Usability Professional’s Association – International Conference
May 24 - 28, 2010
From International Observations to Cultural requirements - Integrate or Tailor Cultural Differences in User Interface Design
Presenters: Wei Zhou, Oracle; Di Meng, Oracle; Lynn Rampoldi-Hnilo, Oracle
Tailoring applications for each country a product is shipped becomes prohibitive in cost. Through international observation research, key cultural and technological adoption patterns can be assessed. In this presentation, we will discuss when, how, and why we should or should not integrate these key requirements into a single user experience.
Date: Friday, 28 May, 2010
Time: 8:30 - 10:00 AM
Tutorial: How to Conduct International Research with Mobile Users: From Start to Finish
Presenters: Chad Sampanes, Oracle; Michele Snyder, Oracle
This tutorial provides attendees with the knowledge of why it’s worthwhile to conduct mobile international ethnographic research: how to set it up, how to execute it, how to produce exciting deliverables, and ways to ensure research findings make positive effects on final products.
Date: Monday, 24 May, 2010
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Creating Richer Personas-Making The Mobile, International, and Forward Thinking
Presenters: Michele Snyder, Oracle; Chad Sampanes, Oracle; Brent White, Oracle; Lynn Rampoldi-Hnilo, Oracle
Personas are a great way to get development teams in sync with a new space and their users. This presentation discusses solutions to extending personas to include novel types of information such as mobile behavior, cultural differences, and ways to promote forward thinking.
Date:Thursday, 27 May, 2010
Time: 3:30 - 4:10 p.m PM