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  • Blog Post: What does Microsoft have to offer Digital Agencies? Microsoft Innovation Days

    In December DPE (where I work at Microsoft) and the Partner Team are getting together to run a series of “ Innovation Days ” in five Australian cities. Innovation Days are a rapid tour of some of the latest goodies from Microsoft, with a focus on how they can benefit your business. We’ve divided the...
  • Blog Post: Remix Australia Lonely Planet Surface Demo

    The Lonely Planet Surface application that Amnesia Razorfish showed at Remix has been generating heaps of interest, so I’m pleased to say that the videos are finally online for your viewing pleasure. First check out the Lonely Planet keynote demo (around 7.5 minutes): Then for more detail on designing...
  • Blog Post: Remix registration is live – Register now and Save! Save! Save!

    It was weeks in the making, but the Remix Australia website is finally live and taking registrations. Check out the program and you’ll see we’ve been working hard to find the best speakers to cover all the latest Microsoft stuff for the web and beyond. Just look! There’s Surface, there’s Sketchflow,...
  • Blog Post: My slides from AIMIA Customer Experience Session

    Here are my slides from my talk at the AIMIA Customer Experience and Usability seminar in Sydney yesterday. Customer Experience and the 3 F's View more presentations from Shane Morris . Thanks for all the positive feedback, I had a great time and I think we covered some important topics. Steve Baty from...
  • Blog Post: I’m presenting “Website to Webapp” at Web DU, Sydney, 21-22 May

    The WebDU gods have smiled on me, and I am presenting “ Website to WebApp: Designing for Workflow ” at WebDU in Sydney in May. I’m basing it on the talk I gave at Oz-IA , but I’ll probably skip some of the historical stuff for the venerable WebDU crowd and talk more practically about how to bridge the...
  • Blog Post: Gekko Expression Media Workshops

    Gekko Images in Sydney has introduced three new Expression Media courses: Expression Media as DAM   (Sydney November 25) Introduction to Using Expression Media   (Sydney November 26) Expression Media for Power Users  (Sydney November 27) Gekko has been working with Expression...
  • Blog Post: From Website to WebApp - Designing for Workflow - my Oz-IA Presentation

    Thanks to everyone who showed up for my Oz-IA presentation at 8am Sunday! Here are the slides: From Website To Webapp Shane Morris View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: diagram workflow )
  • Blog Post: More RFID wrap-up

    Here's a further article re the RFID at Tech.ED from "RFID Journal": Microsoft Australia Seeks to Boost RFID Adoption Down Under They totally fail to mention my awesome Silverlight work! :-) Well, not to worry, you can check it out here. (Running in a test harness, obviously. Also these aren...
  • Blog Post: My slides from Tech.Ed Oz - WEB311Designing Compelling Silverlight User Experiences With Expression Studio

    Here are the slides from my second talk at Tech.Ed Australia: Web311 Designing Compelling Silverlight User Experiences With Expression Studio View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: expression studio; ) Unfortunately you don't get to see the demos, which were the bulk of the presentation...
  • Blog Post: August de los Reyes speaking in Melbourne 23 Sept on Microsoft Surface

    August de los Reyes , User Experience Director for Microsoft Surface , will be in Melbourne on Tuesday, September 23, before keynoting Web Directions in Sydney . August is a great speaker , and a really nice guy too and has kindly agreed to speak at CHISIG that evening. August will be speaking about...
  • Blog Post: Designing for Workflow, and Interaction Design Studio at Oz-IA

    I'll be teaching a half-day workshop, plus delivering an Advanced Session at Oz-IA in September. If you haven't been to Oz-IA before, it's definitely the friendliest conference of the year. Held in Sydney every year by Eric Scheid , it's a great (and inexpensive) way to learn about information architecture...
  • Blog Post: Expression, Silverlight, User Experience and Web Futures - my 2.5 sessions at Tech.Ed Oz

    Here are the details for my sessions at Tech.Ed Australia : My Breakout Sessions The art and science behind creating a great user experience ARC301 03/09/2008 12:00-13:15 A great user experience means more than drop shadows and rounded corners. It might end with placing elements on a screen, but user...
  • Blog Post: More about the Tech.Ed Australia RFID visualisations

