SXSW 2016: We Need Your Vote!

By Natalie Cheng | Aug 12, 2015

It’s that time of year again! SXSW 2016 is fast approaching and will be here before you know it. We are excited to talk about melding UCD and Agile methods as well as discussing our thoughts on context and how to deploy successful projects in the IoT space. Before we can do that, we’ll need your help! Please VOTE for the following SXSW panels:

From Frenemies to BFFs: UCD and Agile

Successful technology, whether it is mobile apps, wearables, or contextual solutions, requires placing the user at the center of all development efforts. User centered design and agile are two methodologies attempting to do just that. UCD focuses on delivering excellent user experience given the context within which technology consumers live and breathe. Agile, on the other hand, focuses on satisfying the customer via frequent delivery of new functionality. Both approaches have consequences for the business’ bottom line. We discuss several ways to meld and utilize these iterative methodologies for optimal user experience and business success.

Presented by:
Evelina Tapia, PhD – ChaiOne User Experience Researcher
Carissa Stith – ChaiOne Product Manager

The Laws of Context: IoT that doesn’t Suck

As intimacy of digital products leaves our desk, entering and interconnecting our homes and our bodies, the subtle and nuanced role of context will play a powerful in the design of modern technology ecosystems.

But how? Our research and design team has been working within this space for years and have developed key axioms that can give guidance to the entrepreneur, creator, or developer endeavoring to build one of these systems or product.

This is a humble attempt to write the Laws of Context.

Presented by:
Jared Huke, ChaiOne Director of UX and Design

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