brief events focused on teaching/improving various User Experience skills.

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Where to begin when designing a User Interface?

I'm on a project that has complex requriements (no visuals), and I am the User Interface lead. I'm not sure where to start, I was thinking about conducting a white-boarding session to start ...
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Need a simple UX game for workshop

I'm looking for a real world example of UX which can be used in a short workshop I'm running. I was hoping to find some sort of game where I could split the teams into small groups, give them a time ...
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Has anyone been to Jakob Nielsen or Steve Krug's day-long seminars? [closed]

Both these gentlemen are offering day-long seminars in London this spring: Jakob Nielsen - Fundamental Guidelines for Web Usability for £458 Steve Krug - Do-It-Yourself Usability Testing: The ...
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How should one prepare when doing a UX presentation to non-practitioners?

I am putting together a one-hour presentation aimed towards other software developers regarding a general introduction to User Experience, and I have a general idea on what I want to present. However, ...
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Preparation and plan for a day UX workshop

I am organizing a day workshop for an custom products online shop startup. They have cool graphic design and strong development team, but did not have any UX or general online marketing thinking. ...
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How to solve Design/UX problems using more tangible/fun techniques?

I am trying to compile a list of interesting/more tangible methods of solving UX/Creative problems - whether it be as individual, in small groups, workshops, in user testing etc... I am already ...
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Ideas for UX workshops? [closed]

I've recently been asked to come up with some ideas for workshops or activities that can be used with both internal and external clients to capture ideas and requirements and allow the project ...
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We will have 20 users available for 90min during a client forum. How to use the time?

I am currently responsible for the enhancement of the user experience for an enterprise software in the airline industry. At the moment we are conducting fundamental user research stuff such as: ...
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What are some examples of wireframe workshop activities?

At an onsite wireframing workshop with a client late next week, I'd like to do as much as possible to get them involved as a combined team rather than just dictating, lecturing, or performing for them....
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Material for inspirational workshop

I've been searching around for the last few days looking for resources for a inspirational workshop. What I have in mind—and haven't been able to find—in a set of "cards" with different ...
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Should you participate in design charette

This question is about a UX team exercise, called a 'design charette' (aka as design studio). In this exercise you try and get everyones ideas on the table and mix them into one bigger idea. This is ...
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Which method to create a data map?

What kind of workshop or method do you use when you need to collect all the information the user needs in its app ? I am working on a predictive tool for a big industrial client. Basically, he needs ...
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Priming before workshops so people choose to be more empathetic during empathy mapping

We do a lot of workshops and kickoffs with clients. One of the exercises we do is empathy mapping of their potential customers. Are there any suggested priming activities that would help people ...
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Is 'Mobile first' a suitable approach for creative workshop with non-interaction designers?

I'm going to lead a creative workshop for a tech company that want to make a new product that resembles an app-store. The goal of the workshop is to come up with concepts, sketches and mockups for a ...
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Design/UX principles : ready-to-use interactive exercises [closed]

I want to educate the other teams in my workplace so that they know more about design principles, UI/UX rules and design patterns. Since I don't want to kind of lecture them, I thought it would be ...
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Do UX workshops facilitate more effective learning than studying on your own?

Do UX workshops facilitate more effective learning than studying on your own (reading books, blog, and asking questions here or on other sites/forums)? Do people gain more confidence after attending ...