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So ya wanna be an “Integrator” hub?

Got an email this morning from one of our talented designers who has a ton of Flash/Flex experience and is interested in joining our “UX Integration” team. He wanted to know what was the most important stuff to be learning. A bit of background, at IdentityMine we have 4 major roles contributor roles in the app development process. Information Architects, Designers, Integrators, and Developers. The UX integrator is the guy who sits between the Developer and Designer and can talk…

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Where does integration fit into user experience design?

Caveat: the following is some quick musings on a question brought up by one of the integrators on our team. This was my quick response to him and our team.   The question was:   “Do you guys think that visual design and UX are very different things? Like as in good user experience goes beyond the GUI and goes deep into interaction and proper software architecture.”   My response   Visual Design is just a fraction of User Experience…

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Disc Test & Review: Outline for Training and Development Plans

Corporations need a training plan for employees training and skills development. Its a detailed guide of instruction that will be used during training seminars. Organizations that are very specific on the trainings are giving Disc Test to identify what are the aspects needed to be improved. Results of disc test is then compiled in a disc profile. It depends on the detailed planning and delivery. These steps will show how to plan a successful training and development. Determine the purpose…

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Getting A Best Web Designer

We all know that most of every business needs an online presence.  We know this for a fact as we too normally visit their online site first before we even go their store’s physical location.  This is why if you have a business, especially these days where most people are often connected online, it cannot be emphasized enough how much you need to have a website for your business. Opening a website is actually very easy.  As long as you…

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Getting A Website Designer For Your Website

If you are running an online business and you are looking to take it up a notch, you may want to consider getting yourself a website designer to make your website stand out even more.  Of course, standing out does not mean crazy flashy, but more professional looking and easier to navigate.  Having this sort of appeal and user-friendliness will surely give your website a distinct and substantial edge over your competition. When you know that you do not have…

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Designers Love Windows 8

Ok well maybe they don’t really know it yet but I’m sure there will be a day when designers start to sing the praises of Windows 8 for helping to make creating amazing computing experiences easy to create. It’s taken me awhile but I think I have started to fully drink the Kool-Aid. I’m still addicted to my XAML workflow (not yet singing the praises of HTML based Windows 8 apps, but I wont rule it out.) I’m enthused enough I’m…

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Designers Love Effects Simple Sample Using Pixel Shaders in 3.5 sp1

Just wrapped up a project and am feeling really good right now… Exciting times for WPF and Windows in general! Really pumped about going to the PDC… Finally getting a chance to look over the sessions list. I finally got a chance to play with the Pixel Shaders Library on CodePlex and now I am really jazzed about what you can do with effects. I actually tried this in the project that I worked on this week and it was sweet… I…

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its an all Window week for me

In honor of the PDC I wont be using non MS products… Other than my iphone… But where possible I will be using things like Windows Live Photo Gallery beta instead of using my default Aperture in OS X or when I need to look something up I will use maps.live.com I mentioned yesterday that I am using Windows Live Skydrive and Mesh extensively lately. I will be reviewing some of my experiences this week with other great Windows user…

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Dinner with Dr. WPF (another witness)

Walt and Josh blogged about it. It would be wrong of me not to. Dinner with the disciples last night was great… …a bit uncomfortable since most people were visibly awestruck by the doctor’s presence at our table. I think its important to say that I feel like the doctor isn’t a bad guy. It just appears like he is the prototypical evil eccentric mastermind when we breaks into a loud “mooo hooo hooo ah a ahhhhh” (I did however…

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