Speakers

Anders Ramsay

User Experience Designer, Product Strategist and Agile UX Coach

Anders has been practicing User Experience Design for over a decade for clients in the finance and entertainment industries, with such clients as Sony, Viacom, Turner Broadcasting, FOX, CBS, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity, and JP Morgan. He is also highly active in the UX community as an instructor, panelist and speaker, and as founder and organizer of the New York City IA Meetup, which has over 700 members.

Anders's writing background includes contributing to Boxes & Arrows and blogging about all things UX at www.andersramsay.com. Anders currently is a User Experience Design consultant in New York City, guiding organizations and design teams in how to more effectively apply Agile practices in their work.

Anders will present & conduct

Keynote

The UX of Minimum Viable Products

Day 1, Thursday, 27 June 2013, 3:45 am

Get to the core of what it means to be an Agile/Lean UX designer by understanding Minimum Viable Products, how they’re designed and validated, how they inter-relate with traditional UX practices such as User Research and Personas, and how this tool is a microcosm of Agile/Lean UX in general.

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Workshop

Modern UX Bootcamp

Day 1, Thursday, 27 June 2013, 6:00 am

Want to quickly get ramped up on Agile and Lean UX methods? Are you looking for practical techniques you can start applying immediately in your daily UX practice? In this half-day workshop, we’ll work through design techniques that combine thinking from Agile and Lean Startup to offer a holistic view on what it means to be a modern UX designer. We’ll use the design and validation of a Minimum Viable Product as a basis for understanding how common UX practices, such as User Research, Personas, and UI design fit into an Agile/Lean UX practice.

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