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From Food Stamps to Facebook: How Design Research Impacts Our World

Presented by:

Nate Bolt

Interaction design has a fascinating relationship with qualitative research. Everyone from the government to startups to tech giants now have teams of user researchers attempting to understand the way individuals, groups, and communities use their interfaces. We'll go over eight examples of current UX/design research patterns and the impact on products we use and the world around us. Examples will include the california state food assistance program; military radar interfaces, Facebook's approximately 100 UX researchers and what they do; and a few others that might surprise ya.

Interaction design has a fascinating relationship with qualitative research. Everyone from the government to startups to tech giants now have teams of user researchers attempting to understand the way individuals, groups, and communities use their interfaces. We'll go over eight examples of current UX/design research patterns and the impact on products we use and the world around us. Examples will include the california state food assistance program; military radar interfaces, Facebook's approximately 100 UX researchers and what they do; and a few others that might surprise ya.

Presented

February 2016

Language

English

Session time

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm