A long time ago, in 2007, I wrote about ambient intimacy, a name for a new kind of experience that came about as a result of the emergence of social media, in particular Twitter. Over the last seven months I have been working from home, remotely from my team. It has just been in the… Continue reading Ambient Reassurance
Having been a vocal critic of the UK UPA in the past (by which I mean the organisation and it’s activities over the past five years not the current or recently past committee), I was really pleased to be invited to facilitate a workshop or two at their March event ‘Crowdsourcing the future of the… Continue reading Making a more engaging UK UPA
Having been a relatively vocal critic of the UK-UPA and some of their current activities, I would hate for it to be said that all I do is snipe from the sidelines. I do have some suggestions as to how the UPA can address this issue, but it will take significantly more than 140 characters.… Continue reading Dear UKUPA, pls UXify yourself.
As we’re getting into the tail end of the year it’s become apparent to me that one of my themes for this year has been mentoring. This year, I’ve been doing a bit of mentoring. Quite a number of my commercial assignments have had a mentoring ‘skew’ to them – rather than project work, my… Continue reading Some thoughts on mentoring