Archives for the ‘Events’ Category

LeanUX14 Presentations and Speakers

I’m in New Jersey attending Lean UX 2014 April 10-12, 2014. Here’s a list of presentations with links to the materials and information about the speakers. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please check back later. I am adding links as I can find them and can grab a moment to update this […]

Workshop: How to Draw Quick, Useful, UI Sketches

OPODZ, Los Angeles, September 18, 2013   RESERVE YOUR PLACE In this fun, hands-on workshop, I’ll lead you through a series of exercises which help you learn to draw good-looking, quick, useful, user interface (UI) sketches.   RESERVE YOUR PLACE This class will cover: Types of sketches Why sketch? Sketching materials Grids, containers and functional groupings Developing […]

Workshop: Lean UX for Digital Designers

Hands-on Lean UX Workshop for Digital Designers     RESERVE YOUR PLACE I’m pleased to announce that I’ve joined Jaime Levy or JLR Interactive to present a 2-hour, hands-on workshop geared toward digital designers. Join us to learn Lean UX techniques that can be used immediately with your clients and teams. Practice pragmatic Lean UX techniques The […]

Why You Should Attend LSM

I first attended Lean Startup Machine in April 2011 as a participant. I quickly became an advisor and mentor because I believe the biggest challenge in our industry isn’t making software products work, it’s making products people want. Lean Startup is an important trend and User Experience (UX) professionals have a lot to offer the […]

Agile game development event Oct 26

Just heard about an interesting event from my friend Clinton Keith (author of “Agile Game Development with SCRUM.”) This sounds like a great opportunity to bring together product managers, developers and designers to discuss how we can encourage creative collaboration. “On Wednesday, October 26th, the IGDA will be hosting the first agile game development gathering […]

Think, Make, Check: the Lean User Experience Intensive

Josh Seiden and I taught a sold-out session of the Lean User Experience Intensive (LUXi) July 9-10, 2011 at Pivotal Labs NYC. Here’s some information for those of you who didn’t get a chance to join us. We hope to see you at a future event! Event summary For a participant’s perspective, please see Nelly Yusupova’s […]

Our LSM Sketchboard

I had a great time at Lean Startup Machine last weekend and learned a lot. I’d like to give a big shout-out to my collaborators, Gordon Agress, Joshua Haas, Miraya Yao, Ray Schmitz and Sebastian Park who were all enthusiastic, brilliant and cool under pressure. I sincerely appreciate the time and effort that the organizers […]

Getting ready for LSM

I’m attending Lean Startup Machine this weekend. Participants were selected via application. At the event we’ll pitch ideas and form small teams of people with business, tech and design skills. (Hooray for cross-functional and collaborative teams!) We’ll learn Lean Startup methods by doing customer discovery and making things together. The program runs Friday night through […]