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Chris Steele

Software Product Manager, PASCO scientific

Chris offers broad perspectives with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Communication Studies with over 20 years of experience in engineering, UXD (user experience design), translation management, documentation & help systems, project management, quality systems, and organizational management across large high-tech companies and small start-ups.

MadWorld 2017 Sessions Presented by Chris Steele:

Monday, April 3

11:05 AM-12:00 PM

User Experience–Employing UX Concepts and Design Methodologies in Your Documentation

Track 4 Tools Neutral • UX • Documentation Design

Learn the basics of User Experience (UX) design, why UX is important, and how it is typically applied to software, hardware, and documentation products. Then, we look at simple design methodologies inspired by highly successful companies and based on academic research. You will take away practical and engaging tools to improve the user experience of your information system.

Tuesday, April 4

4:00-4:55 PM

Cultural Belief Systems and Communication–Build Bridges and Avoid Pitfalls

Track 3 Tools Neutral • Communication

Discover the nature of communication and miscommunication across cultural belief systems. You can apply these concepts to your content intended for localization to improve translation quality and reduce costs. Learn the best practices on understanding the pitfalls of translation and how to avoid them, all while working to maintain a culturally sensitive voice.