This is a reminder about our meeting next Tuesday, October 17th. I saw Mark Wehner's presentation at UPA in June and it was really interesting, so you won't want to miss this meeting. Come and welcome our new co-leaders Kimberly Paluch, Sergio Paluch and Jenny Gove.
 
- Mary VanRiper
 
 
On 10/1/06, Mary Van Riper <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Please join us at Intuit on Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00pm.   Mark Wehner will present his novel ideas and techniques on Researching Concepts with Comics .  For more details and directions, see: http://www.baychi.org/calendar/20061017/

We look forward to seeing you there!

Kimberly Paluch, Sergio Paluch, Jenny Gove, Mary VanRiper, Emily Hebard & Kaaren Hanson
(BayCHI UE BOF and Bay Area UPA leaders)

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Talk - Researching concepts with Comics
Storyboards in design traditionally comprise of a series of screens or wireframes. Mark Wehner's team has represented storyboards conceptually through comic storytelling. He walks users through stories to research concepts and reveal user needs. Mark will present a case study sharing his team's best practices and learned techniques, demonstrating what the methodology can bring to the usability toolbox.

Bio - Mark Wehner

Mark Wehner is a design researcher at Yahoo!, and currently focused on the company's local products. While at Yahoo! for over five years, Mark has applied a diverse set of research techniques to influence the development of numerous products, including Yahoo! Local, Yahoo! Maps, Yahoo! Store, and the Yahoo! Home Page. Within his role, Mark is interested in exploring new and unique methodologies to inspire product design innovations.

Location
Intuit
2550 Garcia Ave - Building 5
Mountain View, CA 94043

Directions: http://www.baychi.org/calendar/20061017/directions/

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