UX Boot Camp: Day 3

4:30am. I slept until 4:30am, and I felt pretty good about that considering what happened the last two mornings. Day 3 of the UX Boot Camp at CooperU was all about Exploration and Design Framework. We started the day working on our scenarios. In this exercise, we took our persona and walked her through a […]

UX Boot Camp: Day 2

I thought for sure after day 1 of the CooperU UX Boot Camp  I would get a good night sleep, but alas, I was awake at 3:30am, and unable to fall back to sleep. So by the time I arrived at Cooper Headquarters this morning I had already been up for 5 hours, listened to […]

UX Boot Camp: Day 1

This week, I am in San Fransisco, CA. I am taking part in a user experience boot camp through Cooper U. I’ve been looking forward to this for weeks and thought I should blog my experience to help me share the information with my company when I get back and so I can refer back […]

A Career in flUX

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you have seen my thoughts on corporate america fluctuate as my career has progressed. When I was laid off in mid-2014, I swore I would never go back. But, five months later, I found myself back in an office. Looking back over the last few […]

The Waiting Dead

180 minutes. That’s what the sign said above the new ride at the amusement park. 3 hours! And people kept getting in line. “Well, it’s what we came here to do.” We said. We got in line and waited. We looked around at all the people. We waited. We studied the architecture of the exterior […]

Cubicle Required?

I’m at that point now; that point when I’ve collected my last severance check and the financial faucet has been turned off. I still have money coming in from a few other sources, but it won’t be enough to sustain us for very long. I thought I would be further along with finding other opportunities. […]