As an overweight child, I wanted to be anyone else except for myself with my body. When I asked my parents to send me to a weight loss camp at age 14, I just started my weight loss and fitness journey. Years slogged on before I figured out what worked for me. I wrote a research paper on diet pills in high school, wrote another on online versus in-person weight loss programs in graduate school, […]
Wearable technology has the potential to impact health and fitness in BIG ways, but at it’s current state, designs can be greatly improved upon. In designing wearable technology, it is important to put just as much emphasis on the form as the function. It may be a great piece of technology, but if it’s not cool to wear, people probably are not going to wear it. E-textiles have already made a dent into wearable technologies […]
Last night I had an exciting opportunity to share what I am doing at Group Commerce with the Agile Experience Design Meetup here in NYC. I sat on a panel with 5 other professionals, and talked about how creating a cadence with each sprint can help feed input from User Research and Usability Testing into the product development lifecycle. Agile Experience Design Meetup: User Research in an Agile Environment View more presentations from Lindsay Tabas.
Last week, I attended the 2012 IA Summit in New Orleans. It was an exciting 3 days to share with other professionals in the technical + creative field! Here are some of the sessions I attended: Integrating UX and Agile: Designer and Scrum Master Perspectives: This was presented by two coworkers from Intuit. I appreciated how they broke down the distribution of time for a designer between the current sprint (20%), the next sprint (20%), […]
I invited my coworkers to two separate, small group sessions on UX. This slide deck is a modification of the class I taught for Philly Skillshare. Instead of using Skillshare as an example, I used an example familiar to my Group Commerce coworkers: Designing for our consumer-facing websites we support for ur clients. Teaching UX to Your Team View more PowerPoint from Lindsay Tabas I think everyone can agree that the sessions were really exciting, […]