Project role: Principal User Experience Architect/Visual Design Manager
I joined EMC as the Principal User Experience Architect on this project in 2009. I started on xCP in the early conceptual stages of the project. I've been a guiding factor in the project vision through construction. My work on xCP helps the Information Intelligence Group and xCP User Experience and Development teams learn, design and build the platform. My focus has been primarily on the UI Composition area for the Application Builder Platform and the runtime user experience design. I consult several workstreams including search, analytics, and viewer technology.
I'm also the visual design lead on this project which includes leading the implementation teams through styling the application builder using Eclipse and SWT, and rendering the run-time environments using ExtJS, CSS3, and SASS to create a highly configurable end user experience.
We're still in development of the 2.0 version of this project which attempts to bring several existing EMC products together under one platform, redesign these components for ease of use and consistent user experience, and simplify the way software teams work to bring their case-based applications to the world.
My contributions to xCP include extensive interactive prototyping using AxurePro, Contextual inquiries and user research, development of personas, significant work on competitive analysis, and delivery of detailed user experience and information architecture specifications. I've also been leading the visual design and style guide efforts for all areas of the project.
Due to ongoing work on xCP there's not much I can share online. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.