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Contribution to ‘Product’ at the FADA Gallery.

I was invited to share the outcomes of my dissertation, and solutioning for addiction, at the FADA Gallery exhibition: ‘Product’, in April 2022. The gallery is housed at the University of Johannesburg in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture … Continue reading

23. August 2023 by admin
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Abundance by Design

Presentation for UX South Africa, on November 4th, 2020. Building upon a rethinking of complexity, a lack of appropriate design skills is identified as the primary limitation to ideating effective solutions in and for complexity. In this scenario, scarcity prevails. … Continue reading

20. October 2021 by admin
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Re: The Future of Information Architecture.

On the 17th of September 2019 the Information Architecture Institute (IAI) communicated the board’s decision to dissolve the organisation. The communication was entitled: 09/17/2019 – Decision – The future of the IAI and may be found, for now, at: https://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=fc57fa0bc131f42aa1b0a2495&id=d0329ea976 … Continue reading

24. September 2019 by admin
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IA Summit 2018

I was happy to deliver a keynote presentation at the IA Summit in Chicago this year entitled ‘Postcards from the Edge’. I have created a big.pdf (101.5 megs) and a small.pdf (5.6 meg) of it containing all the slides with … Continue reading

04. April 2018 by admin
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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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