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  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Sun Microsystems
  • BT
  • IBM
  • Yahoo! Inc.
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  • Atlassian Software Systems
  • Disney
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Etelos
  • Ingres
  • JasperSoft
  • Kablink
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  • Novell, Inc.
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  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Tenth Planet
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  • White Oak Technologies, Inc.
  • XAware
  • ZDNet

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Jon Tan

Jon Tan
Creative Director, OmniTI

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Jon Tan is the founding member and lead designer for Grow Collective, a Web design, development and consulting co-operative in Bristol, UK. An advocate of web standards, Jon also has a special interest in user centred design, accessibility, semantic information design (SIDE) and microformats.

His work has featured in magazines like .Net and on numerous design galleries including the CSS Zen Garden. Three of his sites were nominated in three different categories in the CSS World Awards 2006 with two featuring as finalists. Most recently, his work also featured in books like the Web Design Index 2007 and The Principles Of Beautiful Web Design published by SitePoint.

Sessions

Web Applications
Location: E145 Level: Novice
Chris Shiflett (Analog), Jon Tan (OmniTI)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
Traditionally, developers and designers work independently, and this causes huge problems because their work is tightly integrated; each inherits the bad decisions of the other. In this talk, we show how to make such partnerships work with stories about how successful collaborations between designers and developers lead to a vastly improved user experience. Read more.
OSCON 2008