Dieter Rams Design Principles

Dieter Rams’s early awards for carpentry led to him training as an architect as Germany was rebuilt in the early 1950s. Rams joined Braun in 1955, where he quickly became involved in product design – famously adding the clear perspex lid to the SK4 phonogram in 1956. He was appointed head of design at Braun … Read more

Defining and Developing Your UX Strategy and KPIs

I recently helped a large enterprise software organization define and develop their UX strategic objectives and Key Performance Indicators (KPI). We held a two-day offsite. On day one, in the morning, we discussed how they did Agile and UX. Agile was a big part of their operation. We also talked about how they did UX … Read more

Use Error – NOT User Error

I attended this month’s San Diego’s Medical Device and Technology Network meetup. The always wonderful Dr. Joely Gardner, author, speaker, and industry leader human factors and usability testing expert in medical devices, software, and web-based applications, shared with us insightful, real-life stories from the field. One of the things that Dr. Gardner shared is the FDA change … Read more