https://www.usertesting.com/

UserTesting

UserTesting is an on-demand human insight platform that quickly gives companies a first-person understanding of how their target audience behaves throughout any experience and why.

UserTesting's platform rallies companies around the perspective of the customer, so everyone in the organisation can make better decisions. UserTesting's platform is used by UX researchers and designers at some of the UK's top brands, helping them to gather insights from any target audience, across any experience.

UserTesting helps you see the world through your customers' eyes so that you can create experiences with confidence.

Public services must work for everyone. We’re looking for people from a diverse range of backgrounds to join us and help create change.

Create/Change

Public services must work for everyone. We’re looking for people from a diverse range of backgrounds to join us and help create change.

Create/Change is a GovTech consultancy working with policy & product teams on population level problems in domains like education, employment, social care and health. We also help the cultural and non-profit sectors innovate for social good.

We are a blend of permanent staff and a network of over 50 super-experienced practitioners. We’re expanding both our permanent team and our network: in particular we want to include more people who aren’t white, cisgender or able-bodied. 

We want to talk to:

  • Practitioners from diverse backgrounds who are interested in joining our network
  • People of all ages who are passionate about technology and user-centred design but need experience

Contact us at hello@createchange.io or ask the UCDGathering team to connect us.

 

Community Groups

UX Glasgow

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UX Glasgow is an informal, co-operative monthly meetup to discuss, share, and learn. We welcome everyone who cares about UX

Ladies that UX Dublin

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Ladies that UX Dublin is an inclusive community that aims to promote diversity, female talent and equal gender ratio.

 

Cambridge Usability Group

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The Cambridge Usability Group is a friendly community that shares an interest in user centred design and related disciplines. Through talks and social events, its aim is to encourage sharing of experience and provide opportunities for learning and professional growth for practitioners as well as those interested in the field.

Ladies that UX Bristol

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Ladies that UX Bristol is an open space for those interested in User Experience (UX). We’re part of the international Ladies that UX movement and host monthly get-togethers in Bristol. Since launching in 2014 we have over 600 members in our little community. Our meet-ups are a chance to network, learn, share stories, hear from great speakers and have fun. You don't need to be working in UX to join – just bring a keen interest! Whatever your skillset or experience, whether you identify as female, non-binary or transgender, our community is your community.

Lean Agile Network

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Lean Agile (Software Development) Network, Toronto, Canada, is a community of enthusiasts about Lean, Agile, Leadership, Scrum, Kanban, Change, Transformation, XP, UX and related topics. We gather monthly, on a social occasion to get together, learn from each other, network and find new challenges to grow. Lean Agile Network started in 2016, with a simple idea of having lunch together, as a community. Linkedin

UX Oxford

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Monthly talks on User Experience in Oxford. Consistently bringing you great speakers since 2011. Every month we invite a speaker to come and talk about how they apply User Experience principles in their projects and organisations. It is a relaxing and informal atmosphere. Come and join us for drinks, meet up with peers and listen to inspiring talks.

Girl Geek Scotland

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Girl Geek Scotland is a volunteer organisation which supports a community of women in tech, providing peer support, networking opportunities and skills development.   From public speaking workshops events to interview techniques, they aim to create the opportunity to talk about challenges faced in a male dominated environment, offer the chance to support your peers, and provide access and visibility to role models. Friendly, welcoming and with a goal to see change in the wider tech industry, get in touch if you’d like to get involved. @GirlGeekScot

Service Design Scotland

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Service Design Scotland is a network to support the growing service design community in Scotland — but we welcome people across the world to join us. People can be involved through a Slack group, face-to-face meet ups and most recently through our Distanced Gatherings. We also organise regular Randomised Coffee Trials. As defined through its meet-ups, SDS aims to provide: friendship and peer support, learning opportunities, information on employment and recruitment.

Les Agilistes

“Les Agilistes” is a french speaking online community created more than 2 years ago on Slack. We are currently more than 1 400 members, sharing messages on a daily basis. Our community is very diverse and welcomes anyone interested in agile, whatever position or experience he/she has. 

“Les Agilistes” is a french speaking online community created more than 2 years ago on Slack. We are currently more than 1 400 members, sharing messages on a daily basis. Our community is very diverse and welcomes anyone interested in agile, whatever position or experience he/she has. 

Anyone can join the community to ask questions, share a problem, an idea, an interesting book or article, or whatever information that may be useful. It is also a great place to network with fellow french speaking agilists.

Want to join us on Slack ? Invitations are available here : http://lesagilistes.com 

 

FlowCon

FlowCon is a community of practitioners, sharing insights, learnings, ideas, experiences and questions about team organisations aiming at delivering continuously a flow of value for the customers. 

FlowCon is a community of practitioners, sharing insights, learnings, ideas, experiences and questions about team organisations aiming at delivering continuously a flow of value for the customers. 

The community is here to share experiences and knowledge in English and French, whether it is about Lean, Kanban, Agility, Continuous Delivery, Product Management, Leadership, Beyond Budgeting, etc. (basically any approaches that may help achieve better teamwork and value delivery). 

Our community is an extension of the FlowCon conference (formerly known as Lean Kanban France), organized for the 8th year by software development professionals and aimed to a broader audience. The organisation behind the conference is a NPO, and organizers are all volunteers.

Our Slack will also welcome this year a virtual space used to foster discussions and debates about the FlowCon conference sessions shared by our french and international speakers on Product & UX, Tech, Organizations & Teams, Flow and "Out of the box" sessions (to widen our perspective).

More informations here : https://www.flowcon.io/ Want to join our community on Slack ? Click here : https://join.slack.com/t/flowcon-sharing/shared_invite/zt-h3ddz5qq-toPU6S_3mphUvWNvicyOYg 

 

 

 

Thank you to the following opportunity ticket sponsors

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Sponsors

We can create bespoke sponsorship packages for interested organisations. Alternatively, if you'd like to provide virtual swag, giveaways or other resources as a supporter, we'd love to hear from you.

Community Groups

A discount is available to meetup and user groups that help promote UCD Gathering to their members. If you organise, or are a member of, a user group and would like more information please contact us.