HCDE 521 Seminar, Winter 2013

Please join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) for a 10-week seminar this winter on user experience (UX), as industry experts speak about current issues and research in the field.

Each 40-minute talk will be filmed and will be followed by a Q&A session. Videos of each talk will be posted online afterwards. Members of the University of Washington community and the public are welcome.

Fridays, 11:30–12:20 PM
Loew Hall, Room 216
University of Washington, Seattle campus

January 11
An Introduction to Customer Experience Design: How Human-Centered Design is Driving Fundamental Change in the 100-year-old Automobile Insurance Industry
Rob Moore, Safeco

January 18
Two Experiences Enabling Engineering Teams with UX Tools
Jess Holbrook, Amazon

January 25
New Rules for Design
Darrel Rhea, Rhea Insight

February 1
Distributed User Experience Teams
Susan Mings, Microsoft

February 8
Choosing Research Sites and Participants: Neglected Methodology, Negotiation Challenge
Stephanie Rosenbaum

February 15
Even Design Can Use a Psychologist
Charlie Claxton, Produxs

February 22
Designing a Touch-Friendly Search App
Carolyn Wei, Microsoft Bing

March 1
Top 10 Accessibility Obstacles in Web-Based Applications & How to Avoid Them
Candace Soderston

March 8
Empowering Mobile Computing with New Interaction Dimensions
Yang Li, Google

March 15
Cross-Platform Product Design - Rhapsody Case
Carol A. Taylor, Rhapsody