From time to time, at conferences and meetups, I like to share techniques and insights I’ve learned. I enjoy speaking about the intersection between user experience design and software development.
At the 2017 UXPA Boston Conference, I described how we use Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) at ACT.md to fuse the UX design and software development processes with a common language… plus a touch of extreme programming history.
At UX Boston’s November 2015 Meetup, I offered techniques for introducing important, but potentially off-putting, legal authorizations to users of healthcare software.
At UX Boston Conference 2 in November 2014, I shared my vision for how UX professionals could lead agile software development teams: own the product backlog, redefine the “definition of done,” and get skin in the game.
I was invited to UIllinois Web Conference 2013 to debut a new class of design heuristics focused on better satisifying the needs of the software developers who consume and build our designs.
In March 2010, Evan Pankey and I presented to Harvard Medical School’s “Enabling Technology Innovation” course on the goal-directed design process we adopted within our research software group at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Inspired by Hal Helms’ “wireframes” methodology, my team at the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program (CHIP) developed an XML-based specification tool for web applications called Clickframes. William Crawford and I demonstrated this approach at the UPA Boston Conference 2009.