Rolf Molich is the one of the founders of the usability industry. And now, he is a member of Bristol Usability Group, too! Rolf has been working in the field since 1984 but rose to prominence in 1990 when he co-invented the heuristic evaluation method with Jakob Nielsen.
Heuristic evaluation is an informal method of usability analysis where a number of evaluators are presented with an interface… Continue
Added by Dave Ellender on February 1, 2012 at 14:30 —
After last year's stunning launch, UXBristol returns on July 20th 2012. Once again, we'll be bringing together leading local, national and international practitioners from the fields of usability, information architecture and user experience. The one day conference, to be held in Bristol's mShed, offers a mix of workshops and mini talks.
It is aimed at all levels of UX professionals from aspiring students to experienced… Continue
Added by Dave Ellender on January 17, 2012 at 9:26 —
Whether you’re new to the field or you’re an industry professional, UX Brighton 2011 is an opportunity to debate, cogitate and learn about User Experience through the… Continue
Added by Dave Ellender on October 7, 2011 at 8:00 —
, Bristol's first user experience conference, will be held on 15th July 2011 at the Watershed Media Centre... and we are wondering if you would like to lead a workshop?
Organised by the Bristol Usability Group, this one-day will be jam-packed with a dozen workshops
. This event is about hands-on learning, not famous faces trotting out their same old grand visions - in fact, we have no presentations at all!
Do you want to run a… Continue
Added by Dave Ellender on January 19, 2011 at 12:23 —
Don't miss out on this opportunity to meet up with Bristol's UX practitioners as they try and relax after yet another World Usability Day - by having a few quiet drinks in the Watershed bar. 1730 onwards. See you there
Added by Dave Ellender on October 28, 2010 at 16:00 —
We are hoping to get this together for Spring 2011. You can get involved to make it the local UX training event you really need!
After six years of great monthly talks at the Bristol Usability Group, we are setting up an educational charity to make the conference happen (and make the talks easier to organise.)
Several of us were inspired while at the UPA conference in Munich earlier this summer. And we were very impressed by the community in Brighton… Continue
Added by Dave Ellender on October 7, 2010 at 10:03 —
Simplicity is a discipline that can be learned.
This book shows you
how—with humor, powerful examples, quotes, and case studies.
You’ll learn to strip away complexity by organizing, removing,… Continue
Added by Dave Ellender on October 7, 2010 at 9:24 —
We now have 300 members!
Added by Dave Ellender on July 16, 2010 at 14:00 —
Following Mark Hick's great talk this week,
Added by Dave Ellender on June 11, 2010 at 12:00 —
gave a short talk about the many requirements of WCAG 2.0
which impact on user experience. Slides from Michael Cooper's talk
Some things Michael said:
Added by Dave Ellender on April 9, 2010 at 10:30 —
If you missed Giles Colborne's talk on the Secrets of Simplicity or you want to find out more, you can
Added by Dave Ellender on March 11, 2010 at 14:00 —
Based on job roles of 184 members, at 21st January 2010. (Produced with Wordle
Added by Dave Ellender on January 21, 2010 at 15:40 —
"What can we do with a computer in 2025?" One topic, six speakers: Fergus Roche, Dan Lock, Stuart Church, Graham Higgins, Dave Ellender and Mark Schiller talk the talk. (Audio quality not brilliant in places - Mark's talk is probably best audio!)
This first episode of the Bristol Usability Group podcast is now online via the itunes store (search for Bristol Usability Group) or via rss (www.ellender.org/podcast.xml
Added by Dave Ellender on December 14, 2009 at 21:30 —
Usability Open day
cxpartners are opening their doors... so, if you have a website that you think could be more user-friendly, want a job in user experience or just want to chat about the latest thinking in usability come along between 1130am and 330pm.…
Added by Dave Ellender on October 22, 2009 at 19:30 —
Lots of people turned up to this talk and discussion with Andrew Arch of the W3C. Add your thoughts
Added by Dave Ellender on September 23, 2009 at 8:00 —
Added by Dave Ellender on June 10, 2009 at 9:26 —
Only eight people participated in the 2008 survey, so read this all with a large pinch of salt, some pepper and a dash of extra virgin olive oil. Thanks to all those who took part... what happened to the rest of you? Did Christmas get in the way??
Tools used (by % of people)
- Powerpoint: 75%
- Morae: 50%
- Silverback: 50%
- Surveymonkey: 50%
- Omnigraffle: 38%
- xSort: 25%
- Visio: 25%
- Optimalsort:… Continue
Added by Dave Ellender on March 11, 2009 at 16:58 —
Added by Dave Ellender on December 19, 2008 at 18:26 —
What - Invite people to think what frustrates them in modern life and how would they design something to fix it?
Where - Watershed bar.
When - From 6pm on 13th Nov
Added by Dave Ellender on October 23, 2008 at 11:16 —
What - A series of pictures with questions (such as 'why is it good?', 'why is it bad?')
Where - Online
When - 13th Nov
Added by Dave Ellender on October 23, 2008 at 11:14 —