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Kate Rutter

Expert

…in growing startup companies. She Co-founded Luxr.co, an online education company that helps entrepreneurs create products that customers want, need, and love to buy. Prior to Luxr, Kate was Senior Practitioner at UX consultancy Adaptive Path, where she specialized in bringing customer empathy and collaborative UX practices to companies big and small. Kate speaks internationally on topics of UX and design entrepreneurship, rapid innovation, and…

Donna Spencer

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…even more than designing usable systems. She loves teaching. She’s a very experienced speaker and regularly teaches workshops in-house and at conferences. She also presents at local and international conferences on the topics of information architecture, interaction design, the web, writing, and more. When she’s not doing client work or teaching, Donna is running a conference (UX Australia), preparing new workshops, thinking about…

Steve Portigal

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…and design at companies such as eBay, Adobe, Nokia, Hewlett-Packard, and Dolby Laboratories. Steve has lectured at Stanford University, Institute of Design, California College of Art, and UC Berkeley, and writes regularly on topics from interaction design to pop culture for Interactions, Core77, Ambidextrous, and Johnny Holland. He has a graduate degree in human-computer interaction from the University of Guelph and is an avid photographer who…

Karl Fast

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…UX graduate programs. He has a PhD in library and information science from the University of Western Ontario, where he studied the cognitive benefits of interacting with visualizations. He has taught graduate courses on such topics as information visualization, information architecture, human-information interaction, and user research. He has been writing and speaking about information-rich design problems and the digital future since the late…

Do It Yourself Usability Testing

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…to know more, or have never tested and want to start, or even if you don’t ever intend to do your own testing but are responsible for hiring, managing, or paying other people to do it, this session will prove valuable. Topics Covered What I mean by “do-it-yourself” usability testing, and why it always works What kind of people—and how many—to test with What to test, and when to test it The art of specifying test tasks How to…

Steve Portigal

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…and design at companies such as eBay, Adobe, Nokia, Hewlett-Packard, and Dolby Laboratories. Steve has lectured at Stanford University, Institute of Design, California College of Art, and UC Berkeley, and writes regularly on topics from interaction design to pop culture for Interactions, Core77, Ambidextrous, and Johnny Holland. He has a graduate degree in human-computer interaction from the University of Guelph and is an avid photographer who…

Why Choose Us

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…ls and gave us practical tools we were immediately able to put to use. —Steve Viarengo, Vice President of Product, Oracle Taleo Our experience with two recent Rosenfeld Media workshops was top notch. Both presenters were professional, engaging, and highly credible. They took the time in advance to understand our business and tailored their content to meet our specific needs. We are looking forward to engaging them on more topics. —Tracy Loring,…

User experience and the analysts

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…small, though larger than those witnessed on the web as a whole. So are the analysts leaders here? It’s possible, but quite hard to tell without longitudinal data; we’ll revisit the numbers in a year. What about topics where the analysts trail the web? Ergonomics (2.1% for the web versus 0.7% for the analysts) Graphic design (13.4% versus 0.7%) Human-computer interaction (2.6% versus 0.2%) Search engine optimization (2.4% versus…

UX consciousness in business magazines

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…nding and knowledge management—already register well on the open web. These two terms are more likely to be familiar to readers of business publications, who aren’t typically UX practitioners or academics. Here are the topics where business publications “trailed” the web: Content management (9.4% vs. 25.9% for the web) Graphic design (3% vs. 13.4%) Human-computer interaction (0.2% vs. 2.6%) Information management (8.5% vs….

Using search analytics to improve navigation

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…res Analyzing failed navigation sessions that lead to searches. Use referrer data to see which navigational pages—aside from the main page—originate queries. Analyze the queries associated with each of those pages. If common topics emerge, create ad hoc links to related information from those pages to enable contextual navigation. If types of content emerge, then consider creating a tight link between the type of originating page (e.g., product…