Online surveys have been around for ever, and if we are ever confronted with one, we've all come to instinctively shy away from them. Usman asked 10,000 people to answer a 182 question survery - the central piece for his last startup. He'll share with us, what worked, and what he will change the next time around.
Usman is the Co-Founder & President of IDENTIFI. They provide organizations with cloud based solutions to manage their Human Resources functions and employee careers.
There’s something very 1990s about the phrase “web design”. That the title “web designer” is anathema to those whose primary professional activity is web design suggests an identity crisis, if not self-loathing. A good designer is one who has a deep appreciation and understanding of the medium, and embraces the quirks and conceits of its material. To design great web experiences, the web should be embraced not avoided.
Brian Flanagan is a web designer in Dublin, Ireland. He co-founded a web app building company called HyperTiny, and more recently has been building web apps at New Context.
Email is part of all of our lives, why does it mostly look terrible? Let's fix that.
Andy is one of Singapore’s most sought after designers and developers. Currently CTO at ImpulseFlyer, he's an expert in User Experience and has worked with startups such as Viki, Wego, buUuk and alongside Pivotal Labs in helping companies go from idea to polished, working product.
He also organises RedDotRubyConf, South East Asia’s only Ruby conference
The question of cost versus benefit is a basic economic concept and a question people face uncounted times in a day. Each choice is an unconscious tempt to maximise benefit.
As designers we are paid to take choices for others. In this talk we have a look some of these factors and discuss their effects.
Every creative decision taken to with a specific goal in mind can be seen as design. Wolf is interested in how such design can shape the way humans interact with artefacts and also their environment. With Extra Thought he works mostly on client products across various platforms and contexts.
Elisha will share his experience in leading product design at Silicon Valley startup Qik's Android and iOS products (launched on top US carriers and #1 US Paid App). He will touch on the parallels and differences in designing an app on multiple platforms.
Qik was acquired by Skype in early 2011. Today, Elisha is a budding designtrepreneur and co-founder of Burpple – the mobile social food diary that is redefining the way people interact with food.
A common thread that unites User Experience Architect across disciplines is that we’re often deeply involved in research activities to analyze user needs and business goals. Following which, the challenge is to synthesize the data and present recommendation in a form that clients can easily understand.
Donald will share how he adapts established frameworks such as the Kano Model to make key decisions in web product design while keeping it lean.
Donald has been managing and formulating user experience for web projects in the past 5 years. As the VP of User Experience in Savant Degrees, he has produced cutting-edge digital solutions for a diverse group of international clients.
Aen Tan spoke to us about his workflow for wireframing, prototyping & designing mobile applications.
Aen's philosophy is rooted in the principles of usefulness and thoughtfulness. He sees design as a fundamentally altruistic activity and thinks designers should be working towards the betterment of the human condition.
Today Aen is founder and CEO of Likables — where he leads a small pirate crew of hackers and artists in creating an online community where people make each other happy by sharing the things they like.
Dan Wascovich (Ex-Head of User Experience Design, Yahoo! Southeast Asia) was in town and he spoke to us about guiding Product Design using personas.