Category Archives: User Experience

Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 6

Day 287 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  326,000   GA Vote!! While collaborating with a colleague this week who is pivoting his product to support teams of corporate analysts, he asked me if I could give … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 5

Day 281 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  311,000   GA Vote!! In the first blog post in this “Observe, Don’t Ask” series, I shared an “ah hah” moment about the use of video ethnography in the … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 4

Day 278 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  301,000   GA Vote!! When I first encounter a new environment to observe and I am able to observe with “beginner mind” one of the challenges is to understand … Continue reading

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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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