Andries van der Meulen Blog

Blend 3 0

Blend 3

Most people probably already know that Microsoft’s MIX09 event took place last week. Because I am specialized in Microsoft development, this event has introduced a lot of interesting new stuff. But because there are...

Good & Bad in User Experience 0

Good & Bad in User Experience

When it comes to “good” and “bad” in User Experience Design, it’s all about making compromises. There are influences from marketing, management, development, design, sales, support, etc. In other words, almost every role or...

Meet Adaptive IT 0

Meet Adaptive IT

For those here in the Netherlands, my company has given the opportunity for those interested to learn more about Adaptive IT. The event is on the 20th of April. Look for more information on...

Integrating UX in your project 2

Integrating UX in your project

There are multiple good reasons for using User Experience Design in your projects. I’ve already mentioned some in previous posts and probably in future posts. But the question remains how to use it in...

The past, present and future of User Experience Design 0

The past, present and future of User Experience Design

User Experience is actually something much older than the age of digital computers. It’s about how a person uses a tool. In time these tools became more sophisticated and were able to operate on...

Good User Experience 101 0

Good User Experience 101

This week I will give some basic practical tips and information when trying to create a good User Experience for your application. You can elevate this to the level required for the project, but...

Why is User Experience Design important 2

Why is User Experience Design important

This question is asked regularly, by management, sales, development, and other people that are often responsible for deciding if UX will actively be part of the project. And without someone who actually has some...

Let me introduce myself 1

Let me introduce myself

Who am I? Well, i’m Andries van der Meulen. Now 28 years, live in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. I bought a little apartment there which I completely reconstructed in 2007/2008. For those interested, i kept...