Category Archives for Research

UX Landscape of South Africa

Last year, Dr. Marco Pretorius, Terence and myself embarked on researching and baselining the maturity of UX in South Africa. It was a huge effort but I think it turned out really well. As part of the project we created … Continue reading

23. April 2016 by admin
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Update: DEFSA 2015

This years DEFSA (Design Education Forum of South Africa) theme was ‘ethics and accountability in design’. We submitted two papers. The first, ‘Wicked Ethics‘ and the second ‘The Firma Model’. I think it went well and we definitely enjoyed it. … Continue reading

03. September 2015 by admin
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Update: Cumulus Milan 2015

Cumulus Milan 2015 was awesome. Our paper presentation of the Firma Model went down well (we thought) and we got some great feedback. But better still was the conference which contained great content, great people and was held in different … Continue reading

04. August 2015 by admin
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UX Landscape (SA)

Our survey of the UX landscape in South Africa will be closing soon. We’re really excited to start analysing the data and produce our report and paper. The aim of the survey is to determine the current landscape and level of … Continue reading

29. March 2015 by admin
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D3 translated into Japanese

My visual essay ‘The Design behind the design behind the design‘ has been translated into Japanese by Soyeon Lee. She is, quite simply, super-fantastic-amazing-brilliant!  

29. March 2015 by admin
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Cumulus Milan 2015

Terence Fenn and I will be presenting our Firma Model paper at Cumulus in Milan between the 3rd and 5th of June. I’ll post here when the proceedings are published. http://cumulusmilan2015.org/  

29. March 2015 by admin
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Navigating indeterminacy

Terence and I presented this paper at DDR 2013 in Ghana and I presented it again more recently at World Usability Day, Bristol. You can read the full paper in the conference proceedings.  

01. December 2013 by admin
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Accepted for GIDEC 2013

The two papers Terence Fenn and I submitted for GIDEC 2013 in Botswana have been accepted! Unfortunately I wont be able to attend as I’ll be conducting a workshop on cross-channel UX at EuroIA in Edinburgh with Andrea Resmini… So good luck … Continue reading

25. July 2013 by admin
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IA Summit 2013 Academic Round Table

Our presentation from the workshop can be found on slideshare. It’s a short ignite-style thing and thus quick and easy to digest. It was actually an amazing exercise to reduce a 25 page paper into a 5 minute presentation with … Continue reading

18. April 2013 by admin
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DDR 2013

The next Design Development Research conference will be held in Kumasi (north of Accra) in Ghana on the 18th of July. The abstract submitted by Terence and myself has been accepted so we’re pretty excited. I’ve never actually been so … Continue reading

12. March 2013 by admin
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