UPA MN January 2011 Meeting - Best Practices in Mobile Web Design

  • 13 Jan 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Augsburg College


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Speaker: DeeDee DeMulling, Director of User Experience, Perficient

Topic: Best Practices in Mobile Web Design

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Augsburg College - Christensen Center, Marshall Room

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Program Agenda:
  • 6:00 pm: Registration and networking
  • 6:30 pm: Presentation and discussion

Refreshments: Pasta Bar provided: pasta, marinara, meat sauce, Caesar Salad, breadsticks, cookies/bars

Program Details:

Businesses know their customers are using mobile devices, but many businesses don't realize how many and just how extraordinary the usage trend is. Savvy businesses want to connect with customers through new mobile channels and will take the time to develop a mobile strategy before doing so. The best practices and design patterns present in traditional web sites are mature and often repeatable across industries, whereas the best practices and design patterns for mobile experiences, web and otherwise, are in their infancy and patterns are only beginning to emerge. The mobile strategy will need to be executed by product designers and developers that understand the business objectives, user goals and context of use.

This presentation encourages discovering business and user needs, then applying common interaction design principles when creating a mobile experience.

Speaker Bio:

DeeDee DeMulling is Director, User Experience at Perficient and has more than 15 years of experience researching,  designing and testing products and systems using user experience techniques. Much of her career has been spent designing web sites and web applications, and in recent years she has evolved to help clients extend their web offerings to mobile devices. She has experience researching, designing and testing mobile touch-screen interactions and has also found ways to bring those insights to non-touch-screen mobile interactions. She is passionate about delivering satisfying user experiences and strives to design connections between the physical and virtual world in ways that make sense.

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