Just returned for a UX consulting visit for my client Fidelity Investments. My 2 week trip included Chennai, Bangalore and Dubai. The mission was to help start up 2 teams that would be working on one of the largest redesign project in Fidelity, STE (Service Transaction Enablement). Slated for 3 years, this project will be working to redesign and make responsive (mobile) the 180 service transactions on the Fidelity.com site.
I am currently working as a UX/IA designer helping to build out a new and improved web-based media library for Constant Contact. In doing so, I have also been tasked with working with their mobile team to come up with mobile solutions that reflect the same feature sets that will exist in my web application. Read more…
Just read about the release of the $35 Aakash UbiSlate 7Ci , seems like pretty promising stuff. I can’t help but think back to a book I read many years ago, “Singularity is Near” by Ray Kurzweil. He described a future path where Moore’s Law and the “S” curve will bring technology to ever corner of humanity. Read more…
Once a month the best and brightest user experience professionals are invited to share tips of the trade at UX Oxford. Recent speakers at this Bunnyfoot and White October sponsored event included UX consultants Caroline Jarrett and Steve Krug. Read more…
The following checklist is an expanded, more detailed, version of the previous HTML checklist. It should be used Department-wide by HHS staff to verify that HTML web pages and applications meet the requirements established by the Access Board.
The good: Oodles of screen real estate make the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 terrific for videos, games, and reading; and its improved stylus aids productivity. A blazing quad-core processor, a great camera, and strong battery life round out the advantages of this Android 4.1 phone. Read more…
Putting up my blog presented a couple of challenges. Here is a great article written by Tim Ferriss (4 day work week author) on how to get up and running with blogging. His plugin list towards the bottom of are especially helpful.