. I am reading every book that I can find on the subject. As I sat down to write this review, I found the mountain climbing as a metaphor for enterprise design sticking with me. Milan Guenther’s book Intersection does an excellent job of showing us the view of enterprise design from the top of the mountain. Yet, I came away from reading it without the necessary lessons one gains from actually climbingContinue reading
I recently attended UXPA 2013 in D.C. Although I was attending as a sponsor/exhibitor for Indigo Studio, I did manage to break away to go to the “There’s more than one way to skin a cat: Integrating UX into an Agile environment” session. It tied in quite nicely with the book I’m reviewing here. As sometime director of Design at Infragistics, I personally have had first hand experience trying to integrate UX into an existing, established Agile engineering process withContinue reading
Whitney Hess reflects on the IxDA’s Interaction 09 conference, held in Vancouver in February 2009.
She examines the resonance of
the ideas and the reactions of the community.