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Ethnographic Research in Remote Spaces: Overcoming Practical Obstacles and Embracing Change

September 25, 2020, 5:26 pm – by , Spotify As an ethnographer and user researcher in industry a lot of my work depends on speaking to people face to face, understanding how they live their lives on their own terms and in their own spaces. Since the onset of Covid-19 both acad... [ Read the full story ... ]

Recalibrating UX Labs in the Covid-19 Era

September 25, 2020, 4:46 am – , Convo Early in 2020 as a result of Covid-19, Convo—along with companies around the world—moved all research in India to remote solutions. This was quite a change and presented new challenges to the research team. While our preference is almost ... [ Read the full story ... ]

Introducing EPIC China!

September 23, 2020, 3:26 am – In a year when EPIC has become more international than ever, we are thrilled to introduce EPIC China. EPIC China was launched by a talented group of EPIC people to be the home for the ethnographic community in China, offer EPIC resources in Chine... [ Read the full story ... ]

Designing Clarity 02 – Maish Nichani – The Digitisation Tipping Point

September 21, 2020, 6:09 am – Finally, episode 2 of the Designing Clarity Podcast is here!  Sorry, it took a while as there was a lot... The post Designing Clarity 02 – Maish Nichani – The Digitisation Tipping Point appeared first on Design Sojourn. Please click above if you... [ Read the full story ... ]

Listen to Steve on the Why UX? Podcast

September 10, 2020, 7:56 pm – http://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/forcedn/whyux/30Steve_Portigal.mp3 Thanks to Helena Levison (“Queen of UX”) for having me on the Why UX? podcast to talk about Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries. The audio (28 min) is embedded above, and avail... [ Read the full story ... ]

Where Were You During Covid-19? An Ethnographic Lens on Local Life in a Global Pandemic

September 10, 2020, 7:35 pm – by , CRAstudio.com Where were you during Covid-19? The question seems destined to become a standard conversation piece at future get-togethers. For professional anthropologists and ethnographers, we can also add in questions about what was looked... [ Read the full story ... ]

ID creates new student practice experiences with practiceID

September 4, 2020, 3:14 pm – When ID faculty and staff realized summer internships would be limited by the COVID-19 pandemic, they developed a suite of innovative alternatives, including externships, fellowships, and MasterChallenges, for a total of 70 practice projects. Ext... [ Read the full story ... ]

How to Do Ethical Research

September 4, 2020, 4:41 am – An EPIC Talk with , October Anthropologist 10 November 2020, 8:00 am San Francisco / 4:00 pm London / 6:00 Cape Town *Join 15 minutes early for informal intros & chatter with EPIC members & staff! This online event is free for EPIC Members Overvi... [ Read the full story ... ]

Steve contributed to “Remote User Research: 12 Tips from Experts”

September 3, 2020, 5:06 pm – There’s a really good range of ideas and best practices in Remote User Research: 12 Tips from Experts. Mine is below 2. Set expectations for your participants If you’re carrying out remote research via video conferencing tools, it’s always a good... [ Read the full story ... ]

Designing new ways to solve problems in the civic sector

September 2, 2020, 9:14 pm – By Andrew Connor With a bachelor’s degree in engineering and business, a budding career as a consultant, and a passion for public transit, Catalina Prada went searching for a graduate program that encompassed her interests and ambitions. She coul... [ Read the full story ... ]

MasterChallenges test ID students with real-world design issues

August 25, 2020, 6:22 pm – By Andrew Connor As the COVID-19 pandemic hindered opportunities for many students to pursue summer internships, the Institute of Design developed an innovative alternative: two MasterChallenges. Both challenges brought together multiple groups o... [ Read the full story ... ]

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