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UXSA Jhb – keynote and workshop

A few weeks back Terence and I conducted a great workshop on developing human centered UX strategy to a mixed crowd of around 30 people. It seemed to go really well and we received great feedback. At the last minute … Continue reading

27. May 2016 by admin
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IA Institute board post

The new board of the IA Institute has just begun its two-year term and I have the good fortune of having been nominated and voted in as the Director of Education. It’s a new, and much needed, position at the … Continue reading

23. April 2016 by admin
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WIAD 2016

Once again, we have hosted World IA Day Johannesburg and, once again, we had a ball. The line up this year included: Sebabatso Mtimkulu, Ray Whitcher, Rob Enslin, Stephen Hobbs, Nicholas Hobson, Lindi Maritz and Rob Cowie. The star of the … Continue reading

23. April 2016 by admin
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UX South Africa Conference

The guys behind the UX SA Conferences have really been doing a great job. For the last few years they’ve been selling out and it’s starting to gain international attention. This year the majority of presentation submissions came from abroad. … Continue reading

23. April 2016 by admin
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Asian Consortium: Hong Kong

The Asian Consortium, part of the Hong Kong 10DAYFEST from the Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation, was a great success. Brief overview: “140 social innovators from all over Asia came to Hong Kong to channel their ideas of … Continue reading

23. April 2016 by admin
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Tokyo round-up: UX Strategy Forum (Sociomedia), Metaphase workshop and IA Camp

The incredible folks at Sociomedia brought me to Japan (along with Dan Klyn and Peter Morville) to participate in the UX Strategy Forum for Summer 2015. Outside of Tokyo being utterly mind-blowing (the people, the city, the culture) the conference … Continue reading

26. August 2015 by admin
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Update: UX Johannesburg

Okay, so this was one amazing event. The folks at uxsouthafrica did a sterling job of putting on their second national conference with even larger attendance than Cape Town last year. Here are the details of the of the event …and you … Continue reading

04. August 2015 by admin
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See you at UX Johannesburg

Terence and I will be speaking at UX Johannesburg at 10.15am on day 1, Thursday the 14th of May. Topic: The Firma Model – a meta-framework for research, strategy and design.

29. March 2015 by admin
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Johannesburg WIAD 2015

Myself, Terence Fenn, Tasmin Donaldson and Kat Roderick put the Jhb WIAD 2015 event on at the University of Johannesburg for the fourth year running on the 21st of Feb. We had a great time and we’ve had amazing feedback. … Continue reading

20. March 2015 by admin
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‘Features aren’t experiences’ at UX Joburg

I had a great time last Saturday speaking at UX Joburg in Braamfontein. The presentation was on the topic of ‘Features aren’t experiences’. Thanks to the folks from ThoughtWorks for hosting.  The presentation is now up on slideshare. (photos by Tasmin Donaldson)

02. February 2015 by admin
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