Engineering the Future of Software
16–18 October 2017: Conference & Tutorials
18–19 October 2017: Training
London, UK
Marcus Trapp

Marcus Trapp
Department Head, Fraunhofer IESE


Marcus Trapp is software engineer and department head for user experience and requirements engineering (UXR) at Fraunhofer IESE, where he supports companies in the areas of user experience for business applications, creativity and innovation workshops, requirements engineering, interaction design, and user interface prototyping. His motto is “Software is no end in itself; it always supports or enables business.” Since software is the most important driver of innovation for (almost) every business domain, software should not only be of high quality but also contribute to a great user experience. Marcus is an enthusiastic speaker on the topics of innovation and (user) experience.


10:4512:15 Monday, 16 October 2017
User experience design
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Hands-on
Matthias Naab (Fraunhofer IESE), Marcus Trapp (Fraunhofer IESE)
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A successful software system requires both a strong software architecture and a great user experience (UX). However, UX is surprisingly often neglected by software architects. Using Google Maps as an example, Matthias Naab and Marcus Trapp explore the architectural decisions behind excellent UX and the relationship between UX designers and software architects. Read more.