Posts By: Nicole Sciackitano

Exploring Activity-Focused Wearables

For the past few months, the Activity group has been hard at work tracking our steps, runs, and bike rides all in the name of better, more effective experiences. After a few months of using our devices, we all sat down to reflect on our journeys so far. Through our discussions and recollections, we turned a keen eye towards identifying just what has made our time so far either ‘outstanding!’ or ‘not so great.’ Read more »

Enterprise UX: Designing Organizational Culture Wrap-up

The final theme was all about how to build an organizational culture that supports, empowers, and fosters experience design. Phil Gilbert, general manager at IBM Design; Julie Baher, senior director of UX at Illumina; and Nathan Shedroff, program chair of the MBA in Design Strategy at California College of the Arts, did a fantastic job of closing out the conference themes. Read more »

Enterprise UX: Enterprise Experimentation Wrap-up

The first theme of day two, wrangled by Bill Scott, VP of business engineering at Paypal, Alissa Briggs, director of user experience at Brigade, and Jeff Gothelf, principal at Neo, was focused on how well, and sometimes how not-so-well, different approaches work at bringing experimentation into an enterprise. There was more overlap between these talks than there was with any of the other themes, which was indeed nice, and a pretty stark contrast from yesterday’s theme. Read more »

Enterprise UX: Craft amid Complexity Wrap-up

This theme focused on how to create engaging, delightful user experiences within the complex reality of an enterprise. Given a topic so broad, it wasn’t all that surprising that the talks from Peter Morville, founder and president at Semantic Studios; Uday Gajendar, principal designer at Peel; and David Cronin, executive design director of Industrial Internet Applications at GE were all a bit different from one another. The talks from Peter and David especially stood out to me, but in very different ways. Read more »

Enterprise UX: Insight at Scale Wrap-up

Anyone who works in the UX field understands how important research is to the UX process, and more generally, to delivering a successful product. Research isn’t a step within the process, but more of a thread throughout the process. Research lets us understand the people using our products, the context of that use, their goals, motivations, pain points, and almost anything else we want to know about their use of what we’re working on. Read more »

Enterprise UX: The Wrap-up

Welcome to Fuzzy Math’s recap of the Enterprise UX 2015 conference. We’re organizing our blog posts around both… Read more »

UX Team Growth

The Fuzzy Math birthday wasn’t the only exciting thing we’ve had going on in the office these last… Read more »