Eating Our Own Dog Food: Simplicity in Practice and Not Just Design

A session at IA Summit 2013

Sunday 7th April, 2013

12:10pm to 12:30pm (EST)

As UX practitioners, one of our core tenets is that the things we design should be as simple as possible for the people who use them. Our goal is to tame complexity so that users don’t have to. But all too often we fail to bring the same level of simplicity to our own communication. We struggle to explain what we do and the value we bring in clear and simple terms.

This talk (originally inspired by the book Life Plain and Simple by Lisa Rose) will explore simplicity – not in the end products we design, but in the way we communicate, collaborate and talk about our work.

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Ammneh Aziem

It's all about the willpower and the intellect. bio from Twitter

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34 attendees

  • Michael Adcock
  • ammneh
  • Amy Fries
  • Andrew J Wright
  • Natalie Kurz
  • Brenda Janish
  • Carrie Hane
  • Chuck Augello
  • Dave Peterson
  • Evan Prowten
  • Giles Colborne
  • Greg Lawson
  • Pam Griffith
  • Catriona Cornett
  • Jeff Parks
  • Joan E. McCarthy
  • Jacco Nieuwland
  • Lauren Burke
  • Lissa Richards
  • christian crumlish
  • Matt Moore
  • Peter Morville
  • NetApp_Millie
  • Nichole Pineau
  • pechluck
  • Prudvi Raj Dommaraju Ravindranath
  • R Deprey
  • Rebecca (Jankowski) Pugliese
  • Rob Fay
  • Sandra Lloyd
  • Sara Mooney
  • Sarah Deighan
  • Sarah Folkes
  • Tamour Khan

11 trackers

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  • Allison Menjivar
  • Atwilmoth
  • Brad Nunnally
  • Dalia R Levine
  • Eric Bell
  • Jessica Royals
  • Kaleem
  • Kevin M. Hoffman
  • Murray Thompson
  • Jamie Thomson

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Time 12:10pm12:30pm EST

Date Sun 7th April 2013


Harborside Ballroom D, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

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