Articles tagged with: personas

Creating Personas Creating Personas

Beginning and ending with your customer in mind is no simple task. This week, Eeva Ilama shares her experience after attending Cooper’s Putting Personas to Work course.

Research for the Right Audience Research for the Right Audience

Design research is the foundation upon which a good user experience is built - but the research is useless unless it can be conveyed to the right audience. This week, Laurissa Wolfram-Hvass introduces us to a variety of ways to connect to the audience when the audience is our colleagues.

A Single Perspective on Multiple Intelligences A Single Perspective on Multiple Intelligences

Whether they’re designing eLearning courses or onboarding experiences, designers need to act as teachers. There’s just one small problem: users learn differently from one another. Marli Mesibov explains how Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences can help us better communicate our message to our would-be audience.

A Chat with Bill Gribbons, Part 2 A Chat with Bill Gribbons, Part 2

In the second half of my chat with Bill Gribbons I dig in deep, asking questions related to design education. Dr. Gribbons shares what he feels are necessary components for the continued development our community of practice.

A Chat with Bill Gribbons, Part 1 A Chat with Bill Gribbons, Part 1

Although it's quite common for designers to question their profession, it's rare that they're able to receive answers from knowledgable experts. Given the chance to do just that, I sat down with Dr. Bill Gribbons to discuss universal design, eLearning, and more.

Running a Successful User Workshop Running a Successful User Workshop

User workshops won't tell you exactly what to do but, if run correctly, they can give you invaluable insight at the crucial early stages of a project. Craig Brewster explains everything you need to know to setup and run an in-person event with your users.