Our regular monthly meeting on the first wednesday of every month will be graciously hosted by Booking.com (http://www.booking.com/), who will also provide us with drinks, snacks and dinner.
About the talk:
The field of usability and interaction design originally was slow, cumbersome and costly. This was one of the reasons that it was not adopted very fast among practitioners. However, recent years a lot of the methods and techniques have been adapted to better fit the fast moving development processes that are predominant in software companies today.
But what do you do when you can't include users because of NDAs? How do you handle the fierce security demands, that are part of your project? Does your customer really know their users, or do they only think they do? And when you have a deadline, how do you avoid UI slowing your progress?
Janne Jul Jensen will tell us how UI was included in the agile development process that resulted in the first Danish mobile bank app: Danske Banks mobile banking app.
About the speaker:
Janne Jul Jensen, Ph.D., Senior Interaction Designer at Trifork
Janne Jul Jensen (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jannejuljensen) specialises in usability and interaction design, and applies her expertise primarily to the mobile app projects within Trifork, such as apps for Danske Bank, Bilka, Roskilde Festival, KMD and DSB. She is a sought after speaker by educational institutions, conferences, the public sector and companies. She also gives courses internally and externally on her topics of expertise and is the founder of the user group on Design & Usability ( http://www.trifork.com/design-usability )(in Danish), where peers can meet and learn from each other.
Previously she was a researcher at Aalborg University for seven years, successfully collaborating nationally and internationally with academia and privately held companies on a number of projects, resulting in a number of publications. Furthermore, she has reviewed for conferences and journals and co-organized smaller conferences. Apart from her research, she has taught HCI to undergraduate and graduate students and supervised student projects on these topics. She earned her Ph.D. degree in 2009 and a M.Sc. in Software Engineering in 2003, both from Aalborg University.
19:00 Welcome: pizza & drinks
19:40 "When the Real World Comes Knocking or UI in an Agile Process" by Janne Jul Jensen
20:30 Drinks & social networking (till 22:00)
Registration will be opened on the 29th December at 12:00.
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