Gamification is part of many company strategies already. Big and small companies aim for great results with gamification elements stuffed into their applications. Unfortunately, there is a big misunderstanding: It is not done by implementing gamified elements to rock the user experience of our customers.
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Education is important for us here at UXfocus. Our founder Thomas Grill was newly awarded with the „Gamification - Creating Addictive User Experience“ certificate from the Interaction Design Foundation which was designed by Janaki Kumar (SAP). Thomas ranks in the best 10% course takers in the world.
As part of her studies Julia did an internship at UXfocus. We have interviewed her. A short throwback.
UXfocus: Are you a coffee brewing champion now or what have you done at UXfocus?
Julia: (Laughs) I just brew coffee for myself. I was included in the day to day work right from the start and also involved in the relaunch of our website. In the last five months I have designed user interfaces and also worked on UX designs and evaluations like expert reviews. In my time here at UXfocus I have learned a lot in the different areas of user experience and usability and could apply knowledge from my studies to the daily challenges at work. I liked that a lot.
UXfocus hosted a 3-day seminar about UX-design and frontend technologies in late November.
First the participants got an overview of User Experience and Usability followed by hands-on sessions. After that they focused on "Mobile and Touch". Design principles were discussed and the course instructor, Thomas Grill pointed out the design mistakes that should be avoided.
If you are interested in tailored seminares, get more informations in our Seminar overview.
UXfocus e.U. is organising in cooperation with the User Experience Professional Association (UXPA) a UX Summer School in Linz. The focus of the 1-day Summer School is on "User Research", the user-centered requirement analysis.
Where: Factory300, Tabakfabrik, Peter-Behrensplatz 10, A-4020 Linz
When: 30. August 2017
Take part and improve your UX knowledge! Knowing what your users need enables you to design an entertaining, usable, and satisfying product, guaranteeing a good user experience.
The number of participants of the UX Summer Schools 2017 in Linz is limited to 50 visitors. So be sure to book your Morning, Afternoon or All-Day ticket now!
For further details check the UX Summer School - User Research Website.
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“I always wanted to create products for and with people ...” - Dr. Thomas Grill
Read our article about UXfocus in the new brochure
Linzpiration (page 49)!
Join the "Design Studio" Workshop in the Entrepreneur.Base at the JKU Linz, Austria and learn more about the Design Studio method.Register here!
In a multidisciplinary team we will work on a case study (Factory Notification System) to find a common solution for the particular requirement that all participants agree on.
UXfocus and the Base.Team
UXFocus is a partner in the IT Cluster.
The IT-Cluster is a platform from Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH that has the goal to link companies related to IT business.
UXFocus and Rogart Research are bringing User Experience Mapping into the B2B world.
Learn about your customers' and users' experiences with your products and systems.
Early bird: € 120,- (until 1. Juni 2016) Regular: € 150,- Registration: Workshop User Experience Mapping
The workshop topic "Personas" was emphasized and the workshop participants got some first insights into the topic and went away with some ideas about what "Personas" and about a process of how to come to develop first Proto-Personas.
UXfocus is now UXQB - CPUX certified!
UXQB, the International Usability and UX Qualification Board, provides usability certificates complying with the european norm ISO 9241.
Thomas Grill from UXfocus now holds the CPUX-F certificate and is registered as a certified professional at UXQB.
After a long road of pain we decided to refurbish our website. Please check it out! You find UXfocus presented in a clear, simple, and understandable way.
If you have any question simply use our contact page to get in touch!
UXfocus designed, prototyped and led the PASS project for Tecan Austria, located in Grödig, Austria. The PASS – Production And Service Software was designed and created to automatize the production to a high degree and on the same time enable service technicians around the world to service Tecan's new product line of Spark ® Plate Readers.