For those that are not in the know, I have been working on a side project at home. I am currently writing and will be producing a short animated film based on the classic story of Snow White.
It is a known fact that scenarios have become one of the prevalent ways to bridge the gap between users and designers. They are short fictional narratives that describe a use situation and the interaction between users and proposed systems, and can be used to discuss and picture different kinds of future-use situations of technology.
Here in Australia, we recognise training at work in a thing called the VET sector. VET (Vocational Education Training) plays a major role in the provision of training to many parts of the workforce. From what I understand, VET includes the concept of education and pedagogy, which has often been interpreted as having a wider […]
A common problem I have come across recently seems to be that some stakeholders (and some of my family and friends) just don’t understand my role as a BA/UX. I believe this challenge can be absolutely solvable. Solving this however seems to be an ongoing process, and involves plugging the credibility gap, building relationships and […]
With Apple making iBooks more easy to produce and are no longer just about a touch-to-animate type of interactivity, nor simply the touch interface controls. Rather, they are about adding value through interactivity by using the full capabilities of a touch device to engage the user and enhance the learning and reading experience. These engaging experiences are what I call a true reinvention of reading.
I been thinking a lot lately, should I invest some time into creating an AIR widget/application or focus on what I know best. Selecting parts of a Web site and it’s data and packaging it up to make it run inside a portable, user distributable widget has been growing more and more popular over the […]
For those that are in the industry, know that Adobe had their Refresh 2010 last week. Well, from what I can see the industry, thanks to a number of companies including Adobe and Microsoft, has moved into skill segmentation—Designers and Developers—and you have every right to expect these guys to understand each other because they […]