    More info has surfaced about the RFID work underway for Tech.Ed Australia , including the Silverlight visualisation I've been working on (in my spare time...). http://www.itnews.com.au/News/82864,silverlight-animations-back-microsoft-rfid-network.aspx and http://www.itnews.com.au/News/82862,microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight/Expression trainer wanted for Sydney

    Pandy from Alpha Computer Consultants tells me they are looking for a contract trainer in Expression and Silverlight: “Silverlight-Expression developer required for contract training position with Australia’s leading Publishing Training Provider Alpha Computer Consultants, for their Sydney...
  • Blog Post: I'm a Motion Design Newbie - TechEd attendee RFID visualiser thingy

    Coming from a background in old-school application design, designing for motion is something I didn't have to worry about much in the past - except for maybe the occasional sliding/expanding panel. However, in these days of 'one-page websites', animation and cinematography are finding their way more...
  • Blog Post: User Centred Design Training from Different 26-27 August, Sydney

    Received a brochure for a new course being taught in Sydney on 14-15 July 26-27 August by Anthony Colfelt from Different . It's entitled "Human Centred Design Techniques for Project Teams". There doesn't seem to be any info on the Different website (?), but here is the brochure .
  • Blog Post: Aussie Web and UX highlights for Remix - have we missed any?

    Do you have cool Web/UX stuff that should be shown off at Remix? At Remix last year we promised that in 2008 we would turn the stage over to you guys and highlight the great work Aussies are doing with all the new gear. True to our word, we're planning to showcase some great Australian work at Remix...
  • Blog Post: Mark your Calendars! Remix 08 (Melbourne and Sydney) is on

    Ok, Finula has aligned all the necessary ducks, and we are go for Remix 08 in Australia! This year we are sharing the love around and taking Remix to: Sydney - Tuesday May 20th, and Melbourne- Thursday May 22nd For those that weren't at Remix last year, it's where we take all the best bits...
  • Blog Post: Customer Experience: The Future of Usability - Dec 3, Sydney

    A number of usability industry luminaries, plus me, are speaking on an AIMIA panel entitled "Customer Experience: The Future of Usability" in Sydney on Dec 3. I plan to talk about emerging pressures on user-centred-design: faster design, design by everyone etc. How can user experience professionals...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Splashes Out - DMF Presentation

    Thanks to all who came along to my "Silverlight Splashes Out" session at Digital Media Festival in Sydney this week. Here are the slides: http://www.slideshare.net/shanemo/silverlight-splashes-out/ Blurb "Whether you're animating 2D objects, simulating 3D environments, or creating broadcast...
  • Blog Post: New Horizons Expression/Silverlight designer training

    New Horizons have posted details of their Expression/Silverlight designer training courses . So that's two organisations providing Expression/Silverlight training for designers: (Note I've made some changes to the schedule - 26/Nov) New Horizons in Melbourne on December 13-14. Alpha Computer...
  • Blog Post: World Usability Day on Thursday

    Thursday is World Usability Day and there are Australian Events in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. The theme this year is healthcare.
  • Blog Post: MIX on Campus - I know I'll be there

    Nick Ellery is doing a great job putting together the "MIX on campus" events in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. MIX on campus is where we show some of the latest MS stuff to students, academia and, well, anyone who wants to come along. There'll be a heavy emphasis on User Experience, games and, yes,...
  • Blog Post: Australian Silverlight and Expression Training for Designers !

    Apologies to all those who have been waiting too long for this, but we finally have designer-specific training available in Expression and SIlverlight here in Australia! (Note I've made some changes to the schedule - 26/Nov) Alpha Computer consultants are running their first two-day courses in...
  • Blog Post: AIMIA Award Nominations Open

    Nominations are open for Australia's interactive industry night-of-nights, the 14th annual AIMIA awards, which Microsoft is sponsoring. Nominations close on Friday the 9th, so get along and nominate your work.
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