NUX Manchester – 5th August – Designing Trajectories Through the Extended UX

Welcome to NUX Manchester’s August event The next NUX Manchester event is happening on 5th August and will be at the usual place at the Code Computerlove office in City Center Manchester.  Book your FREE ticket at Eventbrite here  http://nux-manchester-august.eventbrite.co.uk   We are delighted to have Professor Steve Benford as guest speaker at the August event.   Designing Trajectories Through the Extended UX Steve Benford will present the approach of ‘trajectories’ as a way of designing extended user experiences that mix digital media with real-world settings. He will illustrate the approach with examples drawn from television, museums, and art and performance.   About Steve Steve is Professor of Collaborative Computing in the Mixed Reality Laboratory at the University of Nottingham. He is also a Visiting Researcher at Microsoft and was recently a Visiting Professor at the BBC. See: http://stevebenford.wordpress.com   After the talk there will be a chance for discussion as well as networking with like minded professionals.  There will be light refreshments and beer provided by Code Computerlove. It’s guaranteed to be a great night, register for tickets before they sell out.   Get your FREE ticket at Eventbrite here...

NUX Manchester – 3rd June – Usability Testing in Your Toolbox- Double Bill!

Welcome to June’s NUX Manchester event We have 2 talks on at the next event, covering very different techniques in user testing.  Book your place now  http://nux-manchester-june.eventbrite.co.uk/   1.  Usability Testing in Your Toolbox In this interactive session the various types of usability testing will be explored. The aim is for people to share experiences of usability testing methods, how they have changed their testing approach and what they want from new testing methods. As technologies evolve and user groups expand it is questionable if usability testing methods are keeping pace. After a very short demonstration of unmoderated remote usability testing  people will break into small discussion groups and will be set a usability testing challenge to focus their discussion around methods. In a feedback session people will be asked to share usability testing knowledge and what they want in future   About the speakers…   Lee Duddell (WhatUsersDo) Lee is the founder of remote testing service WhatUsersDo (that includes O2, Standard Life, Virgin Atlantic and BT amongst its clients).   Ian Franklin (IFonly Consulting) Chartered Psychologist and Ergonomist who first got interested in UX in 1984 when it was called HCI. Ian did user centred design on many large projects in the public and private sector; moving from software to e-government. Ian is now self-employed working as a freelance UX researcher and usability analyst.     2. Think Out Loud Protocol – are we doing it right? Think out loud protocol is still by far the most used method to obtain data in a usability test because the method gives a lot of data. However, studies show that...