I still remember the first time I was called “User Experience Designer”. It was many years ago, engaged as a consultant on a gig for Vignette. We had decided to set up a test lab to test the usability of an application that we were building for some client. That test group fundamentally changed how […]
The adoption of Agile software development approaches are on the rise across the UX industry, which means UX professionals are more likely than ever to support Agile projects. Many UX professionals have found effective solutions. I first encountered Agile Development in 2005, when a team I supported was chosen to help pilot Scrum development methodology […]
In plain terms UI strategy is a question based process. It is the job of the UI Architect to gain explicit knowledge from the Business Owners and Experts to craft an application internal or external for the customer that will achieve their business goals. In the process of asking these questions, the UI Architect can […]
Interactive Prototyping As interaction designers explore potential solutions through an iterative process. An interactive prototype defines the layout and functionality of the user interface and allows you to experience the solution faster. With an interactive model designers can gather feedback early in the design process. Mood Boards Mood Boards visually communicate the intended messaging of […]
Perficient tackled the virtual learning environment creating a 3D virtual campus that serves as a backdrop for our students. Also included in the effort was the mapping and planning of contextually relevant recommendations for improving the learning experience as well as participation in social groups that meet your personal and learning profile. I worked extensively […]
As a Lead UX Consultant I designed and developed a global intranet site for Bunge Limited. The goal of the site was to bring together Bunge’s individual operating units under a single umbrella. This included informational content as well as operational applications. Because Bunge wanted to retain some of the elements of the regional identities, […]
While at imc2 I helped architect a patient portal for BJC Healthcare that provided a new platform for doctor/patient communication. The site allows patients to take a more active role in their healthcare with the ability to access test preparation information, online test results and integrated e-mail correspondence.
While at imc2 I worked with the Express Scripts’ team to streamline the online registration and prescription renewal processes, while maintaining core system functionality. The end solution, which had to account for a number of factors including privacy, authorization and accessibility, significantly reduced task times and improved the overall user experience.
While at imc2 I implemented a comprehensive content-management platform that allows new and existing patients to access health and wellness libraries, speak directly to wellness coaches, use interactive online forums and to leverage client wellness facilities quickly and easily, thus increasing loyalty and hospital revenues. I worked as an IA gathering requirements, interviewing Target Audience […]