Please join us for a wonderful talk by Beth Loring on conducting user research in clinical settings. Even if you don't currently work on medical devices, you will learn great tips on research facilitation from one of the best in the industry!
Beth will start with a high-level overview of the medical device human factors/usability engineering (HF/UE) process to meet FDA and international regulations. She will then discuss best practices for conducting contextual inquiries in clinical settings such as hospitals and show examples of data analysis methods and deliverables. The...
Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
A revolutionary conference, gathering more than 600 cross-disciplinary thinkers and practitioners in one space. Through an inspired mix of thought-provoking talks, workshops, and discussions, HxRefactored applies design, science, evidence, and theory to re-imagine the entire health journey, and find new ways to actually deliver that vision. Now in its seventh year, HxRefactored will take place in Cambridge, MA on June 20 & 21, 2017. Agenda and Speakers to be announced soon!
IBM Watson Research, 1 Rogers St., Cambridge, MA 02142
Presenter: Jürgen Steimle, Professor, Saarland University and Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Informatics.
Central aspects of Mark Weiser's vision of Ubiquitous Computing have become reality. However, the rigid nature of today's interactive surfaces is limiting in several ways: it not only restricts the embedding of user interfaces in the physical environment, but also limits mobile use, interaction, and customization. These problems can be addressed through a research focus on future forms of interactive surfaces which are deformable, stretchable, and support...
Bentley University La Cava Center, Rm. 325, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452
Mobile is still among the most talked about topics – especially within ecommerce, where it frequently constitutes 50% of all internet traffic and is projected to continue to increase year over year. Mobile shoppers are not simply accessing a website from a smaller screen but have a completely distinctive set of requirements and challenges than desktop shoppers.
Research findings have shown that mobile opportunity is enormous, and with the introduction of Apple Pay for the web, shopper adoption will only increase. It is evident that brands that are not actively developing and...
Design principles have become a strategic lever for organizations to solve their deepest challenges around customer experience and innovation. When design strategy and human-centered innovation is applied to healthcare, dramatic improvements occur in the effective and efficient care of patients. Join us for a discussion that explores the key themes, trends and approaches to designing future healthcare experiences.
ezCater, 101 Arch Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02110
The mindsets and methods of design thinking can equip you to understand and find creative solutions for ambiguous problems. In this interactive session, participants will apply principles of design thinking in order to reframe challenges and seek creative solutions for their personal and professional lives.
Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
The CIO Council at Harvard University proudly presents the Seventh Annual IT Summit, an opportunity for University IT staff, key partners, and faculty to explore technology innovations and best practices in higher education. Harvard faculty and staff will present on a wide variety of IT projects and initiatives. External industry practitioners will participate in an exhibition space and educational sessions to share information and demonstrate on industry trends and practices.
How can chatbots learn from existing VUI design? What makes these new interfaces different, and how are they similar? Where do the Alexas and Siris come into the mix? We’ll discuss text-based vs. voice-based conversational user interfaces, and the landscape of Conversational User Interfaces, now and into the future.