The Seven Commandments Of User Experience

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Nick Finck will explore the characteristics of a great user experience. He'll go over techniques, tips, and tricks for Website design, information architecture, Website interactions, and markup sure to make your users happy. He'll also explain how following the seven commandments can boost your site's ease of use, appeal, conversion rates, and more.

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  • e Seven Commandments of User Experience. Nick Finck, October 4, 2008 Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • ? Who the f#@k is this dude? Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Nick Finck Principle & Director of User Experience for Blue Flavor Publisher of Digital Web Magazine Based in Seattle, Washington Over 13 years working in the web eld Projects: Adobe, Cisco, CitiBank, Converse, FDIC, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oprah, PBS, Peets Coffee Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • ? What is User Experience? Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • UX is the umbrella that covers: Accessibility (GAWDs) Information Architecture (IAI) Information Design (IDA) Interaction Design (IxDA) Technical Writing (STC) Usability Engineering (UPA) User Research (HFES) Visual Design (AIGA) Web Analytics (WAA) Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • The First Commandment Its All About e Users Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Photo by Andrea Wiggins http://www.ickr.com/photos/anikarenina/550438755/ Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Who Really Is the User? Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • You are not the user. Neither is your boss. - Jessyca Frederick Director of Product Management,ThisNext Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • ? But if I dont listen to the client or boss, wont they will re me? Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Finding the Sweet Spot Tec als Go hn ica ess lG sin Sweet oa l Spot Bu s Customer (or User) Goals Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
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  • The Second Commandment Avoid Solutioneering Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Identify Problems Before Finding Solutions Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Design, by very denition, is the act of solving problems. In order for anything to be designed well, we must rst identify the problems we are trying to solve and the goals we are trying to reach. - Jeff Croft Web Designer, Blue Flavor Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • The Third Commandment Form Always Follows Function Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • [Design is] adding experience but taking away the hard edges, and allow people to embrace the tool or service in a closer interaction. - Thomas Vander Wal Principal, InfoCloud Solutions Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Photo by Tex Texin http://www.ickr.com/photos/textexin/401742074/ Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • The Fourth Commandment Allow for Failure Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Failure is not falling down. Failure is not getting up. - Nick Finck Principal, Blue Flavor Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • ! Michael Jordan failed to make his varsity basketball team Albert Einstein's teacher described him as quot;mentally slowquot; Walt Disney went bankrupt several times Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • The Fifth Commandment Do Not Imitate, Innovate Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Pedometer Nike+ Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
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  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
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  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • The Sixth Commandment Do Not Get in the Users Way Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • ink about the Context Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Photo by ATIS547 http://www.ickr.com/photos/albaum/1564680070/ Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Content is Critical Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • On any page with text, make sure most of your best design eorts account for making that text scanable, clickable, readable and understandable. - Jay Fienberg Principal, Juxtaprose Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • ! 95% of web users do not read 80% of your content! Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • This doesnt mean that your content isnt important, it means its more important. Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • The Seventh Commandment Use Your Network Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Always Have A Mentor Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Photo by K.G. Schneider http://www.ickr.com/photos/kgs/2415050174/ Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Be a Connector Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
  • Dont be Afraid to Reach Out for Help Webmaster Jam Session 2008 - Atlanta
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