This week saw the launch of a new toolkit for User Experience in Life Sciences (UXLS) comprising UX case studies, methods, and metrics (see the press release Feb 13). This toolkit is truly pioneering because it is tailored to support healthcare, diagnostics and life-science companies in designing better, more intuitive digital products to accelerate their R&D. Since the UX toolkit is designed by practitioners already working in R&D life science, it reflects their collective wisdom and real day-to-day experience of operating in this challenging industry. Indeed, the project was…Continue Reading “User Experience Toolkit from Pistoia Alliance Accelerates Life Science R&D”

Do you want to find out the latest about our User Experience for Life Sciences (UXLS) project? Then check out this brand new poster, which was presented by our project champion Pat Keller at the Pistoia Alliance conference in Boston on 10 October.  Thanks Pat!

Empowering scientists to work better, faster, and easier by applying UCD principles and UX process by Pat Keller, Novartis

Although I am biased (being one of the organisers) I am very happy to report that the joint ‘EMBL-EBI Industry Programme’/’Pistoia Alliance’ pre-competitive workshop on “Success in life science R&D through user experience design” was a triumph. The meeting took place this week at EMBL-EBI on the Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge UK and was attended by 35 delegates representing diverse pharmaceutical, agri-food, scientific software, and design companies.  The meeting was chaired by our excellent moderator, Nick Skinner of Poppyfish, with the support of a…Continue Reading “Sketchnotes from the Workshop: “Success in life science R&D through UX design””