Getting In Bed with Your Users

Webuquerque in February ‘12

3 Easy Ways to Incorporate User-Centered Design

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From in-person card sorts to automated usability testing, Chantal Foster will highlight practical strategies to "get closer to your users" in spite of deadlines and project politics. The session will include photos and results from both in-person and online card sorts conducted with CNM, UNM, and Creative Albuquerque as well as the recommended information architecture resulting from these studies. Usability tests conducted with APS and CNM will presented. Chantal will demonstrate the use of and and provide live card sorts for attendees to view and/or participate in.

Date, Time & Location

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
6:30–7:30 pm
One Up Elevated Lounge
  • 301 Central NW, 2nd Floor
  • Albuquerque, NM 87102
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About Our Speaker

Chantal Foster

Chantal Foster

Chantal Foster is a web architect, certified SCRUM master and the founder of, Albuquerque's largest community website. For the past 13 years, Chantal has worked on software and web development teams beginning with with SPSS (an IBM company) in Chicago and most recently in Albuquerque for clients as varied as UNM, CNM, Sandia Labs, and Silicon Valley start-ups. Chantal's firm,, advises organizations on web strategy and builds largescale websites.

She and her husband Alex Sielicki moved to Albuquerque in 2003 after an exhaustive search for the best place to live in the U.S. Here, they keep bees, hike, explore street art, and work to support quality of life initiatives.