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Delivering real business value through a design strategy requires the successful combination of innovative product definition/design, talented, well-trained people, and an effective process that integrates User Experience, Product Management, Development and Marketing behind a common vision.  Some consulting engagements involve all three dimensions; most involve more than one.

Product

  • Creating a UX strategy consistent with the business plan
  • Competitive UX assessment
  • Designing innovative new experiences for both products and services
  • Deep brand articulation through interaction design (not just visuals)
  • Performance tuning code for improved usability
  • Visual creative direction
  • Applied game theory (gamification and more…)

People

  • Design literacy training for executives (framework for UX cost/benefit analysis plus knowing how to articulate your goals to “the creatives”)
  • Mentoring UX leaders on organizational models, globalization, communication, hiring and board room presence
  • Advanced interaction design training
  • UI architect coaching
  • Individual UX career path planning

Process

  • Design Thinking adoption
  • User Centered Design execution
  • Rapid prototyping tools and methods
  • Selecting appropriate usability and user research metrics and methods
  • Quantifying coolness, fun and delight
  • UI guideline and standards best practices
  • Usability cost justification

Expert Witness

  • Cases involving UX technology impact and value
  • Patent cases
  • Software service level agreements

Recent Posts

Nov. 21, 2019 – Dan gave a preview presentation of his forthcoming book “UX Magic” at the Interaction #9 meetup held at ThoughtSpot in Sunnyvale CA.   The book will be publicly available on Jan. 15th at the IDF Website and on Amazon.

October 29, 2019 –  Dan was the invited speaker for the Product Design Technical Interest Group at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting in Seattle.

Sept. 15, 2019 – Dan gave a keynote at the DMI Leadership Conference (Boston) on UX Strategy Mega-trends.

Dan received the 2019 ACM SigCHI Lifetime Practice award.  The ceremony took place at the Chi2019 conference held in Glasgow Scotland.  He gave his invited talk on “The Business of UX” to a large audience the following day.  Watch the recording on the SigCHI YouTube channel

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