UX Colombo – The first meetup

The first ever UX Colombo meetup was held last Thursday(22nd August) at 99x Technology premises, with the aim of creating awareness and educating the Sri Lankan tech community on User Experience Designing. The meetup was attended by over 100 tech enthusiasts from the industry.

User experience is how a person feels when interfacing with a system

The speakers for the meetup

Shiran Sanjeewa – Art Director @ Netstarter

Pramith Rupasinghe – COO @ Solomo IT

Hasanga Abeyaratne – UX Lead @ 99x Technology

Kalana Wijesekara – Senior Software Engineer @ 99x Technology

The event was well organized, started right on time, included interesting presentations and freebie stickers :). UX Colombo will be organizing more meetups in the future, in addition to UX courses in order to increase the UX expertise in Sri Lanka. Below are some of the key points gathered from the meetup.

Why?, When?, Where?

UX Colombo


Key components which creates the UX in Software Products

Components of UX


User Centered Design Process

User Centered Design Process


The Paradigm Shift

The Paradigm shift

User Persona

This is a way of documenting your target users. By filling each of the four quadrants below, you get a better idea on the end user, and sometimes you might find out that the target user does not exist.

User Persona


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