Past Meetup

UX Behind the Firewall: Designing Engaging Experiences for Employees

This Meetup is past

75 people went

Price: CA$5.00 /per person
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Networking: 5:30pm to 6pm
Event start: 6pm sharp to 7:30pm

The Talk

Can employee-facing software be engaging and delightful? World-renowned intranet expert James Robertson teaches that effective business applications and corporate intranets should generate an emotional response — in a good way!

In this 45 minute talk, intranet expert James Robertson will explore:

- The four principles of delight
- Why internal systems should be beautiful & engaging
- How to exploit the latest web technology
- Examples of enterprise software that surprises & delights

The Speaker

James Robertson is one of the global experts on intranet strategy and design.

He is the author of What every intranet team should know ( and Designing intranets: creating sites the work (, the two best-selling intranet books in the world. He has also written over two hundred articles ( and a variety of best-practice resources, including the Intranet Roadmap (

James has keynoted conferences around the globe, including in the UK, USA, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand and Australia. As a certified trainer, he regularly runs one and two-day practical workshops on intranet strategy and design, both within Australia and internationally.

We are going to be charging everyone $5 to attend the event. All money collected for the event will be used to cover the costs of renting the Orpheum space (we run VanUE at zero profit). Hopefully you will join us for a fun evening!

Please pay before as we do not want to take cash at the door. Thanks :)

Event Sponsors

This event can be made possible through the sponsorship from our friends at:

ThoughtFarmer ( ThoughtFarmer is out-of-the-box social intranet software with the perfect mix of traditional and social features for 100-10000+ users.