Tag Archives | Speaker Series 2011

In Defense of Eye Candy – Stephen P. Anderson

Graphics, eye candy, sexy interfaces— while these aren’t as seemingly strategic as a mental model or BCG Matrix, it’s time to stand up for these misunderstood elements. Aesthetics play just as critical a role in business as picking the right server or insuring your data is accurate. But here’s the catch:  it’s not about shiny […]

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Fifth Annual CHI-Bowl –

It’s summertime in Portland at last! Dig out that bowling shirt and dust off the ball: on Wednesday, August 3rd at 5 pm CHIFOO hits the lanes at Hollywood Bowl, 4030 NE Halsey Street right next to the Hollywood Transit Center. See a map. Please join us at the Fifth Annual CHI-Bowl event to bowl […]

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Making an Innovation Space – Will Reese

Game-changing innovation is accomplished not by mastering devices, but by understanding how the present is already transforming our lives in ways we don’t yet comprehend. “The future is already here,” said novelist William Gibson. “It’s just not very evenly distributed.” This talk will reveal local agency White Horse’s strategy for understanding and defining digital futures […]

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Remote Research: Real Users, Real Time, Real Research – Nate Bolt

Remote research studies allow you to recruit subjects quickly, cheaply, and immediately, giving you the opportunity to observe users as they behave naturally in their own environment.  Nate will discuss how to design and conduct remote research studies, top to bottom, with little more than a phone and a laptop. Beginning in 2003, Nate led […]

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