My trip to Microsoft’s MIX10 Conference

  The Keynotes I felt this years keynotes told a cohesive story better than any Microsoft conference I’ve been to.  After months of hearing about 3 Screens and a Cloud we saw a fulfillment on that promise.  Demo after demo the same tools (VS2010/Blend4) and the same framework (Silverlight) were used to create applications that…


Why User Experience in the Enterprise Matters

Prior to coming to Microsoft, I lived the life of an Enterprise Developer for many years.  The technologies changed, the people I worked with changed, even the industries were different, bu tone thing remained the same.  IT was always asked to do more with less.   There are numerous ideas floating around that were created…


Are you a developer or designer in the NJ/PA/VA area? I’m hitting the road and would love to meet you!

Over the next three weeks I will be packing it up, hitting the road, and talking directly with Developers and Designers like you!  From Philly to Norfolk to Harrisburg to Pittsburgh I’ll be showing off in person everything Expression Studio 3, Silverlight 3 and Windows 7 can bring to your applications.   MSDN Mid-Atlantic Roadshow…


Microsoft Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio 3 have launched and there has never been a better time to jump into the RIA space. So how do you get started? Get all the juicy details here!

An Exciting Launch This week kicked off the “virtual” Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio 3 launches.  For weeks the SeeTheLight website had a placeholder countdown timer.  As UX Geek and Twitter user it was pretty exciting as we all watch the countdown slowly go down from days to minutes.  “ “10 minutes left!” came the…


User Experience in the Enterprise – Video Series Part 3

The final episode of my User Experience talk is now available.  Check it out here.   You can also grab the latest Powerpoint slides from here. Enjoy!  Technorati Tags: User Experience in the Enterprise, UX, Remix


User Experience in the Enterprise – The Video Series

I have gotten some really good feedback from you all on the article I wrote, and wanted to say thank you. =) What’s next?  Well a Video of course!  This will be an ongoing series with each video running 20 minutes or less.  Nice digestible nuggets for your afternoon, kicking off with my session from Remix. And now I introduce…


User Experience in the Enterprise, and why it matters!

IT Departments in today’s enterprise are consistently being asked to do more with less. But how do you accomplish such a feat? One of the often overlooked areas is that of user experience. Bad user experience can cause employee frustration and it costs money in ways not initially thought of. Lost employee productivity hours, increased…