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Re: [ia-55] drop down samples - Awesome! I was looking for that link, because I think it's a good example of a non interactive big drop down. Amazon uses smaller ones on their site. From the mega-dropdown article on alertbox: "In particular, Tom L. Apr 29, 2009 3:52 PM
Re: [ia-55] drop down samples - Take a look at using "mega" drop down menus when you want more out of drop down functionality. http://www.useit.com/alertbox/­mega-dropdown-menus.html Darren B. Apr 29, 2009 3:06 PM
Re: [ia-55] drop down samples - I did a bunch of research into this for cars.com when we were building an app that had a lot of different filters for searching for that perfect car... ultimately we used an accordion interface instead of drop downs, but I wo Tom L. Apr 29, 2009 2:57 PM
drop down samples - Hi all, Quick question: Im looking/researching the behavior of drop downs. Any of you have come across any neat patterns when it comes to drop downs? Im looking to see how drop down content is handled withing a dropdown. im interested to see how HE Apr 29, 2009 2:24 PM
Contract Onlilne Media Strategist-Downtown-spanish speaking - Laura Apr 27, 2009 11:52 AM
Contract: Digital Art Director-Spanish speaking-Downtown - Laura Apr 27, 2009 11:49 AM
(no subject) - Thanks to everyone who attended last night's OCUX (Orange County User Experience) meeting. It was good to see all the new faces. Reminder: If you have not already done so, I would encourage you to join our Facebook group -- we'll be using it Brian S. Apr 24, 2009 12:05 PM
Ribbon Menus - Hello groupmind, I'm working on a ribbon-style menu design, and I was curious to see if anyone has developed a quick yet elegant documentation style for this that they would like to share. Mine has a lot of WYSIWYG-type contextual menus and 4 Marjorie K. Apr 23, 2009 9:27 AM
Re: [ia-55] Fw: Freelance gig at LA Times - HTML/CSS Mailers - And that did not just go to hilary. greeeat. Cherie On Apr 21, 2009, at 11:5 cherie Apr 21, 2009 11:54 AM
Re: [ia-55] Fw: Freelance gig at LA Times - HTML/CSS Mailers - And I invited him there. *laughing* and yes we need that... How are you Hilary? Cherie cherie Apr 21, 2009 11:51 AM
Fw: Freelance gig at LA Times - HTML/CSS Mailers - Hi, all, I met Bertran at the LA-UX meetup at The Standard. Can anyone help him out? ( Hilary B. Apr 21, 2009 11:42 AM
IxDA Los Angeles - The Los Angeles chapter of IxDA has set up a site to manage up coming IxDA meetings. If your an interaction designer, IA, UX or other interested party stop by and join the group. Note that the evites for IxDA will no longer be sent out. You have Christian S. Apr 19, 2009 2:51 PM
LACASIST 2009 Workshop: Accessibility: Are You Reaching Everyone? - Early Bird Reg ends 4/20 - Disclaimer: I am the organizer for this event. Hope to see some of you there! Cheers, Grace Lau Chair-Elect/Program Chair | Los Angeles Chapter of ASIST ===== Please distribute. Excuse any cross-postings: Grace L. Apr 18, 2009 4:02 PM
Re: [ia-55] Seeking Graphic Artist Web Design CSULA Coolstate Radio - Preview not available Zeke F. Apr 18, 2009 12:36 AM
Seeking Graphic Artist Web Design CSULA Coolstate Radio - Janine Laura B. Apr 17, 2009 6:03 PM
Re: [ia-55] Group Discovery Sessions - I concur with Katie. If you interview different groups separately, it's amazing what you will find. Many times you'll find that the answer will vary significantly especially when it comes to goals and objectives. Oh, here's one last q Ha P. Apr 16, 2009 11:45 AM
Re: [ia-55] Group Discovery Sessions - I like to start by asking the following and inevitably, these will reveal other topics about their requirements. 1) What are the business objectives for the various business units? 2) What is their best selling product line? 3) What product Ha P. Apr 16, 2009 11:42 AM
Re: [ia-55] UPA 2009 conference vs WWDC - Amy, I haven't been to WWDC. However, when I went to UPA a few years ago (2006) I felt it was Hilary B. Apr 16, 2009 11:26 AM
Re: [ia-55] Group Discovery Sessions - One thing that I've found is that often you will not get all the information you need if you put people in the same room with the people they report to. In fact, you will usually hear lies. Depending on how many group levels you have, I usually s user 4. Apr 16, 2009 11:26 AM
