May Meeting Recap: Tweets, Feats and Automobiles

David Murray shares is adventures with team #DETchevySXSW.

With photos, video clips and great stories David Murray took everyone at the May Refresh Detroit Meeting on his adventures with team #DETchevySXSW as they traveled to South by Southwest and won.  Team Detroit was one of 9 teams from around the country that competed in the first Chevy SXSW Road Trip Challenge this year.

David Murray is the Director of Social Web Communication for re:group. He is also a member of iDetroit. David founded the Social Media Club chapter of Detroit, and is one of the co-chairs for FutureMidwest. The other members of Team Detroit are Audrey Walker, Henry Balanon, and Brandon Chessnutt. Continue reading

May Meeting: David Murray Shares the DETchevySXSW Experience

Join us on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 as David Murray (@davemurr) shares his experience and thoughts from Detroit’s epic win with DETchevySXSW.

David’s Background

David Murray is the Director of Social Web Communication for re:group. He carries extensive experience in social media, online community management, product development, and any project that requires creative out of the box solutions. Continue reading

2010 UX Web Summit Reflections

I was recently lucky enough to attend the 2010 UX Web Summit at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor. From Facebook, to Yahoo, to the person who literally wrote the book on card sorting, the list of speakers was a veritable who’s who of UX professionals.

The day started with a joint presentation on “the first 15 minutes”  by Daniel Burka, Director of Design for Tiny Speck, and Rob Goodlatte, from the Facebook UX team. Next up was M. Jackson Wilkinson of LinkedIn, with a presentation on the seven core principles of product strategy for UX designers. Continue reading