Category Archives: Conferences

There is no such thing as UX strategy

2013 saw a lot of discussion around the topic of UX Strategy. In fact, there was at least one conference on the topic and a string of articles. However, all of this activity around a topic doesn’t actually mean it … Continue reading


7 things I learned at Lean Day: West

Earlier this week we put on Lean Day: West in Portland, OR. The goal of the conference was to bring together practitioners of lean, agile, lean startup and lean ux from the enterprise and share their stories of success, failure … Continue reading

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Sneak preview rate expires very soon for Lean Day: West

I just wanted to drop everyone a quick note to let them know that the sneak preview pricing for Lean Day:West expires in 3 days – June 6th. After that, prices go up to the next tier – a $200 … Continue reading

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Announcing the lineup for Lean Day: West 2013

We’ve put together a truly amazing lineup for this year’s Lean Day: West conference. If you’ve been struggling making agile work in your organization and have been interested in how to apply lean thinking to your product development process, this … Continue reading

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Lean Day: West – a conference for innovative product teams

I’m thrilled to announce the next event we, at Neo, are putting on this fall. Lean Day: West will take place September 16-17, 2013 in the gorgeous city of Portland, OR. Building off the momentum of Lean Day: UX, held … Continue reading

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Announcing Lean Day: UX – A Lean UX conference in New York City

I’m very proud to announce the launch of Lean Day: UX – a one day, single track Lean UX conference taking place on March 1st, 2013 in New York City. Continuing on the success of this year’s Agile UX NYC, … Continue reading

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Lean UX presentation audio now available

Just a quick note that the audio from my South by Southwest presentation, Lean UX: Getting Out of the Deliverables Business is now available on the SXSW site. The slides are available on Slideshare. I’ll work on melding the two … Continue reading

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Why I spent my weekend talking Agile and User Experience

“What are you going to do this weekend?” “I’m going to hang out in the Financial District with a bunch of folks from various disciplines and locations to discuss the intersection of Agile and User Experience.” “All weekend? Um, that … Continue reading


Cigarettes, Wine and Design: a reflection on Euro IA 2010

September 24-25, 2010 found me in Paris, France attending the 6th installation of the Euro IA summit. I hadn’t been to a design conference in a while and it had been nearly 5 years since I’d been to a professional … Continue reading

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Agile 2010

I just returned from a week in hot, sweaty and rainy Orlando, FL where I spent the bulk of my time at the Agile 2010 conference. It was my first time at such a specialized, non-design conference and I was … Continue reading

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