Application Development & Integration

User-Centered Design: Benefits, Challenges and Best Practices (Technical Briefings)

Course Overview
For well over a decade, UCD methodologies have helped shape the technology solutions and devices that touch our daily lives. In this report, Rob Stokes, Director of User Experience at Spanning Cloud Apps, introduces viewers to the world of user-centered design and discusses its benefits and challenges. In addition, we’ll offer practical advice and best practices that professionals can utilize to benefit their critical development projects.

Track: Technical Briefings
In-depth information on new technologies, techniques, and solution providers

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:
  • Describe and characterize user-centered design.
  • Understand how UCD is impacting the design of systems, applications and devices today.
  • Discuss the advantages that the user-centered design approach offers.
  • Identify the core principles of UCD.

Content Partner:


Speaker / Author:

As the Director of Design & User Experience, Rob is responsible for crafting the creative vision for all of Spanning's products and services, cultivating the wellbeing of the design team, and ensuring the highest level of quality for all creative deliverables. Prior to Spanning, he spent nine years at Frog Design, creating innovative design solutions for clients such as Intel, Microsoft, Motorola, AT&T, and Disney.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1898

Release Date : 11/01/2016
Expire Date : 12/01/2018
Credits :
PMI PDU 0.50

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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