Post by Joy Smith Last week we held a lunch and learn in partnership with Boltmade where Yang Chen, talented User Experience designer, taught us how to conduct a card sorting workshop. If you've never heard of card sorting before, it is a powerful and intuitive research tool that helps you design a product, such as a website or app, in a way that makes sense to your users. Card sorting helps the user experience

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In software there a saying about people who are considered talent: "Smart and gets things done." Recently, REAP professional Matt Neill became the talk of the startup community for an excellent design created for local startup Dandy. Dandy is a platform that matches ideas through a community to build more successful mobile apps. Users can sign up and contribute in meaningful ways to increase the development and design of apps across several mobile platforms. I

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Running for two days over the weekend (September 14 and 15), and now in its third year, Fluxible is becoming Canada's premier UX (User Experience) conference. Held in downtown Kitchener, Fluxible boasted over 170 attendees, 15 speakers, and a variety of specialized workshops focused on designing great user experiences.  As well, Mark Connolly, REAP's UX Fellow in Residence, who co-directs Fluxible with Bob Barlow-Busch, has made special efforts to welcome REAP. REAP is proud to

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Repost from  Fluxible A fresh maple syrup stand, a horse and buggy and little girls in bonnets; these are all common sights in the wonderfully quaint town of St.Jacob’s, which hugs the north border of Waterloo. The influence of the active Mennonite community here makes it feel like you’ve been transported back to a time where the phrase “being wired” may more aptly describe a newly installed fence rather than one’s state of connectivity. So, one can imagine

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