The Tripwire R&D Team celebrating product launch with Willamette Jet Boats - (The author is in the background getting hosed)

Agile UX – Revolving Door Sessions (Rinse and Repeat)

First the fun part — here’s what we do for team building after a product launch …….  a two hour speedboat ride on the Willamette up to the abandoned paper mill in Oregon City….

The Tripwire R&D Team celebrating product launch with Willamette Jet Boats – (The author is in the background getting hosed)

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UX Lab Rats – Establishing a UX Revolving Door Practice with Customers

When I joined Tripwire a year ago to “do User Experience (a.k.a.UX)” — literally right off the road from designing mobile freight logistics management tools for truck drivers,  I knew I’d be jumping into something different and challenging.  But I really  had no idea.     What I did not fully realize,  is that in the IT security and compliance business there is not just  “lots of data to make sense of “.    Oh, no….. there is a constant broadcast of sound and fury in the form of event logs that may or may not signify something, plus a ton-and-a-half of  other STUFF – devices, platforms, applications, policies, owners, geographies, compliance requirements *phew* – that administrators have to keep track of.  No wonder, that people who are responsible for controlling the security of their IT infrastructure can get totally hassled and overwhelmed.

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