Shane Morris: UXB

A User eXperience Blog, by a User eXperience Bloke

Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: My two talks at Tech-Ed Australia and New Zealand

    I will be doing two presentations at Tech-Ed on the Gold Coast (8-11 Sep) and Auckland (14-16 Sep). The first talk is in the Architecture track, and the second in the Web/UX track. Silverlight Won't Save Your User Experience, You Will. You think adding a Silverlight UI to your application will solve...
  • 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: SEAT and the Super Real

    I was sent a link today to this site from the UK which is for the launch of the SEAT Exeo (it’s a car). Yes it’s built in Silverlight but what I really want to concentrate on is the design. Visual Design Firstly, it’s beautiful to look at. That’s good for Silverlight because if you ask me there have...
  • Blog Post: ‘Art and Science of UX’ Deepzoom Resurrected

    I’ve finally resurrected my ‘ Art and Science of UX’ Deepzoom from my TechEd 08 talk. (Click the link to open the full-page version, you'll need to 'Open' the file.) In this talk I discuss how user experience is both a wannabe science, as well as an art, and how that creates tension with those in...
  • 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: I'm speaking at IDEF08, November 12 in Melbourne.

    I'll be speaking on Wednesday November 12 at the " Develop - Industry Symposium and Showcase ", part of IDEF08, the International Digital Entertainment Festival in Melbourne. Here's the blurb: Welcome to the Social Back in the 'olden days', people worried that computers and technology would...
  • Blog Post: You can be a usability specialist like Olly

    Nice to see "Technology Usability Specialist" highlighted on the ABC's "Ace Day Jobs" site. Technology Usability Specialist I have to agree with Oliver , one of the best parts of the job is the variety - I personally have worked for organisation ranging from defence to retailers to...
  • Blog Post: "The Art and Science of UX" at CHISIG Adelaide on Tuesday

    I'll be reprising my Tech.Ed talk - "The Art and Science of UX" at CHISIG tomorrow night (30th) in Adelaide. A great user experience means more than drop shadows and rounded corners. It might end with placing elements on a screen, but user experience starts much further upstream, maybe even before...
  • 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: 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: When every action has an unequally large reaction

    I love this Live Messenger Campaign highlighted by fellow User Experience Evangelist from the Netherlands, Martin Tirion . Built in Silverlight, it's a great example of one of the oldest user engagement tricks in the book: for a small action from the user, provide a big and dramatic response. I guess...
  • 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: Pimp My App - SA Code Camp Version

    Thanks to Peter Griffiths and everyone at Code Camp SA for letting me present. Here is the new version of "Pimp My App" I presented yesterday. | View | Upload your own Or Go here to download: http://www.slideshare.net/shanemo/pimp-my-app-shane-morris-511820/
  • 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: "Pimp My App" and Expression Studio in Adelaide next week

    I am delivering the new improved "Pimp My App" presso at Code Camp in Adelaide this weekend (13/July). My cube neighbour Dave Glover is also presenting - on something complicated and technical no doubt. Pimp My App “User Experience” (UX) is so hot right now. Business magazines talk about it...
  • Blog Post: Speaking on 'Agile or Fragile? Practicing UCD on Agile development projects' May 27

    I am joining an esteemed group of panelists for a CHISIG event next Tuesday the 27th of May in Melbourne Panel: Agile or Fragile? Practicing UCD on Agile development projects Tuesday 27 May 6 pm (for 6.30 start) Panel participants are: Shane Morris from Microsoft, Brett Collinson from SEEK...
  • Blog Post: 'Pimp my App' CodeCampOz presentation

    Here's a link to the slides from my CodeCampOz presentation: " Pimp My App " (minus the examples, sorry). CodeCamp rocked, thanks to Greg Low and Mitch Denny for putting on a great event.
  • Blog Post: Web Directions User Experience - Melbourne 15-16 May

    The Web Directions team are conducting an outreach program this year, and are bringing a new side conference: "Web Directions UX" to Melbourne. Heaps of top Aussie and international user experience speakers. A full day two track conference , plus an optional extra day of workshops , focussing...
  • Blog Post: "Pimp my App" - I'm Going to Code Camp!

    Just got an email from Mitch Denny - I've got a spot at Code Camp ! "Code Camp Oz is a .NET developer community-driven event which allows people with interests across the .NET platform to come together in one location and see speakers (including many expert presenters) present on a wide range of...
  • Blog Post: Best Careers: Usability/User Experience Specialist

    US News and World report has listed " Usability/User Experience Specialist " as one of the best careers for 2008. I couldn't agree more! Just a couple of notes comparing the US market to the Australian market, though: First the bad news: I'm not sure the pay is quite as good here on average...
  • 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: 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: Discussion group: Design-led Innovation - Nov 22nd, Melbourne

    I am leading a discussion around my “Design-led Innovation” talk for a Melbourne UX Community of Practice on 22 nd of November from 6pm. Venue: Boral 676 Lorimer St, Port Melbourne (map attached) All welcome Design–led Innovation Just when we think we can’t deliver interactive products and services any...
  • Blog Post: Emotional Design, not just Usable Design

    At a presentation at ComputerShare last week I spoke about the various "flavours" of user experience, and the fact that usability alone does not guarantee a great user experience. We talked about how it is easier to 'engineer' usability - there are processes, guidelines and techniques for maximising...
  • Blog Post: ARCast UX interview - now with added vision

    I ran into Ron Jacobs at TechEd and he told me the video has been posted for my interview with him last year for ARCast. (I posted up a link to the audio back in April - this is the same, just with pictures of me squinting into the sun). I don't think Ron knew that I was actually interviewing for my...
Page 1 of 2 (28 items) 12