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The ROI of Good UX Design with Billy Hollis

.NET Rocks!

Good user interface design makes your company money! Carl and Richard talk to Billy Hollis about his latest work around understanding the return on investment that exists with user interface design. Billy talks about a spreadsheet he's been using in presentations to actually look at the cost associated with bad UI designs, that require more keystrokes, more searching, more time and more frustration. Great UX design leads to users that work faster, consume less resources for each task and a happier work environment. Good UX is worth it!

56mins

12 Nov 2020

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The ROI of Good UX Design with Billy Hollis

.NET Rocks!

Good user interface design makes your company money! Carl and Richard talk to Billy Hollis about his latest work around understanding the return on investment that exists with user interface design. Billy talks about a spreadsheet he's been using in presentations to actually look at the cost associated with bad UI designs, that require more keystrokes, more searching, more time and more frustration. Great UX design leads to users that work faster, consume less resources for each task and a happier work environment. Good UX is worth it!

56mins

12 Nov 2020

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Soft skills and keeping relevant with Billy Hollis

The Developers Road

About Billy HollisBilly Hollis is a UX generalist, developer, software architect, author, and long-time speaker at major tech conferences. He leads a team of world-class multi-platform developers at Next Version Systems, where the team creates and implements trailblazing UX designs for companies from Fortune 100 down to medium-sized technology companies. Billy has been recognized by Microsoft both in their prestigious, business-oriented Regional Director program, and was a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) awardee for fifteen years. He has also done video courses for Pluralsight and LinkedIn Learning. Website: http://nextver.comTwitter: @billyhollisLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/billy-hollis-next-versionEmail: billyhollis@live.com

9mins

26 Oct 2020

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Episode 31 - UX with Billy Hollis

Coding After Work Podcast

Jimmy and Jessica sat down with Billy Hollis to talk about UX. Is UX important? Many organization don't have a dedicated UX-person, it often falls on a developer to make a good UX. Can developers create a good UX? Guest: Billy Hollis (@billyhollis)

47mins

2 Sep 2018

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Episode 153 | Billy Hollis - User Focus

Developer On Fire

Guest:Billy Hollis @billyhollis Full show notes are at https://developeronfire.com/podcast/episode-153-billy-hollis-user-focus

1hr

4 Aug 2016

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Episode 57: Billy Hollis

The Hello World Podcast

Billy is internationally known for his work on user experience design and native software development. His team, based in Nashville, Tennessee, has created modern apps hailed around the world for innovation and effective use of advanced user interface technologies. Billy offers training on user experience design for any platform, and technical classes on XAML technologies, including the Universal Windows Platform. You can see Billy at major conferences all over the world, usually doing sessions to help developers to become more focused on designing and developing software that users love.

34mins

11 Jan 2016

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Billy Hollis Sees Design Everywhere

The Tablet Show

Carl and Richard circle back with the great Billy Hollis about UX design. The conversation starts out with a discussion on styling specific to the mobile OS vs. styling by brand. From there, Billy digs into different design concepts, discussing the value of metaphors that help users understand your software's behavior. There is design everywhere, you just have to learn to see it!

45mins

27 May 2013

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Billy Hollis on the UX of Tablets

The Tablet Show

At the Pittsburgh stop of the .NET Rocks Visual Studio 2012 Launch Road Trip, Carl and Richard chat with Billy Hollis about the design concepts around tablet applications. Billy talks about the differences between graphical design and interactive design - including the idea that an experienced developer is the best candidate for becoming a great interaction designer! As always, Billy inspires everyone to build a better app a better way.

43mins

29 Oct 2012

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Billy Hollis Teaches Us to Touch

The Tablet Show

Carl and Richard talk to Billy Hollis about building touch-centric applications. Getting beyond making bigger buttons, Billy talks about multi-finger and motion-based based touch gestures and how they need to be discovered just like any other control paradigm. The conversation also digs into the challenges of touch-centric CRUD applications, the impact of different form factors on touch and the potential of rethinking applications as a whole.

45mins

2 Jul 2012

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Billy Hollis Digs Into UI Design, Metro and Beyond

The Tablet Show

Carl and Richard talk to Billy Hollis about his views on where UI design is going. Billy talks about Metro, Microsoft's UI for Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8 (irrespective of the games being played with names). As Billy says, design is here to stay, and we need to think more about it. It's not just about controls, its about how your applications organizing your business. Businesses have adapted to software, and now software is changing - time to exercise the other side of your brain!

44mins

23 Apr 2012