UX Talk Tokyo #26

1) Managing Customer Loyalty with UX and CX by Naoki Endo.
Naoki Endo of BeBit talked about the relationship of UX and CX in relation to acquiring and keeping customers.

2) How Prototypes Speed Up the Design Process by Riomar McCartney
Rio talked about how a detailed prototype can speed up development, easily share visions, ideas and make a product more reliable when sending it to the development team.
Thanks Endo-san and McCartney-san for their talks last night, to Gengo for hosting and to everyone who came. Sorry for those who couldn’t get a space. We will be running some bigger events sooner to try and solve this problem.

Here are the links from Show-and-tell.

UX Strategy Forum
– Sociomedia UX Strategy Forum 2016 – May 27 in Ikebukuro

Tailor App
– Automatic stitching to create full length iOS screenshots

Tailor App

Prototyp – Rapid prototyping

The Future Is Near: 13 Design Predictions for 2017Article on the future of design from UX Mag.

Design Sight exhibition
Design Sight exhibition

画面メモSS – stitching app for capturing full length web pages on iOS devices.

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UX Talk Tokyo #24

Thanks everyone for coming the other night. Newcomers to this page may realise that this page isn’t updated often, even though the event is monthly. So, here are the links from the last meetup.

 

Create API’s from SpreadSheets
https://sheetsu.com/

Hack Your Own Bathroom Mirror
https://medium.com/@maxbraun/my-bathroom-mirror-is-smarter-than-yours-94b21c6671ba#.73h6davue

Applying design to the wearable
The Apple Watch hack: Bringing design expertise to reinvent the wearable

Chase Buckley – the worlds best UI thinker (wait until the penny drops)
https://medium.com/@ChaseBuckleyUX/the-future-is-near-13-design-predictions-for-2017-654761f12c45#.jw8l99qh3

Adobe XD, the newest prototyping tool on the scene
http://www.adobe.com/products/experience-design.html

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UX Talk Tokyo #20

Thanks to everyone for coming to UX Talk #20 last week.

Thanks very much to Mark from Tacchi Studios for coming and talking to us about Canvas.

Here are the links from tonight’s show-and-share …

intercom.io – from Mark’s presentation. They use it for analytics & emails on Canvas
Samsung S2 watch
How to form habit building products – Book
UI/UX event for startups on 21 October
Exhibition at the Design Hub
Stories that Fly – book
Stories on Board – Story mapping tool –

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Announcing UX Talk Tokyo #12 – “Lean UX in Practice” & “Succeeding at Page speed”

Many of Tokyo’s regular events take a break during August. It’s understandable … it’s hot, people like to take it easy.

Not UX Talk Tokyo. If there’s UX to be talked about, we’ll talk about it. This month we have two interesting presentations lined up …

1) “Lean UX in Practice”
Mark McFarlane (of Tacchi studios) will talk about real-life experiences of using lean UX methods on an app design and build project.

2) “Succeeding at Page speed”
Chris Kirkland (of Artweb & Tokyo Cheapo) will share his experiences optimising page load speed, and the measurable effect it has on conversation rates and bounce rates.

For more details and registration, please visit Doorkeeper.

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Announcing UX Talk Tokyo #10 Jun 25th, and notes from May’s meeting

Announcing this month’s event on Wednesday 25 Jun:
“Talking Type” by Ian Lynam & “Building TokyoCheapo.com to 1m page views” by Greg Lane

Thanks to everyone who came to last month’s event, and especially thanks to Naoise Gaffney (Patent attorney) and Nick Bowmast (design researcher) for their presentations.

Some photos (thanks to Nick & Jen)

Nick brought a Mr Tappy (mobile device usability testing device) for the group, which is excellent … thank you Nick.

If anyone would like to use it, please let me know.

These are from the middle sharing section.

Mark talked about a ‘Sketch user’ meet-up. Contact him on Twitter, @marky_mc.

Links …

UTMe – App for making T-shirt designs

Peekster – Shazam for newspaper articles

Project Naptha/ Chrome plugin that allows you to select text in images
Surface pro

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Last night’s UX Talk #8

Thanks everyone for attending, to Paul for doing a presentation, and to those who did short ones: Kazune, Yuka, Mark.

Thanks Gengo, as ever, and special thanks to Ryan for being an emergency host.

Here are the links from the talks:
Infogr.am – Automatic graphics generator
Lookback – Mobile UX recording
Nippon colors – Colour picking
0to255.com – Colour picking
Tumult Hype – HTML5 ios/etc prototyping
framer.js – iOS Prototyping
Origami for Quartz Composer – iOS/other prototyping
Sketch – Various prototyping

And Paul’s slides:

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Announcing UX Talk Tokyo #8

The next event will be on Wednesday 30 April. There will be two talks …

“Using Analytics to Improve UX”
This presentation will give a brief introduction to analytics, and cover when you should use analytics, what you should measure, and what tools exist for analytics.
by Paul McMahon

“Project case study”
A UX project case study.
by Jan Rod

The details and sign up are here on Doorkeeper.

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UX Talk Tokyo #7

Thanks everyone for coming to UX Talk Tokyo last night. Also thanks to Gengo for hosting, and Mark McFarlane for speaking. (I won’t thank myself. It would feel weird).

It was great that so many new people came. Hopefully you enjoyed it.

Here are the links that people shared in the “Something interesting” section.

Startup weekend – Personal cloud – This weekend

Spritz & Squirt – Speed reading apps/services

Google announces “Wearables” – More press on Engadget Mashable ReadWrite
android-wear

Tengami – iOS game
Screen Shot 2014-03-20 at 10.09.57

Quchy – new release next week with ‘Likes’ and ‘Comments’. Also, Loren offers advice/help to anyone on securing startup funding. I can put you in touch.
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Sony Morpheus – Virtual Reality headset announced
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Waygo realtime translation
Screen Shot 2014-03-20 at 10.11.14

New York Times API and some simple open source projects

Blog post from Layervault – talking about removing labels etc for advanced users

Video of interview with Tony Fadell – CEO of Nest (formerly worked on iPod)

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UX Talk Tokyo #6: “Mobile UI Design” & “UX Strategy diagrams”

There will be two presentations next week …

“Cross-platform mobile interface design”
  by Mark McFarlane

“UX strategy diagrams”
  by Tom Coombs

Registration is here on Doorkeeper.

Thanks to Markus & Ryan for their presentations last time. The slides are below, and here are the links from the link-share:

Peek from User Testing – Submit your website & get user video reviews.
Usability hub – Submit your website and get user responses to specific questions.
Lookback.io – iOS app plugin to allow user testing of apps. (Mark: “It’s amazing”)
Glide – video texting app
Hapon co-working space Shinjuku
And finally …
Some musical entertainment on the double bass

Markus Hebelein’s slides from his presentation …

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UX Talk Tokyo #5

Last night was UX Talk Tokyo #5.

We talked about failure.

One fascinating point came up from Gengo. They made a mistake with one launch which made it very difficult (but not impossible) for new translators to register on their site. Later, their analysis showed that the people who registered during that period turned out to be great translators. A beautiful consequence from what seemed like a failure.

We also did “Share & share a link”. These are the things people shared …

Gneo – To do App
Jelly – Question & Answer App
Codrops – Web tutorials & code snippets
Adam Magyar video – Pretty incredible video shot on home-made equipment


‘Her’ the movie – Movie. See the Wired article too
Ride the lightning – Thursday 23rd (next week)
One more I’ll throw in, about virtual learning to walk

If you would like to contact the person who shared any of these, please let me know.

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