UX Australia 2013, a 4-day user experience design conference that took place in Melbourne at the end of August, has posted a lot of presentation slides and audio recordings on its site.
Here a (small personal) selection:
Agile ethnography in New York’s secret public spaces
by Chris Holmes, AnswerLab (AUS/USA)
A unique user research project which sought to explore the user experience of ‘privately-owned public space’ (or POPS)
Design at the edges: Mobile UX in the developing world
by Gabriel White, Small Surfaces (AUS)
Examples of how organisations working in developing countries are using mobile technology in novel ways to solve real problems.
Design research for emerging markets: Making relevant and successful products
by Andrew Harder (AUS)
A deep-dive into developing customised products for emerging market users and the unique challenges that Westerners face when we try to understand and design in this domain
Two models of design-led innovation
by Steve Baty (AUS)
An introduction to two dominant models of design-driven innovation: hypothesis-led and insight-led