Wrapping Up SXSW 2015

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Why Is Spec Creative so Wrong, But Feels so Right?   Michael Griffith Dir of User Experience Bottle Rocket Apps Michael Griffith’s philosophy is simple, “All I want to do is work with cool people and build cool stuff.” Griffith has been designing new media for over 20 years and his understanding of information architecture, usability, accessibility and compliance sets …

SXSW Highlights Day 1

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Designing for Trust Michael Boeke Co-founder/Product Designer Synap Michael Boeke is a designer, product guy, and startup veteran, who is currently developing a new product. He focuses on applying a designer’s approach and modern technology to shake-up traditional (boring) industries. The technology industry is on a quest to build frictionless, seemingly magical, experiences for our users. In the effort to …

Austin Web Leadership Day Notes

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Web Leadership Day http://webleadershipday.com/ No RFPs! Why RFPs are bad for business (and how you can stop them) 9:00AM Presented by Todd NienkerkWe believe that RFPs are bad for business. It’s an outdated method that can no longer support our industry. An industry that thrives on innovation surely can work on a better process — a process that focuses on …