What is Usability & UI Design?
Usability is about how to do the best designs for computers, mobile communication devices, software applications, appliances, machines, and web sites so that users are able to enjoy their experience and interaction with them. The goal of user interface design is to make the user's interaction as simple and efficient as possible
What is TechEase?
TechEase is a first of its kind workshop in INDIA which brings together Technology, Design, Architecture, Visual Arts & Management students to look through each others’ perspective to understand Usability & User Interface design which is a necessity to excel in the industry.
Who should attend?
Students from India of any discipline, in the final or pre-final year of Engineering, Architecture, Industrial Design, Visual Arts, Management etc. Interested industry professionals are also welcome.
Why should students attend?
You’ll leave with new ideas, creative thinking, design methodologies, presentation skills, practical to-do tips. Knowledge to create usable designs. Speakers are world-class experts from MICROSOFT, Cordys, Convergys etc.
The Organising Committe:
The Techease the first of its kind National Workshop for Students On Usability and User Interface Design is jointly being organised by IIIT-H and UMO - Usabilitymatters.Org
UMO stands for UsabilityMatters.Org, that is a non-profit organization working towards design awareness and exchange of design sensibilities through interaction between designers and design sensitive consumers. It is a forum dedicated to discussing, improving and promoting the work of the Usability and Interaction design community in India. Here you can find bad designs, make-do design inventions (jugaad), feel good concepts and other Design and Usability related stuff.
Programs like UXINDIA, iInnovate and Techease are aimed at bringing industry knowledge and skills to the professionals and academics. Instill Design inspires students from various streams in thinking around UX and social change
The mission of IIIT-H is to contribute to the transformation of industry and society, in India and the world over, by delivering world class research and education, and promoting innovation and human values.