Events

User Testing: Radical innovation through human insights

User Testing: Radical innovation through human insights 400 302 Border Crossing UX

On September 20th 2019 User Testing will be hosting, Radical innovation through human insights. User Testing will share key insights from their UK financial services customer study and host a panel discussion with industry leaders in CX.

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Are you heading to LBG’s ConnecTech 2019?

Are you heading to LBG’s ConnecTech 2019? 700 437 Border Crossing UX

Are you going to the Lloyds Banking Group: ConnecTech conference? Then we’ll see you there, as Border Crossing UX has been invited to deliver a talk on Why UX Matters and two workshops on how to use Critical Thinking and Creative Thinking.

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Innovation Festival 2019: Enabling the Rural Revolution

Innovation Festival 2019: Enabling the Rural Revolution 1836 940 Border Crossing UX

For the 3rd year running, CGI has invited us to design and co-facilitate their design sprint at the Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) Innovation Festival. We’ll be exploring: ‘How Might We enhance rural communities and the environment using emerging technologies?’

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Esther Stringer speaking at Digital Transformation Scotland 2019

Why Digital Transformations fail (and how to stop them)

Why Digital Transformations fail (and how to stop them) 1120 840 Border Crossing UX

Digital Transformation is no longer the new kid on the block. But the need to deliver a transformation efficiently and effectively has never been more important. That’s why I was pleased to see the immense turnout for DIGIT.FYI’s 4th Annual Digital Transformation Conference.

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DIGIT Fintech Scotland 2017: Conference Review

DIGIT Fintech Scotland 2017: Conference Review 860 472 Border Crossing UX

Dynamic Earth once again provided a unique but intimate location for Fintech Scotland 2017. Fintech leaders from around the UK attended the conference exploring innovation and regulation within the financial services sector.

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Turing Fest 2017 – our top conference highlights

Turing Fest 2017 – our top conference highlights 860 490 Border Crossing UX

Last week Calum and I went to the EICC for Turing Fest 2017. With a pen and notebook in hand, we took advantage of what the Strategy and Product streams had to offer. Here is a round up of my top three talks and takeaways.

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Turing Talks 2017 – using technology for good

Turing Talks 2017 – using technology for good 860 490 Border Crossing UX

The Turing Talks took place last month. A day packed with disruptive insight that challenged attendees to think differently. As proud sponsors of the conference and the Turing Trust, there was no chance we were going to miss this event!

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Don’t miss out on UX Scotland: 7th to 9th of June 2017

Don’t miss out on UX Scotland: 7th to 9th of June 2017 2640 1500 Border Crossing UX

UX Scotland 2017, now in it’s fifth year, is the conference for all with an interest in user experience (UX) and design. With less than three weeks to get your tickets now for the opportunity to connect and learn from industry leaders.

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ScotChain 16: Blockchain The Digitisation of Value

ScotChain 16: Blockchain The Digitisation of Value 860 489 Border Crossing UX

I was delighted to attend ScotChain 16, which brought together people from academia and industry. Here is my take on the afternoon and how Blockchain technology means the real digitisation of value, not just information.

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Social Evening

Join us for a drink at UX Scotland’s social evening

Join us for a drink at UX Scotland’s social evening 860 489 Border Crossing UX

Having been on the panel since 2013, we’re proud to be sponsoring the infamous UX Scotland Hemma Bar party! Join us for the post-conference social event, on Thursday 9th June 2016. Your choice of the finest drinks, Smorgasbord and fab people.

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Our News: UX Scotland 2016 and Border Crossing Media

Our News: UX Scotland 2016 and Border Crossing Media 2640 1500 Border Crossing UX

It’s that time again, UX Scotland 2016 is just around the corner. This year it has been extended to 4 awesome days of talks and workshops. As UX Scotland is a must-attend event for us. So we’re absolutely thrilled to sponsor this year.

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Esther Stringer talking at Eventit 2016

User Centred Design Matters: User Experience for Events

User Centred Design Matters: User Experience for Events 1920 976 Border Crossing UX

We were asked to present a Learning Zone session at EventIt 2016. Find out how applying user centred design techniques will improve the experience of your events attendees, exhibitors and sponsors – throughout the event lifecycle.

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UX Scotland 2015: talks, tutorials and workshops

UX Scotland 2015: talks, tutorials and workshops 2640 1500 Border Crossing UX

François was at UX Scotland 2015 a few weeks ago with the great and good from UX across Scotland. With a full programme of brilliant key note speakers, tutorials and workshops here is his round-up of this year’s event.

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UX Scotland 2015: Are you going along?

UX Scotland 2015: Are you going along? 2640 1500 Border Crossing UX

Are you heading along to UX Scotland 2015? Held in Edinburgh this conference is aimed at those with an interest in UX, service design and product development. This year’s conference is scheduled for the 11-12th of June with the pre-conference workshop happening on the 10th.

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FinTech insights: What Consumers Want

FinTech insights: What Consumers Want 1024 681 Border Crossing UX

Want to know what people really want from new FinTech products and services? Well so did we so we went along to the first Techstars FinTech Speaker Series powered by Datamonitor Financial to discover: What Consumers want.

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UX Scotland 2015: Early-bird Tickets & Call for Speakers

UX Scotland 2015: Early-bird Tickets & Call for Speakers 2640 1500 Border Crossing UX

Now in it’s third year, UX Scotland 2015 will be held at Dynamic Earth (Edinburgh) on the 11th-12th June. If you’ve been before, you know what you’re getting, so grab your early-bird ticket before the 27th of February. But why not answer their call for speakers too?

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Attending an Event

It all started with fish and chips

It all started with fish and chips 860 489 Border Crossing UX
Following the final session of UX Scotland 2013 I was confronted with two hungry speakers, Andrew Zusman and Avi Itzkovich, who were searching for the best fish and chips they could find. Whilst we wandered towards our destination we started chatting about what we did, how we did it and how we described what we do to [...]read more

Get the best of UI16 OnDemand

Get the best of UI16 OnDemand 860 489 Border Crossing UX
User Interface 16, the User Experience and Design Conference developed by the amazing team at User Interface Engineering, was held in Boston, MA (USA) back in November 2011. We couldn't make it to the event but the organisers have recently announced they're releasing the video recordings and slides from the conferences amazing line-up of speakers. UI16 OnDemand [...]read more

24 hours left to get free User Interface 15 resources

24 hours left to get free User Interface 15 resources 860 489 Border Crossing UX
User Interface 16 is a user experience and design conference. This year's conference will run from November 7th - 9th 2011 in Boston (MA, USA). Check out this year's agenda and list of speakers. Despite wanting to we've never actually managed to make it over to one yet. So we've always done our best to catch-up [...]read more

Watch the videos from Digital 2011

Watch the videos from Digital 2011 150 150 Border Crossing UX
Organised by Mairi Robertson of Interactive Scotland, Digital 2011 was held at the SECC in Glasgow. Hopefully this will be the first of many. The aim of the event was to connect Scotland's digital and creative industries. Now I couldn't network if my life depended on it so I can't comment on the connecting bit [...]read more