What’s the deal with design? This week we sit down with Sara Summers, a Senior UX Evangelist for Microsoft and author of a Microsoft Expression Blend book. Join us as we talk with Sara about how developers can dive into design, what tools are available today and how to integrate design with the software lifecycle. This show is hosted by Mike Benkovich @mbenko and Mithun Dhar @mithund.
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Guest: Sara Summers, Senior UX Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation
Sara Summers is a User Experience Evangelist at Microsoft and has coauthored the recently published book for experience designers, entitled Dynamic Prototyping. She has a personal design mantra: happy, healthy designers and developers working and playing together to create beautiful, inspirational products. Sara loves to talk about big ideas, changing everything, breaking your toys, throwing away your designs and capturing new ideas. Sara reads everything she can get her hands on and prides herself in being an armchair social and cognitive scientist and researcher. Academically, she is trained as a technologist and visual designer, with a BS in Computer Graphics Technology, from Purdue University.