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The Future of Collaboration and Ideation

by EffectiveUI Team
August 28, 2014

Voting for SXSW Interactive 2015 is still open and there is one final session we’d like to share with you. “Post(-it)card from the Future – The Next Evolution” is a panel proposed by EffectiveUI’s Director of User Experience, Dan Saltzman, Mersive CTO Christopher Jaynes, and EffectiveUI president Anthony Franco, wearing his other hat as founder of mc squares. This trio [...]

Dancing and Skinny Dipping at SXSW Interactive 2015

by EffectiveUI Team
August 21, 2014

EffectiveUI has put forth a number of panel submissions for SXSW Interactive 2015. If you like unique topics, check out the proposals below from our CEO, Rebecca Flavin and UX Designer Ana Sofia Gonzalez. Voting is open until Sept. 5 using the SXSW Panel Picker. Skinny Dipping with Clients  Vote for Rebecca In the agency world, we often feel that [...]

Experience Design and the Language Factor

by Dan Saltzman
August 19, 2014

Though we’re a bit past the middle of 2014 now, I’ve just had my midyear inflection point. As I wrapped up another week last Friday, I spent an hour on a research call with my counterpart in our NYC office talking through what’s next for us in the space of creating amazing experiences for our clients. What our clients experience [...]

Voting is open for SXSW Interactive 2015

by EffectiveUI Team
August 14, 2014

Though it seems far away, the ball is already in motion for SXSW Interactive 2015, which takes place March 13-17 in Austin. Several of our team members have submitted proposals, including Patrick Vinson and Tony Walt, as outlined below. If these topics tickle your fancy, please click on the link below to vote for them. Can Good UX Be Too [...]

Voting Begins for SXSW 2013 Panelists

by Marcy Dockery
August 13, 2012

EffectiveUI has 11 panelist submissions for the 2013 South by Southwest (SXSW) conference scheduled for March of next year. We need your help to get these amazing topics on the SXSW agenda by casting your vote today through August 31.

5 Tips for Presenting at SXSW (Or Anywhere)

by RJ Owen
March 27, 2012

I’ve had the opportunity to present on behalf of EffectiveUI at many conferences, including this year’s SXSW Interactive in Austin, TX. Over the years I’ve learned a few things that have helped me become a better presenter, and I believe they’ll help you, too. 1. Marketing drives attendance. Planning for SXSW is notoriously difficult as sessions fill up at random, [...]

SXSW: Hands in the Air and Enjoy the Ride

by Tony Walt
March 12, 2012

I’m happy to have the chance to attend SXSW 2012, although I have to admit my experience hasn’t gone exactly as planned. Normally, I am a meticulous planner. Prior to the conference, I spent hours on the SXSW Interactive website planning out my schedule so I could get the most out of it. Unfortunately, each time slot had at least [...]

“Your Mom Has an iPad”

by Jill Petersen
March 21, 2011

Slides from Lead Experience Architect John McRee’s SXSW 2011 Presentation: “Your Mom Has an iPad: Designing for Boomers.”

Speaking This Week

by Jill Petersen
March 7, 2011

Members of the EffectiveUI team are speaking at many events this week: John McRee at SXSW, Tony Hillerson at AnDevCon, and Michael Salamon at Rocky Mountain Adobe Users Group.

Vote for EffectiveUI Speakers at SXSW Interactive 2011

by EffectiveUI Team
August 13, 2010

EffectiveUI has three speaking topics in the running for SXSW Interactive 2011, and you can help ensure we’re heard by voting foreach through Panel Picker SXSW 2011. Your votes, in conjunction with an advisory panel review, will determine whom among the hundreds of entrants will speak at this exciting, multi-media event. Simply click the links below to go to the Panel Picker site and vote.