The IA Summit was held in Miami, FL from April 10-14. Boxes and Arrows captured many of the main conference sessions (“see schedule”:http://iasummit.org/2008/sessioncal.html) starting on April 12.
Day 1, April 12 | “Day 2, April 13”:http://boxesandarrows.wpengine.com/view/ia-summit-2008-day-2 | “Day 3, April 14”:http://boxesandarrows.wpengine.com/view/ia-summit-2008-day-3
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Journey to the Center of Design – Jared Spool
There’s a growing sentiment that spending limited resources on user research takes away from essential design activities. Is it time for user- centered design to evolve into something else? Or is there something else happening in our world of experience design that makes UCD obsolete? Jared Spool gives and entertaining and enlightening key note address at the 2008 IA Summit.(published 05/01/08)(published 04/25/08)
Tagging: Five Emerging Trends – Gene Smith
Tagging has been the subject of much discussion over the last several years. But recent trends show that tagging is evolving quickly, and that today’s conventional wisdom might not be accurate for long. nForms’ Gene Smith explores five counterintuitive tagging trends that provide a glimpse into the next generation of user-generated classification.(published 05/01/08)
The Business of Experience: The Experience Impact Framework – Jess McMullin
nForm’s Jess McMullin outlines three dimensions of The Experience Impact Framework including: the elements of business, the fundamentals of user experience practice and the kinds of impact we can have.(published 05/02/08)
The Long Wow – Brandon Schauer
Brandon Schauer lays out an experience centric approach to fostering and creating loyalty by systematically impressing your customers again and again.(published 05/05/08)
Content Page Design Best Practices – Luke Wroblewski
Luke Wroblewski discusses a set of best practices for Web content page design that focuses on appropriate presentation of content, context, and calls to action. (published 05/05/08)
Blind Ambition: How the Accessibility Movement Overlooks Sensory Experiences – Claude Steinberg
In this presentation Claude Steinberg argues that you’ll have a better grasp of user experience when you can translate it into something even a blind person would recognize. (published 05/05/08)
Inspiration from the Edge: New Patterns for Interaction Design – Stephen Anderson
To increase our own field of vision, Stephen Anderson takes a macro view of interface design, focusing on alternative UIs – and emphasizing patterns that can be leveraged in a business context.(published 05/05/08)
How to be a User Experience Team of One – Leah Buley
Leah teaches techniques that any individual can use to generate and refine ideas, outlining flexible, simple activities that can be used quickly, wherever they’re needed.(published 05/06/08)
A management fable: The little UX that went a long way – Dan Willis
UX Management often feels like a mystic art. It can entail moving people and processes within an organization without the enchantment of an official mandate. This presentation by Dan Willis deconstructs an illustrated fable about an intrepid creature who introduces user goals to a development process that would have otherwise been dominated by royal business owners and technological black magic. (published 06/07/08)
Thanks to Jeff Parks, Jackie Wu, and Kit Seeborg of the B&A/V Podcast team for working their hearts out, as well as ASIS&T and the IA Summit organizers for their support.