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UX Training Singapore by Academy Xi ( http://academyxi.com/ ) is all about building a tribe of UX Designers, Design Thinkers and Human-centered Designers to elevate the conversation as well as network, discuss, grow and show.

We're bringing together leaders in Digital, Experience Design, Emerging Tech & Innovation to elevate the conversation as well as network, discuss, grow and show.

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Upcoming events (3)

UX Research Series (Workshop 1): Research Planning

The Executive Centre, Frasers Tower


This will be a paid workshop and seats are limited. To secure your attendance, please register here: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/ux-research-series-workshop-1-research-planning-tickets-65085223656 User experience design (UXD) is the process of designing satisfaction by improving the customer’s experience when interacting with the product. Using a focused and deliberate Human Centred Design process, we design solutions that solve real problems in real life contexts for real people. Design research is a critical component of the process where we gain vital insight into the problem being solved. Why conduct research? So we don’t build the wrong usable thing — Like a snow machine for an eskimo… Fact: UX is not really UX without user research. User research focuses on understanding; • User behaviours • User needs • User motivations Have you ever wondered how good user research is conducted? Are you currently in a role where you need to conduct user research, and you’re not sure where to start? Do you manage a UX team and not quite sure how they conduct their user research? Over 3 Workshops, you will learn from experts how to conduct good user research from the outset. Gain the skills and tools to hustle ahead in your career. The first deep-dive workshop in this series will cover Research Planning; specifically: • Identifying Research Areas • Creating Hypotheses • Familiarising with the range of Research Tools • Identifying a suitable Research Process This workshop is part of a 3-Part User Research Series. The following workshops will cover: Conducting User Interviews & Research Synthesis. These workshops are best completed in a series, but feel free to pick one or two depending on where you need the skills!

Hustle into UX


Register for this event here: https://academyxi.com/events/hustle-into-ux/ We've teamed up with Tigerspike; one of the coolest design / tech companies in Singapore (and beyond) to run a series of events about all things UX, human-centred design and emerging tech. Tigerspike has a strong history of blending technology with human expertise to deliver business value, and they have a pretty awesome team doing it too! At this first event you will hear from Tigerspike's Experience Design Director - Jay Komuda and UX Lead - YuShing Sit who will share their best insights into the current state of UX in Singapore, along with their ideas and advice for hustling your way into the industry. If you're wanting to make a career shift into the area of UX, or if you are already in the industry and want to meet other like-minded folk, or if you manage a UX team and want to gain more understanding on what they do; come along! At "Hustle into UX" learn from industry experts about: • The skills that every UX Designer should have • Common mis-conceptions about UX Design and what UX Designers do • How you can hustle into UX

Tech for Social Good

The Executive Centre, Frasers Tower

Register for this event here: https://academyxi.com/events/tech-for-social-good/ Technology has disrupted numerous industries, from healthcare to real estate, to taxis and even meditation. In many ways technology has made our lives easier, but at what cost? Nearly everyone around us has a smartphone and is hyperconnected to one another, yet less people can hold a meaningful conversation with complete strangers. In an age where micro-plastics are filling our oceans, child exploitation is on the rise and humanity is being pulled into question; we need to explore whether we can we use technology for social good. At our event, Tech for Social Good, our expert panelists will explore: • What tech companies are currently doing to drive social good • Case studies and examples of tech for social good • Upcoming projects and initiatives that will use tech to benefit society

Past events (7)

Designing for Trust

The Work Project OUE Downtown

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