NexUX people: Kenya Oduor by Benjamin Watson

Dr. Kenya Oduor is the founder of the consulting firm Lean Geeks and an Adjunct Professor at North Carolina State. She is a user-centered solution architect and people leader with past experience at LexisNexis and IBM. In this podcast, she discusses trust in technology, as well as the importance of user experience.  She also explains the value and challenges of multi-disciplinary teams.  Kenya is on Twitter at @koduor.

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UX Lunch @ the Experience Innovation Studio, July 27, 12-1pm by Benjamin Watson

Please join nexUX and LexisNexis for our first UX monthly lunch Friday at noon at the Experience Innovation Studio. This is a casual event, an opportunity to build the interdisciplinary and industry relationships that are at the foundation of great research and UX work. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP!

Antonin Lapiche of Optum (United Health Group) will speak briefly on prototyping.

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NexUX meetup podcast: Jay Dawkins by Benjamin Watson

In this bootlegged recording of our December 8thmeetup, Jay Dawkins, the CEO of PublicInput.comand CityZen, spoke about how technology is shaping participatory democracy. Jay Dawkins is a transportation engineer turned civic tech entrepreneur. PublicInput.com helps residents participate in shaping their cities, where things are still getting done. CityZen helps public agencies use social media and news websites to engage more residents online. Jay is on Twitter at @dawkinsjay.

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UX Lunch @ the Experience Innovation Studio by Sha Liao

Please join nexUX and LexisNexis for our fourth UX lunch Friday, June 29 at noon. This is a casual event, an opportunity to build the interdisciplinary and industry relationships that are at the foundation of great research and UX work. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP!

Thank you John O'Neill for speaking at our last EIS Lunch, and willing to share his PowerPoint with us! 

We are still seeking volunteers to speak briefly (15 mins) at lunches, including this month's lunch! Please sign up here.

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NexUX meetup podcast: Steven King by Benjamin Watson

In this bootleg recording of our our November 17th meetup with Steven King, we learned about emerging technologies for storytelling. Steven is an assistant professor of Interactive and Multimedia at UNC’s School of Media and Journalism, and a former editor of innovations at The Washington Post. He combines technology, human-centered design, and storytelling to create new ways to present information through virtual reality, augmented reality, and interactive data-driven graphics. Steven is on Twitter at @steven_king.

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