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SA UX forum: Good UX makes digital teams work better at Maremoto

June 7, 2011 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm
A good user-centred design process brings teams together to focus on a single goal: making customers happy.Regular user feedback and an inclusive, collaborative approach to design makes teams happier, more productive and more successful.Two experienced UX practitioners will share their insights into user-centred design and usability testing in real world digital projects.Plus you'll have a chance to meet and get drunk/swap war stories with other people who care about UX in Cape Town.The…See More
May 15, 2011
Philip Barrett is attending Roger Norton's event
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Silicon Cape Networking Event #4 at Awesome Venue

January 25, 2011 from 6pm to 11pm
This time round we have and exciting service to be released to our community at our next networking event.  Come meet, mingle and be the first to know.We are also taking submissions for an elevator pitch competition, a 1 minute pitch on your company or idea. Crowd will vote for the best and winner gets a great prize. Submissions to rogern@siliconcape.comPlease note that there are no costs associated with this event. (Unless we manage to get through the tabs...)Just to clarify about the sim…See More
Dec 16, 2010
Peter McFall commented on Philip Barrett's blog post Usability and user experience design training
"Hey Phil. Good to see you guys spreading important skills & knowlege around UX. Good stuff. The deeper I get into this business the more I realize how critical the User Experience is. Have a good one."
Oct 4, 2010
Philip Barrett posted a blog post

Usability and user experience design training

We had such fun doing our UX training course in August that we're doing it again on 10 and 11 November in Cape Town.It's a 2 day course, aimed at people who want to make websites, software, or mobile apps that their users love. And of course more popular equals more profitable.It's great for designers, developers, marketers or product managers.You'll learn how to:- Understand the value of a good user experience - and how much to invest in it- Improve the usability of your website, software or…See More
Sep 29, 2010
Philip Barrett and Jacobus van Niekerk are now friends
Jul 4, 2010
Philip Barrett is attending Justin Hartman's event

Silicon Cape Networking Event 3 at The Old Biscuit Mill

June 28, 2010 from 6pm to 11pm
Hello clever and good looking people of the Silicon Cape (and beyond).The time has once again come for us to eat, drink, network and be merry.We will once again frequent the hay bales of the Old Biscuit Mill for an atmospheric evening, and this time you won't have to queue for the cash bar.Thanks to our friends at FNB, drinks will be on the house, and the same goes for snacks. Not bad hey!Now all that is more than enough reason to attend, but to sweeten the deal you will be graced by the…See More
Jun 18, 2010
Philip Barrett and Brett Jones are now friends
Jun 11, 2010
Peter McFall left a comment for Philip Barrett
"Hi Phil, sorry you can't make it but Warren & I will certainly lookout for Debre."
Mar 31, 2010
Philip Barrett joined Peter McFall's group
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Location, Location, Location

A group forum for the collection and discussion of information around location, navigation and location based services.
Mar 30, 2010
Philip Barrett left a comment for Peter McFall
"Hi, Peter. I won't be at the Silicon Cape event tomorrow night. Not sure if you will be. If you are, look out for Debre - she'll be there."
Mar 30, 2010
Philip Barrett and Peter McFall are now friends
Mar 30, 2010
Jacques Nel and Philip Barrett are now friends
Mar 30, 2010
Philip Barrett and Marius van Niekerk are now friends
Mar 1, 2010
Marcel van de Ghinste is attending Philip Barrett's event
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Design thinking transforms business: Prof Uli Weinberg at Bandwidth Barn, Cape Town

February 24, 2010 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Whether you’re looking to disrupt a market or engineer social change, it pays to spend some time thinking like a designer.Ask Procter and Gamble or GE or OXO or Volkswagen. They’re all using “design thinking” to solve problems and innovate more effectively. Business schools world wide are transforming to teach their graduates to think and act more like designers.Prof Uli Weinberg is director of the HPI School of Design Thinking in Potsdam, Germany. His talk at the SA UX forum will introduce…See More
Feb 22, 2010
Profile IconLeon Gazet Du Chattelier and Patrick Kayton are attending Philip Barrett's event
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Design thinking transforms business: Prof Uli Weinberg at Bandwidth Barn, Cape Town

February 24, 2010 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Whether you’re looking to disrupt a market or engineer social change, it pays to spend some time thinking like a designer.Ask Procter and Gamble or GE or OXO or Volkswagen. They’re all using “design thinking” to solve problems and innovate more effectively. Business schools world wide are transforming to teach their graduates to think and act more like designers.Prof Uli Weinberg is director of the HPI School of Design Thinking in Potsdam, Germany. His talk at the SA UX forum will introduce…See More
Feb 18, 2010
Philip Barrett and Deon C. Louw are now friends
Feb 18, 2010

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Who are you?
I'm an experience designer. Which means that I help businesses make more money by making their customers happier.

Software, service, website or purchase experiences. As the complexity of the world around us increases, I get results by bringing back simplicty, humanity, relevance, delight...
Where can you be found on the web, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc?
skype: philbuk (I love skype - it's joyful)
twitter: philbuktoo
blog: http://fronttoback.org (low frequency, hi-value)
linked in: http://www.linkedin.com/in/philbuk

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Usability and user experience design training

We had such fun doing our UX training course in August that we're doing it again on 10 and 11 November in Cape Town.


It's a 2 day course, aimed at people who want to make websites, software, or mobile apps that their users love. And of course more popular equals more profitable.


It's great for designers, developers, marketers or product managers.


You'll learn how to:
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At 1:03 on March 31, 2010, Peter McFall said…
Hi Phil, sorry you can't make it but Warren & I will certainly lookout for Debre.
 
 
 

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