Crafting stories for user experience

A session at UX Australia 2011

Wednesday 24th August, 2011

1:30pm to 5:30pm (EST)

User experience is full of stories: personas, task analysis, design scenarios and even usability test scenarios.

Do you have a good UX story waiting to be told? Storytelling taps our oldest way of communicating to give you fresh ways to:

  • Collect and use rich details to make user research information come to life
  • Explore a design idea to put it in context or show how it makes an emotional connection
  • Help a product team really understand a cultural perspective or point of pain
  • Create more realistic scenarios and tasks for usability evaluation
  • Engage your audience, allowing them to imagine the ideas for themselves

The techniques of storytelling can help you explore user research or develop design ideas that make emotional connections to users. In this day-long workshop, Whitney Quesenbery, author of Storytelling for User Experience will lead you in a deep dive into all the ways you can put storytelling to work for you, and lots of hands-on practice. Come learn how to collect, create, and use stories to make your UX work richer.

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Whitney Quesenbery

UX research | storytelling | plain language | usability | Usability in civic life | accessible voting technology

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Time 1:30pm5:30pm EST

Date Wed 24th August 2011

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Books by speaker

  • A Web for Everyone: Designing Accessible User Experiences
  • Global UX
  • Storytelling for User Experience: Crafting Stories for Better Design

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