The UX of Big Data

Following on from my Dangers of Big Data talk at DunDDD, I’ve been thinking about what a good user experience for data analytics would look like, imagining the business user presented with useful, actionable information rather than notepad and a copy of the R or Python cookbook. I want something deceptively simple like the Google … More The UX of Big Data

#DunDDD Cross Country Coding slides and notes #xcc

Thanks to everyone who attended my Cross Country Coding talk at DunDDD. Hope the technology failure didn’t put you off too much. I really enjoyed the Q&A session afterwards, but according to the feedback, the talk was too short. I’ve got a few ideas following the discussion about coding across time zones. In particular, looking … More #DunDDD Cross Country Coding slides and notes #xcc

#DunDDD follow up recruitment discussion Thursday 29th November : What should companies offer?

Many thanks to everyone who attended the #DunDDD open discussion on recruitment. I would like to follow up the discussion we had about what interviewees should do with an online discussion about what employers should do. This will be held on Google+ on Thursday 29th at 7pm. See here for details and to sign up … More #DunDDD follow up recruitment discussion Thursday 29th November : What should companies offer?

DunDDD : What do you think about recruitment in the IT industry?

I’ve been invited to run a group discussion on recruitment at DunDDD, and to kick off the thinking, I want to know what topics you want to discuss, either as a job hunter, or looking for staff. What do you think about interview techniques, probation periods and recruitment agencies? What, apart from salary, do you … More DunDDD : What do you think about recruitment in the IT industry?

DunDDD

Just a quick post on my way back from DunDDD (slides and mind maps to follow)  http://dundee.dddscotland.co.uk/ It’s the first time I’ve been to a developer event in Dundee and I was impressed with the enthusiasm and commitment of the attendees, so I hope that’s a good sign that there will be another one next … More DunDDD