Group Discovery Sessions - Hi, Getting ready to do a discovery group session with client key stakeholders for a website redesign . My goal is to identify what they think are key issues with their website and why they think they need a redesign. Going to have multiple stakeh Thomas Donehower, Dir UX at X. Apr 16, 2009 11:13 AM
Re: [ia-55] UPA 2009 conference vs WWDC - Hi Amy, I went to UPA two or three years ago. At the time, it seemed like most of the sessions were about "usability engineering" and not the guerrilla methods my team and I have been using. However, two sessions, one about using Chris Apr 16, 2009 7:48 AM
Re: [ia-55] UPA 2009 conference vs WWDC - On Apr 15, 2009, at 6:05 PM, Amy Li wrote: > Hey, need some advice here: > > These two conferences happen on the same week, they both relate to > what I do, and I'm trying to decide which one i should go. Anyone > been to or plan to go to eithe Ryan C. Apr 16, 2009 12:06 AM
Re: [ia-55] UPA 2009 conference vs WWDC - Hi Amy, I haven't been to the former, but I've been to WWDC twice and planning a third trip for this June. I guess it ultimately depends on what you are looking for. While the sessions at WWDC can be educational (or boring), it's really the labs tha Jane B. Apr 15, 2009 6:43 PM
UPA 2009 conference vs WWDC - Hey, need some advice here: These two conferences happen on the same Amy L. Apr 15, 2009 6:05 PM
Re: [ia-55] Category Chooser Reference Model? - Hi LA UX Meetup group- ? Just wanted to inform everyone that we have activated our LA?UX Meetup - Message Board http://ia.meetup.com/55/messag­es/boards/ ?for announcements Craig N Apr 14, 2009 10:32 PM
Category Chooser Reference Model? - Hey All, Working on a site redesign, and hoping someone might be able to help me out with a reference model for something I've been struggling with. Our site is very data intensive, and we have hundreds of categories the user can pick from when Mollie V. Apr 14, 2009 5:29 PM
OCUX Meetup - It's that time again... time to head south of the Orange Curtain for some good UX conversation and networking. ? When: ?April 23, 2009, 7:00 PM ? Where: Brian S. Apr 13, 2009 6:30 PM
Free Webinar--any comments or suggestions?? - Preview not available user 9. Apr 9, 2009 1:30 PM
Re: CHI 2009 conference Boston April 4-9 - For those who maybe interested in find out more about CHI 2009. I'm tweeting at twitter under meidesig Amy L. Apr 7, 2009 2:35 PM
Re: [ia-55] Emotioning blog sites... - Emotioning? Is that some new breed of Motion graphics? Thanks, Christian Sosa-Lanz On Apr 7, 2009, at 11:33 AM, nigel < nigelinsouthamerica@ Christian S. Apr 7, 2009 12:14 PM
Emotioning blog sites... - as part of documenting the visual language, I have finally come across the emotioning part of our app ( we are developing an RIA in flex). so instead of doing all the prototyping in flash, which i have no budget for (timewise), I thought i'd look f nono u. Apr 7, 2009 11:33 AM
Re: [LA-UX] Fw: UPA 2009 Salary Survey - Fwiw from this Saturday morning quarterback: I finished the survey and was expecting to see the aggregate results, or at least some info about when/where to view the results... had to open the survey link in another browser to realize I missed th Erik W. Apr 4, 2009 10:20 AM
Fw: UPA 2009 Salary Survey - This is anonymous and I don't have anything invested in it, but it is a useful way to find out the answers Hilary B. Apr 3, 2009 7:24 PM
Agile Podcast / Agile Tips for UX at UsabilityCounts.com - This is an extension of the panel; I interviewed Michael Vincent, a process consultant that has implemented Agile in large manufacturers and on sm Patrick N. Apr 3, 2009 11:16 AM
[ia-55] Response from Genex 3rd-party Recruiter - user 2. Apr 3, 2009 10:04 AM
Diagnostics and their illusive patterns - IA peeps and ladies, Im reaching out to you all in the hopes of gathering some examples you may have experienced (or seen) when it comes to "diagnostics" on an application, computer or website level. To clear up my nerdy English, by this i mean: - HE Apr 2, 2009 6:21 PM
LA - UPA Meetup Tonight @ Taix in Silverlake - Hello all, If you're on both lists, I apologize for the cross-post. This is a reminder that we are scheduled to meet at Taix this evening at 7:00 Stephen R. Apr 1, 2009 11:47 AM
