Join Optimal Workshop for a mini conference that focuses on everything to do with Information Architecture. This brand new free virtual session will run on Wednesday morning from 9am - 12pm and include multiple 20 minute talks from various speakers, a lightning talk, an interactive demo and then a panel discussion. Come along and learn about the importance of IA in your UX practice.
Learn to see the information in your work, and think about it as information, to help you research, designing, and information architecture work.
The Ministry for Primary Industry’s (MPI) customers have some of the most varied information needs we’ve seen — possibly the most varied in Aotearoa. How to follow fishing rules when catching snapper on the weekend? What requirements to meet to sell dairy products at a market? How to go about exporting honey to Asia? What funding is available to reforest a lifestyle block? mpi.govt.nz has all the information.
TASKS. They are the fuel which powers our individual and team productivity. They are the lens through which we design experiences for users (their “jobs to be done”). Organisations obsess over cataloging and tracking them.
Often product people don’t understand IA and the problem it solves, and we think UX research will be enough.
Struggling to embed a11y at work? The “Actioning web accessibility” workshop covers practical a to overcome barriers
With this workshop, we want to talk about the hardships you can expect that no one will tell you, how to deal with them practically and personally, and how to best mentor and inspire your design team members to grow as human beings in the process. As well as give you the tools to win your first battles as a design leader.
Learn (and practice) how to facilitate design workshops that will get great outcomes every time
A hands-on workshop on maximising the impact of your research.
Want to take your stakeholder workshop facilitation skills to the next level? Learn the basics of service ecosystem mapping and how it applies to identifying and solving systemic problems in this workshop by @corneliux.
Get Knowledgeable: Developing skills for the UX of Knowledge Graphs…learn how to build magical experiences for knowledge/social graphs and concept maps
It’s no secret - we have a diversity problem in design and technology. Hear what we're doing to change this.
Accessible content, for all beautiful minds
Examples and practical tips (which don't require any drawing experience) on visual thinking to help you improve your daily communications in the design workplace.
Find out how to turn a #designsystem into a celebrated strategic resource for your company. Join #Logitech speakers @xlicious and @costanzavolpini at #UXNZ2023 :rocket:
Designing the Metaverse is about enabling social relationships, and making inclusive places for communities to thrive. A shift from technology to relationship centered design.
This talk draws light on the overlooked impact developers have on UX and provides an actionable toolkit you can use to empower the developers you work alongside to make better, more conscious UX decisions.
Building relationships: how it helps your team, encourages stakeholders and informs a better product for the customer.
How to scale a thriving design practice inside a tech company
How embracing vulnerability, mistakes and asking for help, resulted in outputs (and outcomes) that had an outsized impact on our customer’s lives.
Is HCD dead? What comes next? What is post-Human Centred Design?
Cool or creepy? What role should artificial intelligence play in the UX design process?
Learn about web3, what's new about it, and key UX principles important to know as a designer.
Want to show your org chart in your products? Of course not. But for large teams and orgs, when there are many teams and individuals working on the same product, it’s hard to ensure cohesion even when individuals have the best intentions to build great experiences. Join Yutong Xue, staff product designer at Meta and ex-Googler to hear learnings and practical techniques to bring teams closer and ship more cohesive experiences.
Let's move from tolerance to belongingness by using a UX process to achieve social justice.
Jobs To Be Done methodology and its role in driving customer choice
We have assumptions on how seniors use tech based on our own experiences, but what do we really know? Find out at UXNZ
Design principles and considerations for supporting users with neurodiversity in the online education sector.
Discover strategies to identify and take control of contributing factors to wellbeing in your professional journey.
Is a lobster an animal or food? In this case, there’s no such thing as “both”. Join Q Walker for a look at emoji IA.
Learn the principles of product strategy to become a more strategic designer.
From funding to delivery: Delivering a complex government service while maintaining alignment and traceability.
Want to learn a simple three step tool to improve creative confidence and remove egos from your team?
Being a design or UX expert comes with its own blindspots. Why this happens and what we can do about it.