24 June 2008

Videos online of Mx presentations

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Adaptive Path has posted a couple of videos of user experience related presentations given at this year’s MX Conference.

Matt Jones (Dopplr) – “Battle for the Planet of the Apes: A Perspective on Social Software and Social Networks”
Matt Jones is one of the founders/lead designer of Dopplr and former creative director for the award-winning BBC News Online and Sapient’s London studio in the first boom. From 2003, he joined Nokia in design research, then as a Director of UX Design.
In his talk he cites examples from the development of Dopplr and other services, as he discussed recent trends in social software, object-centered sociality, the beginnings of social infrastructure (opensocial, xfn, hcard, openID), personal informatics, and approaches for baking social ettiquette into the design.

Margaret Stewart (Google) – “The Manager as Tailor”
Margaret Stewart is manager of the User Experience Team for Consumer Products at Google Inc. Her team is comprised of nearly 30 top practitioners in the fields of user experience design and research.
Margaret discusses the traits that make some managers particularly effective, how she has customised her management style over the years to both corporate context and the individuals on the teams she has led, plus some specific tactics and tools she uses to refine and improve her management practices.

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[OECD Publication] Behavioural Insights and Public Policy
Behavioural Insights and Public Policy: Lessons from Around the World OECD, March 2017 408 pages “Behavioural insights”, or insights derived from the behavioural and social sciences, including decision making, psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, organisational and group behaviour, are …

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