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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

November 21st 2012:All About the UI: Technology without the gory details

UI (user interface) is king. Why? If software UI is not beautiful, easy, intuitive – and fun – even the most brilliant engineers and designers will fail to please their intended business or consumer end-user audience. The experts speak. Bill Newman: “Over-burdened knowledge workers are tasked with doing more with less. With the economy picking up, particularly in the US market, these ‘technocrats’ demand access to necessary, complex information in easy to use, engaging means.” Anders Raft: “The art of teaching kids to gamble is that there is no teaching needed." Ella Morgulis: “Easy,

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Mariano Kristensen

Mariano Kristensen, a Technology Manager at SAP AG in Europe, co-founded the Customer Advisory Office for the EMEA Region at SAP, where he was responsible for the implementation of new strategic products for customers. Working with IT managers and CIOs, Mariano develops strategies for turning future technological innovations into profitable solutions. Earlier in his career, Mariano joined Swedish Ericsson in 1997 where he held various positions in the area of IT and headed a team of enterprise architects at L.M. Ericsson. In 2004 Mariano started his career at SAP Denmark as Principal Consultant in the area of NetWeaver. Shortly after, his international profile resulted in many international
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Ella Morgulis

Ella Morgulis works on solution management team for Duet Enterprise software developed jointly by SAP and Microsoft. She engages with customers , partners and sales force to help close deals and successfully implement solutions built on Duet Enterprise platform. She also works on marketing materials and social media marketing, publishing blogs on SAP SCN pages. Prior to earning her MBA degree, Ella worked in various technical roles at a various startups in Silicon Valley, and as a project manager at Autodesk. She holds a civil engineering degree from the Moscow Railroad University and MBA from Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Ella manages http://scn.sap.com/community/duet-enterprise
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Anders Raft

Anders Raft is a Project Manager at Art of Crime, co-responsible for a successful global rollout of a quest-based MMO for tweens in 2013. He is also responsible for monetization of the product vis-à-vis the users. From 2009-10, Anders was an online professional poker player. From 2006-10, his career centered around I-gaming in various parts of Europe (London, Malta, Vienna). Roles included project manager at Antech Invest A/S in Copenhagen; e-gaming manager of poker, casino and games at Interwetten Ltd., Vienna; marketing manager at Betfriends/Nextpoker, Malta; poker product owner and manager at Bet24, London; marketing executive at Sportingbet plc, London. Anders is a multi-skilled product
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William “Bill” Newman

William “Bill” Newman, Managing Principal and Co-founder of Newport Consulting Group, is an author, professional speaker, writer and consultant with over 25 years of experience in strategy and IT planning across multiple industry sectors. A Certified Management Consultant since 1995, he has led consulting practices at Booz & Company, DMR Consulting, KPMG BearingPoint, and Grant Thornton. His strategy work with high growth companies – software start-ups, services firms, associations and green techs – has made him a leader in developing mindshare and market share in North America, Europe and globally. Bill was a national board member of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC USA), and c
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 18/10/2017 08:00 18/10/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap UI (user interface) is king. Why? If software UI is not beautiful, easy, intuitive – and fun – even the most brilliant engineers and designers will fail to please their intended business or consumer end-user audience. The experts speak. Bill Newman: “Over-burdened knowledge workers are tasked with doing more with less. With the economy picking up, particularly in the US market, these ‘technocrats’ demand access to necessary, complex information in easy to use, engaging means.” Anders Raft: “The art of teaching kids to gamble is that there is no teaching needed." Ella Morgulis: “Easy, fun, user-friendly WORK experience at work is no longer an oxymoron; it is a requirement today. The ‘iron curtain’ between work and consumer experience have fallen.” Mariano Kristensen: “As far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product.” - Jef Raskin (1943-2005), human-computer interface expert at Apple, 1970s Join us for more insights on All About the UI: Technology without the gory details. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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