UXPA Minnesota

April Event is on Thursday 4/25

Due to Weather Conditions that occurred on Thursday, April 11, our April event has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 25th.

If you are already registered, your registration has been automatically transferred to the new event date.

UX Meets MBA: A Designer Goes to Business School

If great design can imbue customers with trust, why are designers so removed from product management and the larger business strategy? As a design executive with an MBA, McLean Donnelly strives to bring both worlds together to create a new model in which creative and design align with overall business strategy and company vision to drive increased profitability and customer engagement.

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Location: Horizontal Integration, 1660 Highway 100 South, St. Louis Park, MN

Date/Time: 6:00pm - 8:15pm, Thursday, April 25, 2019


UXPA Workshop: Journey Mapping

UXPA-MN and Prime Academy are collaborating on a Journey Mapping workshop on Wednesday April 24th. Take a look at the description and register for a spot! 

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May Event: Strange Terrain:
Designing Navigable Data Visualization

Registration is open for our May UXPA event at Fathom! 

There are hundreds of ways you could visualize your data, but as a UX practitioner you want to pick something your audience will understand. Like a lot of design problems, data viz forces you to balance the urge to use that cool chart with the need to serve your users. So, how much data literacy can we count on? What kinds of charts and graphs will people understand? Not surprisingly, the answer depends on the situation. At this event Jeff Harrison will take a look at some ways in which people orient themselves in different information spaces. .

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Upcoming UXPA 2019 Events

We've been busy planning some fantastic events for 2019 for our UXPA-MN Community. You can mark your calendars for the following dates:

  • Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Hosted by Prime Digital Academy. "Journey Mapping Real-World Experiences Workshop" facilitated by Ashley Aune and Josh Bartelme from Optum. 
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019. Hosted by Horizontal Integration. "UX Design & Business" presented by McLean Donnelly, founder at The Makery.
  • Thursday, May 9, 2019. Hosted by Fathom Consulting. "Strange Terrain: Designing Navigable Data Visualization" presented by Jeff Harrison.
  • Saturday, May 18th, 2019. Workshop in partnership with AIGA Minnesota. "U + X + D: The Intersections and Overlaps of Users, Experience, and Design"
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019. Sponsored by Celarity/Hosted at Health Partners. "UX & Healthcare". Presenter TBD.
  • Thursday, July 11, 2019. Not to be missed - the UXPA Summer Social!
  • Thursday, August 8, 2019. Topic & Location TBD
  • Thursday, September 12, 2019. Topic & Location TBD.
  • Thursday, October 10, 2019. Topic & Location TBD.

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Membership in the UXPA Minnesota Chapter allows you to have many excellent benefits; in addition to sharing and networking with some of the most accomplished user experience professionals in the Twin Cities area. It includes membership on the free mailing list.

To join, go to the membership application and select "Professional" or "Student." To renew a membership, login as a member, go to the member profile page, and click on the "Renew until ..." button. UXPA Minnesota has a free mailing list to help the usability and user experience community stay in touch.

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