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UX Labs
   

I spent a good hour yesterday in the UX lab. Talking to UX specialists about Social Software and how I think it could improve. Now why is that important? Well it's not and it is... My opinion on it's own isn't important at all but by being one of those thousands that is actually sharing it I might be able to make a tiny difference in how the products I work with, and my customers work with are build. And isn't that what 'being social' is all about? Making a difference together...?

Now apart from it being good it's also a lot of fun. People who know me know that I can be a very opinionated person who will not shy away from speaking her mind. And if there's one thing that is really.... correction: REALLY close to my heart it is usability and UI logic. So being able to sit there and just tell about all the pet peeves, ideas and possible improvements I've got swimming around in my head with someone who is not just politely nodding but actually taking notes is just fantastic. Of course there is no guarantee that any of it will be used but at least you get a chance to talk to the people who do have the ability to make a difference.

So if you haven't done so yet get your butt down there and start talking! They will ask you questions if you don't have any direct ideas and you'll be surprised how much you actually have to add!


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Mon, Aug 18th 2014 10:10a   Femke Goedhart
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Dander4Dosh – Break(ing) in the foot
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IBM Connections Folders #4: Some final recommendations
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IBM Connections Folders #3: working with folders
Fri, Apr 18th 2014 12:11a   Femke Goedhart
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IBM Connections Folders #2: Ownership of files and folders
Tue, Apr 15th 2014 1:14p   Femke Goedhart
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IBM Connections Folders #1: Community Folders
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Shared folders – potential security issue
Sun, Apr 13th 2014 4:49p   Femke Goedhart
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Connecting to Connect: Andrew Grill – shifting from Social Media to Social Business
Thu, Jan 30th 2014 11:12a   Femke Goedhart
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