Interaction Design of Complex Applications

Apr 25, 2018 · London, United Kingdom

We're hosting a series of talks around the interaction design of complex applications — think dashboards, dense infographics, tiny fonts, stock tickers, flashing text, complex data sources, and things that make excel look like child's play.

We have an interesting speaker lineup whose backgrounds include the Bloomberg terminal, Thomson Reuters' Eikon, and other big data and machine language applications.

Tickets go live Friday 12pm.

Thanks to Futureheads and EY-Seren for sponsoring us this month!


Talk and speaker details:

Yeevon Ooi — Head of User Experience, ASI data science

Yeevon Ooi is the Head of User Experience at ASI Data Science. She is currently responsible for designing the user experience for their data science platform product SherlockML, and establishing design processes for ASI. Her expertise lies in designing complex software systems with multidisciplinary teams. Prior to ASI she was at Thomson Reuters designing their financial market data platform Eikon and internal tools. Her talk will unpack how are complex systems different, the challenges she faces when designing complex systems, and methods she's found useful in helping her overcome these challenges.

Tanya Ahmed — Head of User Experience, QuantumBlack

Tanya is Head of User Experience at QuantumBlack, an advanced analytics firm operating at the intersection of strategy, technology and design to improve performance outcomes for organisations. The Design Guild at QB includes visual designers, graphics designers, data visualisation designers and businesses intelligence experts.

I will be talking about designing with data, and collaborating with data scientists to design complex analytics solutions; and talk is entitled “From Data to Design”.

Flow Bohl — UX Architect, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

At companies large and small, Flow has learned to bridge the gap between viability, feasibility and desirability. He is known as "User Flow" where he currently works, at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, designing complex applications.


We have a high demand for tickets and to be fair to everyone, we charge a small fee to limit dropouts which we refund if you attend the event and check in.

Refunds will be given if you cancel with 24 hours notice, or check in with us at the door when you arrive (and hopefully, stay — we take note who leaves early!).

If we sell out, the best way to get a ticket is to post a note in the event page discussion section below and ask for a trade — sometimes people can't make it and will offer their ticket up to the waitlist.

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  • IxDA London

    The London chapter of IxDA extends the organisation's mission to "improve the human condition by advancing the discipline of Interaction Design", through community, sharing, self-organisation and contribution to the practice and development of Interaction Design. We often run events on every last Wednesday of each month on IxD topics that are at the intersection of emergent design practices, ...

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