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Reports and narrative about research and development around usability and accessibility, including our own work as well as others’

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Dec
22
2017

Business analysis & user experience – UX meetup 25 January

Our next user focused meet up happens 25 January 2018, with guest speakers Clare Barnett and Hilary Brownlie from Registers of Scotland talking about the complimentary roles of business analysts and user experience professionals.

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Dec
19
2017

A year of continuous improvement with Helpline

The end of 2017 marks the first anniversary of our collaboration with IS Helpline to iteratively improve their IT help provision. A year in, we look back at some of our achievements in the process of improving the user experience around IT support at the University.

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Dec
15
2017

Designing intentional user experiences – summary of our December meet up

This week we welcomed Stephen Denning, Director of User Experience (UX) with Edinburgh consultants User Vision as our guest speaker at our lunchtime meet up, before a lively discussion of hot topics the group wanted to explore.

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Nov
24
2017

Designing Intentional User Experiences – our December UX Meetup

Stephen Denning, Director of User Experience (UX) with Edinburgh consultants User Vision is our guest speaker this month. He’s going to talk about how achieving great experiences relate to an organisation’s mindset. The session is Wednesday 13 December.

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Oct
30
2017

Improving the HR Learning and Development website

The University Website Programme have been working with University HR Services (UHRS) to improve their website and their digital communications more broadly. As part of this project, we helped the Learning and Development team make their section of the HR website easier to use and more manageable for site publishers.

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Oct
19
2017

Our first UX meetup – Letting the guerrilla loose

Yesterday we held the first of hopefully many lunchtime UX meetup sessions for colleagues interested in making websites, products and services for useful and user-friendly. We started with a seminar on guerrilla user research from Marty Dunlop, before spending 45 minutes in a lively debate of topics chosen by the group.

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Oct
16
2017

UX Showcase – bringing colleagues up to date with our UX services

The latest UX Showcase session held on 13 October outlined the recent activity surrounding our user experience services. This was our second such event, and it was great to see a wide range of attendees continuing to demonstrate their interest in the UX activities happening at the University.

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