Virtual Seminar

UX Design in the Mobile Frontier

March 2012 90 minutes

You’ll learn to…

  • Understand the landscape of our Brave NUI World
  • Consider continuity in your mobile experience design
  • Achieve comfortable computing beyond the desktop
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Mobile's untethered technology represents a powerful opportunity to invent new interactive experiences, breaking from nearly 50 years of desktop design conventions.

But with so many possibilities for this touch interface, where do we begin?

Enter Rachel Hinman, the renowned mobile UX researcher, who'll show you the landscape of possibilities and how to capitalize on them. So if you're looking for an overview of tools and frameworks—plus some in-depth instruction on UX design for mobile—then you've come to the right place.

  • Understand the landscape of our Brave NUI World

    You'll see the Natural User Interface in ways you hadn't before.

    • How mobile's NUI differs from the desktop's GUI - and why this is awesome
    • What's lost when you take a PC experience and just shrink it down for mobile
    • Where content can drive your UX
  • Consider continuity in your mobile experience design

    You'll expand your thinking beyond the singular device focus.

    • Where the realities of designing for data come in to play on different devices
    • How to embrace shape shifting by researching in the context of mobile use
    • Why strategies to simplify interactions can work across multiple platforms
  • Achieve comfortable computing beyond the desktop

    You'll adopt a more balanced approach to your mobile UX design.

    • When to consider personal and professional tasks users expect on mobile
    • How collaborative techniques will facilitate participatory design
    • Which methods and tools you can use to test new interactions

So giddyap pardner. This new frontier is already being explored. The question is: Do you want in?