Re: [ia-55] [IA-55] Genex immediate jobs: PM and User exp lead - Preview not available Natalie M. Apr 1, 2009 8:46 AM
Re: [ia-55] [IA-55] Genex immediate jobs: PM and User exp lead - Preview not available user 5. Mar 31, 2009 11:01 PM
RE: [ia-55] [IA-55] Genex immediate jobs: PM and User exp lead - user 2. Mar 31, 2009 9:28 PM
Re: [ia-55] [IA-55] Genex immediate jobs: PM and User exp lead - Preview not available Patrick N. Mar 31, 2009 9:23 PM
[IA-55] Genex immediate jobs: PM and User exp lead - user 2. Mar 31, 2009 9:20 PM
Re: [ia-55] For innovator thinkers who dream funding - The comment was more directed to that awful quote than to pitching (or more precisely, in how that quote is generally used to devalue ideas and only value the people who have money and connections -- we're in better agreement about the clarificat Charles Mar 31, 2009 2:20 PM
RE: [ia-55] For innovator thinkers who dream funding - Even my TiaRita [margarita recipe] is copyrighted. I tried to patent two processes recently... (one on resume writing and the other on writing press releases) and process patents are going by the wayside. [One could say "That's what you get for wa user 2. Mar 31, 2009 1:59 PM
Re: [ia-55] For innovator thinkers who dream funding - Preview not available Tom L. Mar 31, 2009 1:53 PM
Re: [ia-55] For innovator thinkers who dream funding - Preview not available Charles Mar 31, 2009 1:39 PM
Re: [ia-55] For innovator thinkers who dream funding - Preview not available Tom L. Mar 31, 2009 1:34 PM
RE: [ia-55] For innovator thinkers who dream funding - user 2. Mar 31, 2009 1:20 PM
[ia-55] For innovator thinkers who dream funding - user 2. Mar 31, 2009 12:30 PM
Semantic Matching Engine - Hi, Does anyone know of a semantic matching engine or plugin they would recommend? Not sure if I'm phrasing this properly. Basically we're working with a system where users tag content based on what they think it is. We're looking for Thomas Donehower, Dir UX at X. Mar 31, 2009 9:37 AM
Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - Preview not available Patrick N. Mar 30, 2009 1:46 PM
Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup Pat has a good point in the differentiation. Scrum is implemented into Sprints. Typically Leon R. Mar 30, 2009 1:28 PM
Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - Preview not available Fabri N. Mar 30, 2009 10:01 AM
Research Vendor Recommendations - Hi, Is anyone familiar with any of the following research companies? Our client is looking for a company to perform a customer satisfaction survey/website analysis. Any feedback on these companies is appreciated. 1. Angus Reid Research Thomas Donehower, Dir UX at X. Mar 30, 2009 9:33 AM
Agile Diagram - Apparently, the Agile diagram got stripped out for some of you, so I added?it to the "Files" section of the LAUX Meetup page. ? Enjoy, ? Brian Brian S. Mar 30, 2009 9:13 AM
Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - Preview not available Pat C. Mar 29, 2009 11:56 PM
Re: [ia-55] Re: Working with Agile - Good thread. I'll throw my hat in: * I think the diagram over-simplifies what needs to happen in Agile...namely, it assumes that everything that gets designed can be designed in one cycle...and that everything that gets designed get user 4. Mar 29, 2009 11:00 PM
Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - Preview not available Patrick N. Mar 29, 2009 1:24 PM
RE: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - I love immediate ROI. - Ye-es I realized when I hit send that Q&A rocks as well as differing views. - One idea is an entire Meetup of just Q&A...people love to be helped One-on-one. I call that "Mentoring in the Moment." Get your needs met. Yee-h user 2. Mar 29, 2009 12:09 PM
Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - Preview not available user 5. Mar 29, 2009 12:04 PM
Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - Preview not available Patrick N. Mar 29, 2009 11:56 AM
RE: [ia-55] Working with Agile: Muse on Meetup - user 2. Mar 29, 2009 11:50 AM
RE: [ia-55] Heady gig for art directors designers web developers - user 2. Mar 28, 2009 6:03 PM
