Category Archives: User Experience

Good Notes 5 – Surprised by Joy Some More

Day 218 of Self Quarantine  Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  219,000   VOTE!! Certain to Win: The Strategy of John Boyd Applied to Business by Chet Richards is one of the books that Professor David Socha and I are referencing for our … Continue reading

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Good Notes 5 – Surprised by Joy

Day 212 of Self Quarantine  Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  214,000   VOTE!! As Professor David Socha and I were collaborating on a paper about “Observe, Don’t Ask” and its role in the software product development life cycle, he pulled out his … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 3

Day 200 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  205,000 Rest in Peace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg                                   VOTE!! Professor David … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 2

Day 194 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  201,000 Rest in Peace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg                                   VOTE!! After reading … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell.

Day 190 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  200,000 Rest in Peace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg                                   VOTE!! … Continue reading

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Thoughts on User Research through observation

Day 164 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  177,000 User research with an emphasis on observing users in their natural living and working environments is a key foundation for software product development.  In … Continue reading

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From my Chair: I do have an alcove!

Day 123 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  138,000 When I first read Timeless Way of Building, I fell in love with the pattern of Alcove.  I loved the many photos and designs … Continue reading

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A Product has a North Star

Recently, I came across a blog post on “North Star Metric” (NSM).  I was delighted that somebody else had written about a topic that is critical to the product teams I’ve managed.  I shared my thoughts in the post “The … Continue reading

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Lifelet: I love my Raspberry Pi and Python

I love my Raspberry Pi!!! What else is there to do after 39 days of self-quarantine but to relearn how to program. It’s been 35 years since I programmed professionally.  There are many who would argue that I never did. … Continue reading

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Why are there so few visual analytics applications?

I wish I knew. Robert Crawford asked “Why are there so few interactive visualization software application products in the legal space?  Attenex Patterns showed us the power of visual analytics to dramatically improve productivity in the legal market.  Yet, outside … Continue reading

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