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Wednesday, May 10 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Novices AND Experts, Not Novices OR Expert Users

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A user interface (UI) is like a joke; if you have to explain it, it isn’t very good. Like a joke everyone should understand a good UI. But, just because everyone can understand the UI doesn’t mean that all users will approach it with the same domain knowledge and familiarity. Creating an adaptable user interface that will work for novices and experts requires design and usability knowledge. This session will review the spectrum of user skills and knowledge, examine how to design for both, and cover common user interface components that can be adapted to support both novices and experts.

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Laurian Vega

Senior User Experience Engineer, Next Century Corporation
I'm a UX lead on a team of about 100 engineers, five of us are UX, where we run a suite of software that helps the government conduct their business. Currently I'm working on about 15 different tools. We design for all different kinds of users with varying needs, use cases, and personalities... Read More →

Wednesday May 10, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
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