Re: [ia-55] Re: Working with Agile - And... A wonderful slide about waterfall being bad... http://tinyurl.com/2btu66 Patrick email: [address removed] | blog: http://www.usabilitycounts.com­ cell: (562)[masked] | office: (562)[masked] | skype: (562)[masked] Patrick N. Mar 28, 2009 5:55 PM
Re: [ia-55] Working with Agile - A few books I have regarding agile/XP/Scrum in my bookshelf: Lean Software Development: Patrick N. Mar 28, 2009 5:54 PM
RE: [ia-55] Working with Agile - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Sorry, but I don't believe this is a realistic diagram. Your "customer data" ( Sanzhar Mar 28, 2009 5:46 PM
Working with Agile - Since we were just talking about Agile, I thought I'd pass along the attached diagram. I have found it useful in describing how interaction design meshes with development. ? Enjoy, ? Brian Brian S. Mar 27, 2009 6:50 PM
Re: CHI 2009 conference Boston April 4-9 - Here are the list of courses CHI 2009 offer on various topics about computer human interaction.? Amy L. Mar 26, 2009 4:27 PM
Re: [ia-55] Free and Easy Wiki - If easy is the number one feature needed need check out google apps or google sites. Google.com/a/ Sites.google.com I set it up for our marketing dept and they have liked it so far. I also like luminotes.com (very easy) Boltwire.com Dokuwiki Zeke F. Mar 26, 2009 3:08 PM
Re: [ia-55] Free and Easy Wiki - Thank you all for these great suggestions. Fabrizio On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 2:46 PM, Elise Edson < [address removed] > wrote: Fabri N. Mar 26, 2009 2:57 PM
Re: [ia-55] Free and Easy Wiki - Hi Fabrizio, My vote's for xwiki :) Easy to learn, powerful, and TONS of plugins are available - including one for Balsamiq. For the dev team, there is an xwiki plugin for Eclipse. www.xwiki.org/ http://www.balsamiq.com/produc­ts/mockups/xwiki Elise E. Mar 26, 2009 2:46 PM
Re: [ia-55] Free and Easy Wiki - Both are good. You might find pbwiki better though, MediaWiki is good if you are tech saavy enough to set it up, and run with any plugins you might want. There's a decent calendar plugin for MediaWiki that was useful for our office in scheduling when p Tom L. Mar 26, 2009 2:33 PM
Re: [ia-55] Free and Easy Wiki - Hi Fabrizio - You might also take a look at pbwiki - an intuitive interface, easy to learn, and free for basic levels of support. ?I've used pbwiki in four or five d user 8. Mar 26, 2009 2:22 PM
RE: [ia-55] Mahalo jobs + 1-time Extra outreach msg. - user 2. Mar 26, 2009 11:00 AM
Re: [ia-55] Free and Easy Wiki - We use MediaWiki for our company, and we have found that it's very straightforward to manage and easy enough to learn. We've had to teach a number of non-techies how to edit/navigate it, and they've all picked it up pretty quickly too. Mollie V. Mar 26, 2009 10:32 AM
Free and Easy Wiki - Looking or a Free and easy wiki solution to use. You guys have any idea or suggestion?? Thanks,? Fabrizio -- http://myspace.com/FabrizioNov­o follow me? Fabri N. Mar 26, 2009 10:30 AM
CHI 2009 conference Boston April 4-9 - Anyone else on this list is also going to CHI conference( Amy L. Mar 25, 2009 6:09 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - I respectully disagree... There's nothing pathetic about Dimdim. Teamviewer while a GREAT product for remote desktop sharing is not a multi-user conference system. It is a great app doesn't fit in the integrated web-conference services cate Emerson Mar 25, 2009 4:26 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 1:15 PM, Jamie Grace wrote: > > I have heard good things about dimdim, but never used it myself. I love their logo! > > http://www.dimdim.com/ > why mess around with pathetic products when you can have Luca Mar 25, 2009 3:12 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - Preview not available user 8. Mar 25, 2009 1:22 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - I have heard good things about dimdim, but never used it myself. I love their logo! http://www.dimdim.com/ ----- Original Message ---- From: Luca To: [address removed] Sent: Wednesday, March 25,[masked]:45:27 AM Su user 7. Mar 25, 2009 1:15 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Hilary Bienstock wrote: > Hi, all, > > Does anyone have a free conference call service they like to use to connect > up with people in multiple locations?? I'm