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November 23, 2021
UX Pathways - Episode 4 : Molly E. Holzschlag

Discover the user experience path that Molly E. Holzschlag, web designer and developer author, writer, and speaker, traveled in this fourth episode. Molly has co-authored 35 books on web design and open standards. It was an honor to connect with her and hear about her next project.

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November 18, 2021
e-Core Connections Conference

I am honored to speak at the e-Core Connections conference about how inclusive user-centered design and agile can work together to reduce legal risk, minimize development rework, and increase the loyalty of a product. Find out how to take time early in the development process to make your organization successful. Discover that knowing your audience […]

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November 16, 2021
UX Pathways - Episode 3: John Yunker

Discover the user experience path that John Yunker, Web Globalization Expert & Co-Founder at Byte Level Research, traveled in this third episode.

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November 9, 2021
UX Pathways - Episode 2: Derek Featherstone

Discover the user experience path that Derek Featherstone, Chief eXperience Officer at Level Access, traveled in this second episode. He is on a quest to make the web more accessible and inclusive, one screen at a time.

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November 2, 2021
UX Pathways - Episode 1: Apala Lahiri

Discover the user experience path Apala Lahiri, Co-Founder of HFI APAC traveled in this first episode. Her path as a developer is common but her journey is unique.

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October 16, 2021
Be Inspired

Jakob Nielsen's 2001 book Homepage Usability was groundbreaking not only because it delivered practical guidelines for designing or writing websites but inspired me to become an author. The clear examples backed up with dramatic evidence made this work a reference manual for quality design for many years. Jakob always does extensive usability testing with real people to provide […]

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September 24, 2021
Accessibility Matters

Did you know that roughly 1 in every 5 people in the world (about 20%) has a disability of some kind? Also for the first time in U.S. history, older adults are projected to outnumber children by 2035. It's fact as we get older, the chance of acquiring a disability dramatically increases. Thus, a significant […]

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September 1, 2021
Janet Dodrill's Book Review Adds Beat to User Experience

A recent book review by Janet Dodrill really helps clarify how graphic designers can harness the power of user research. In her overview, she summarizes how this approach to design is a valuable part of your business because engaging the participant leads to a successful product. Janet says, "Marc stresses the importance of knowing your […]

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August 15, 2021
Why Is Information Architecture Important?

80% of usability issues are a result that users are unable to find what they are looking for in an application, process, or environment. Information Architecture (IA) can assist in organizing content or objects, describing them clearly, and providing ways for people to get to them.  IA is often thought about during a project but […]

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August 7, 2021
2021 Pittsburgh TechFest

It was an honor to be selected to present "How to Leverage User-Centered Design with Agile Methodology" with Tony Turner at the 2021 Pittsburgh TechFest. During the presentation, we had great questions from the audience. Thank you to all the attendees and the conference staff for the warm welcome. Congratulations on arranging this special event.

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Marc A. Majers

User experience leader, author, and DJ that is collaborative in each moment to inspire continual learning and positive feelings
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