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CUA of the Month - October, 2015: Kara Pastour

Creating a Collaborative UX Environment

“It’s a great feeling leaving a room after a UX strategy session thinking, wow, we just made some decisions that are going to ensure success for our users. Those decisions ultimately contribute back to our company in a very positive way. I find that when your users are successful, your company will likely be successful too.” Read the…


Posted by Human Factors International on October 1, 2015 at 5:45pm

CUA of the Month - September, 2015: Morteza Bahiraee

UX Champion from Iran

"Long-term satisfaction of customers is invaluable to me. In addition, I am an ambitious person and I always strive to be the best and I realize that I cannot achieve that without a customer oriented mindset.” Read the entire…


Posted by Human Factors International on September 9, 2015 at 1:14pm

Eric Schaffer speaks at BigDesign in Dallas, Sept 18

Eric Schaffer, Founder of HFI, currently CEO and Head of HFI Laboratories, hopes to see you at BigDesign in Dallas, September 17-19. His talk "How UX Transforms Your Company Into a Market Leader (Without Steve Jobs)" takes place at Trinity 1-3 on September 18 at 4:00 pm.

In the UX field since 1977,…


Posted by Human Factors International on September 2, 2015 at 5:30pm

User Experience Design Newsletter - August, 2015

Gamification of UX Research – A Board Game to Study Future User Needs

Researchers in Belgium created a board game loosely based on The Game of Life for participants to play as part of their UX research. This game-based research was done to understand what kind of information users would want from a future Train Information System (TIS) that had not yet been developed.

Read the full article: http://ow.ly/Rypgl

Posted by Human Factors International on August 30, 2015 at 12:45pm

CUA of the Month - August, 2015: Valentin Kaelin

The UX Swiss Connection

"There is work to be done in integrating UCD into the various approaches to software development used in our company. This requires a good understanding not only of the processes used; it also requires a good understanding of the way the different team setups work.” Read the entire…


Posted by Human Factors International on August 6, 2015 at 5:30pm

CXA Spotlight: Krista Kostuch

From English Teacher to UX Champion

"There was more in the realm of user experience I needed to learn that not even hands-on experience could teach me. There were best practices, methods, techniques, tools and everything else that I wanted to know how and when to apply.” Read the entire…


Posted by Human Factors International on July 27, 2015 at 3:30pm

CUA of the Month - July 2015: CJ Cuccaro

Switching From Programmer to Usability Mental Model

"My advice for those who want to enter this field of usability: do as much up front learning as possible. Work on core soft skills like presenting, selling, analyzing, and organizing. Look into the HFI certification programs. No need for a full degree, get the CUA from HFI. The cost savings compared to a degree is significant and you will get what you need to be successful.”…


Posted by Human Factors International on July 20, 2015 at 7:00pm

UXPA Conference in San Diego, June 22-25

Human Factors International looks forward to meeting you at UXPA 2015 in San Diego, June 22-25, at the beautiful Loews Coronado Bay Resort. CEO and Founder Eric Schaffer will be attending the conference along with Global President Jay More and Global Chief of Technical Staff Apala Lahiri. Come to our booth and meet Mary Michaels, our Global Director of Training, and Business Director Jonathan Sinton. Come and check out our Exclusive…


Posted by Human Factors International on June 15, 2015 at 9:35pm

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