thinking of something compar Luca Mar 25, 2009 9:45 AM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - Carol Mar 25, 2009 7:42 AM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - nocostconference.com. You can even record the conference call for free (highly recommended for transcribing). Patrick N. Mar 24, 2009 6:05 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - I had to do a call and signed up for Yugma https://www.yugma.com/ ? but the client already had a line so we used theirs instead.? Also GoTo Meeting is free for 30days.? You get a line when you send out a meeting invite. user 6. Mar 24, 2009 5:01 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - Hilary, I would vote "I like this" on freeconference.com as well. cherie On Mar 24, 2009, at 4:45 PM, Jonathan Lane wrote: > I like this one: > > https://www.freeconference.com > > - Jonathan Lane > > > Hilary Bienstock wrote: >> Hi, all cherie Mar 24, 2009 4:49 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - http://www.adobe.com/acom/conn­ectnow/ I work for Adobe and I'm working on this product at the moment, so I'm biased, but it has all the features you requested, including a 1-800 number :) user 3. Mar 24, 2009 4:49 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - I like this one: https://www.freeconference.com - Jonathan Lane Hilary Bienstock wrote: > Hi, all, > > Does anyone have a free conference call service they like to use to > connect up with people in multiple locations? I'm thinking of > user 5. Mar 24, 2009 4:44 PM
Re: [ia-55] conference call service - I've conferenced using Skype before. On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Hilary Bienstock < [address removed] > wrote: Ha P. Mar 24, 2009 4:43 PM
conference call service - Hi, all, Does anyone have a free conference call service they like to use to connect Hilary B. Mar 24, 2009 4:40 PM
Meetup details changed: LA - Usability Professionals Association Chapter - For those of you NOT a part of the LA-UPA Chapter organization grouop, ignore this. Stephen R. Mar 24, 2009 1:57 PM
"Are You Reaching Everyone?" Accessibility Workshop hosted by LACASIST, May 8, 2009 - Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (LACASIST) presents their 2009 Workshop "Accessibility: Are You Reaching Everyone?" This year's program fo Grace L. Mar 24, 2009 1:49 PM
Re: [ia-55] What do you look for in a UX specialist? - I would ask questions that probe the person's ability to think strategically about design. Also important is understanding their process and their role in specific projects. ? Here are some sample questions I'd ask a s Ha P. Mar 23, 2009 12:46 PM
What do you look for in a UX specialist? - If you were to interview a UX specialist, what questions would you ask? What skills would you look for? Cheers, Tom Longson (nym) ------------------------------­--- Tackle Human Dilemmas. http://stopthespin.com/ Tom L. Mar 23, 2009 11:37 AM
User Experience jobs at Alelo - Hi, I have been listening to the list for a few days and saw that a few people posted jobs, so I hope this does not offend anyone. My company, Alelo (http://alelo.com), has a couple of openings for User Experience professionals. We are lookin Andre V. Mar 23, 2009 1:41 AM
[ia-55] Who else is going to OMMA next week? See you there - TD - user 2. Mar 21, 2009 3:23 PM
Re: [ia-55] Google Analytics or Statcounter - I like StatCounter better. The IP address identification is a great feature. It makes you understand who your users are so much more clearly. For one IP address you can tell when they visited, what browser, what resolution, which pages they hit and in user 5. Mar 20, 2009 8:27 PM
Google Analytics or Statcounter - Anyone have any experience with Statcounter versus Google Analytics? I'm just a one person shop and would like to use one or the other. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Michael Mar 20, 2009 7:25 PM
RE: [ia-55] Demo Videos: Here you go - user 2. Mar 20, 2009 10:32 AM
Re: [ia-55] Demo Videos - Christian, Here's a link to some more tutorials similar to the Google Docs. video. http://blogs.openforum.com/200­9/03/19/the-art-of-the-tutoria­l/ -To Thomas Donehower, Dir UX at X. Mar 20, 2009 10:30 AM

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