Category Archives: Uncategorized

Ux and Agile as Scrum

Now I am a certified Scrum Master (the equivalent of passing the theory test for a UK Driving License!), I can work out how to play through this implementation of agile methodology into Ux module teaching and assessments.  Uxers share … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

User Testing Logical Glue

London is attracting and creating many innovative IT companies.  I have gotten involved with one myself over the summer, Logical Glue, which offers predictive analytics software.   In this screenshot, the user (a data scientist) has created a model that predicts … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Update on Projects and Placements (especially for full-time students from overseas).

“MSc User Experience Design with Professional Placement” was introduced as a new course option last academic year.  Students starting in September take taught modules Sept – April, then take a one year placement, which they find themselves May – May, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Voice Ux

What percentage of mobile ticket sales and info requests will use voice input by 2020? The UxPA event recently hosted by Trainline speculated 50%.  A reason to keep up your interest in conversation design, I think.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Congratulations to Jay Williams!

Recent graduate of the course, and theKnowledgeAcademy’s “digital designer of 2017” … Jay Williams!  Well done Jay!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

First Ux Course Show

Many, many thanks to Aviva Digital Garage, the insurance company’s fast growing fintech venture, for hosting the first MSc Ux course show, and to Aviva’s Ux-ers for keeping the students on their toes!   The Show celebrated the work of some … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

KU Work with Ux Alumni

  It is always a genuine pleasure to hear that one your students has gone on to achieve great things. So it was a particular pleasure to learn that one of the Ux course’s early graduates, Swetha S J, had … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Running Design Workshops

Design Thinking workshops have been a feature of the Ux(Content) module for a couple of years now, and I am still learning how to deliver them better.  How did I record workshop outcomes before I could access the Discussion Boards … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

UxPA talks 16-17

This year we’ve attended quite a few talks from active Ux practitioners – Thoughtworks, Facebook, Sainsburys, Moo.com.  These talks add an invaluable industry perspective to the course, and provide an introduction to a community that would be very difficult to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Possible Ux Internship: Stratagem Ltd., LONDON WC1

Possible Ux Internship: Stratagem Ltd., LONDON WC1.  £90 per day one day, one day per week for 12 months, start date October 1st 2016 Stratagem Ltd are a small, but established business looking to develop a Ux allrounder to help … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment