Our Michigan State University students have come to the end of their programme in London - and they’ve taken the good weather with them!
Two more weeks of research and preparation led to two excellent presentations on Tuesday on a brief covering the use of technology in schools for the severely learning disabled. They were asked to consider how a community passport - effectively a social network - could be designed to give students better opportunities to connect with each other and maintain a learning and developing environment outside of the classroom.Continue reading
We’ve had a WHEELY nice Monday here at T&T. You could say we’ve been PEDALLING our services and STEERING a path into the light for our clients.
Stop with the TYRED puns? Whatever do you mean?Continue reading
Summer programmes are relatively unheard of for UK university students: they take the time to earn some cash, go and get muddy in various fields, see the Far East (again) or simply retake some exams.
In the US, summer programmes are much more the norm. Thus, at Tobias & Tobias we have six students from Michigan State with us for five weeks, learning about UX, professional writing and presenting to clients.Continue reading
Earlier this year, Civil Exchange published the first audit of the Big Society initiative. Unsurprisingly, it contained some pretty damning statistics.
They illustrate, for example, that in deprived areas of the UK, only 55% of people believe that their community pulls together in times of need. This compares to 78% of those living in affluent areas.Continue reading
Ty Danco, CEO of BuysideFX speaks with Chris Tobias about the role of User Experience (UX) and interaction design in electronic Foreign Exchange (FX) platforms.Continue reading
Sometimes if your design process isn’t properly nose to tail you can end up with some fairly unfriendly user experiences, even if no particular part of the design is fundamentally broken. Little errors accumulate which seem insignificant on their own, but when acting together produce unpredictable results.
What is the value in designing beyond usability? Maximo Riadigos and Ofer Deshe provided some answers answer in their presentation last Friday: Is the Experience of User Experience Design worth the Experience?Continue reading