netcraft Bytes :) » חווית משתמש על בירה על החוף - סיכום האירוע כמות התגובות הטובות והטלפונים הרעים ("למה לא הזמנתם אותי?!?") שקיבלתי יום אחרי האירוע אומרות את הכל. אירוע חווית משתמש על בירה האחרון היה האירוע המגניב ביותר שיצא לי לארגן ולהיות נוכח בו. ולכל מי שלא הצליח להירשם - אני מצטער מאוד (יהיו עוד אירועים). אני רוצה להודות לכל מי שהגיע וכמובן לכל המרצים שהשקיעו מזמנם והגיעו כדי לעזור לקהילה בישראל וכמובן לכל החברים מנטקראפט שעזרו לארגן את האירוע. אז ממה אני מתלהב כל כך? כמעט 1000 איש (!!!) לכל מי שלא חבר בקבוצה שלנו - כדאי להיכנס עכשיו ולעשות לייק, באירוע הבא תוכלו לקבל התראה מוקדמת על פתיחת ההרשמה. ההרצאות תמר נבו - העמוד הכי חשוב בתהליך המכירה מיכאל שמילוב - נגיף מפה לאוזן טלי רוזן שוהם - מציאות נושכת (בדיקות שמישות) עופר הולצמן - UX Storytelling - מה הסיפור שלך? גיא יריב - טעויות שאנשים עושים במצגות ד"ר יעקב גרינשפן - מחשבות על מצבו העגום של ההומו-לוקוס קצת תמונות מהאירוע האירועים הבאים נתראה באירועים הבאים.
The Disrupters: Working Outside The Business Norm The Personality Layer Advertisement “Oh hai Smashing Magazine!” That’s one of the dozen ways that Flickr welcomes its users upon signing in every time. It’s an easily overlooked detail, one that the service would work without flawlessly. Yet this detail is a big part of Flickr’s particular design character that would be missed if it wasn’t there. This is how Flickr greets its users, changing the language upon every sign-in. These easily overlooked details are the ones that I’m particularly interested in because of the reaction they are capable of causing in users. A Little Theory The term “emotional design” was defined by (among others) Aarron Walter. Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs (left) and the hierarchy of emotional design (right). According to this theory, a product has to be functional, reliable and usable (in that order) before a layer of pleasure can be applied. An effective emotional design strategy has two aspects: The Elements Of Emotional Design There’s an additional benefit, though. Smile Attention
Growth Needs Space: A BBH Cannes Speech (With A Difference) Last Friday in Cannes, BBH’s own Sir John Hegarty gave the following speech co-authored with co-founder Nigel Bogle (Nigel was unfortunately unable to join him due to illness). The premise of their speech is powerfully simple: growth needs space. Space needs difference. Of course we could simply have put the video of Sir John’s speech here on the blog, alongside the slideshare. Sir John Hegarty at Cannes via vidazzl.com We’re planning on making this a platform where anyone can upload a speech and display it in a, well, vidazzled version, but for now you can view Sir John’s speech from the Cannes Festival here and, of course, let us know your thoughts on the talk, on the presentation and on the difference.’ Gabor (Creative Technologist) adds a note on the choice of technology and the time frame: ‘The oldest email I found in my mailbox about vidazzl is just a bit more than a month old. vidazzl credits: Jeremy Ettinghausen – Creative Director Gabor Szalatnyai – Creative Technologist
Fred’s 10 Rules for Working With Axure p>I’ve been working with Axure for seven years now, and I’ve learned a thing or two about working with it efficiently. Rule #1: De sign Outside of Axure Axure is fantastic with its ability to make it easy for designers to make small to moderate changes throughout an entire prototype. Rule #2: Plan Before You Prototype Of course, there’s just one more step you should take before you get your, uh, screen all dirty with dynamic panels & conditional logic. What’s going to be a master? Once you’ve got your pile of sketches and the answers to these questions, you’re ready to prototype quickly and efficiently. will evolve as you interact with it in the course of building it, but that’s a good thing. Rule #3: When in Doubt, Right Click Okay, so now you’re prototyping away and there’s some feature you know is in there but you just can’t find it. Rule #3a: My friend Amy Silvers pointed out that Rule 3 has a corollary… If you can’t find it with great example of this. zp8497586rq
Five big ideas from five big thinkers. | NEXTNESS 1. Nicholas Felton. Let data tell your life story. Last week, Facebook released its newest and arguably most important update: Timeline. Timeline was inspired by Nicholas Felton, poached by Facebook to join its product team after five years of developing complex and beautiful life ‘Annual Reports.’ Nicholas says, I don’t know exactly when my love for charts began. “His work was a huge inspiration on a lot of the big ideas that we presented today,” Facebook VP of product Christopher Cox said at Timeline’s launch. More: Nicholas Felton’s website | blog | On Twitter @feltron | Daytum, the site he developed to assist people track their own data. 2. Maria Popova is renowned on the blogosphere for her magpie’s ability to source the most fascinating and glittering pieces of creativity from every field and discipline, from the most recent to the centuries-old. She calls the concept behing her curation ‘combinatorial creativity‘: 3. 4. Now he says “social media feels done. 5.
12 Fresh and Free UI PSDs It’s always good to have UI elements on hand when you need them. And it is even better when designers are kind enough to develop beautiful UI psd’s and give them away for free to other designers. Here at WDL we like to keep you updated with freebies that you can use on upcoming projects, so today we gathered 12 free UI psd’s to add to your library. Free Admin Template PSD Transparent Ui kit Settings Panel iPhone Music Player Pins app Clean & Usable UI Kit Notepad Template Mobile and Web UI Kit Ui Cream Style Visits Per Day Widget Minimize UI Kit Simple Light Navigation
Ibm's report creative leadership report july 2011 Storyboard a User Story or Requirement Using PowerPoint With storyboarding, you turn your ideas and goals into something visual. Your ideas are easier for other people to understand, so they can give you constructive feedback, sooner. You can bring your ideas to life with storyboard shapes, text, animation, and all the other features that PowerPoint Storyboarding provides. If you don't have Office PowerPoint 2007 or later, install it.If you haven't installed Visual Studio Premium 2012, VS Ultimate 2012 or VS Test Professional 2012, you'll need to install one of these versions to create and modify storyboards. The only way to get the TFS Storyboarding add-in is by installing one of the premium editions of Visual Studio.Open Power Point Storyboarding and start with a blank slide. You should see the Storyboarding ribbon and Storyboard Shapes library. When you share your storyboards to a shared network location, you can link the storyboards to work items that they support.