Podcast

#199 Physical prototypes with Kathryn McElroy

This podcast is episode 7 of 7 recorded at UXLx 2018

Prototyping doesn’t need to be limited to screens and pages. Making physical prototypes with electronics isn’t as complicated as it perhaps sounds. Kathryn McElroy joins us to talk about being a multi-modal designer, bridging the gap between physical and digital, you can think beyond the screen and consider the experience from a broader perspective.

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#198 Connected content with Carrie Hane

This podcast is episode 6 of 7 recorded at UXLx 2018

Given the benefits of producing content first, why do we still usually leave it to last? Carrie Hane ,co-author of Designing Connected Content, joins us to talk about how we can work smarter and better with producing – designing – content.

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#197 Mental health with Jennifer Akullian

Mental health is something that isn’t discussed openly at the workplace. The tech industry has a higher rate of mental health issues than many other industries. Stress, burn-out, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety. We talked to Jennifer Akullian, psychologist, coach and former mental health practitioner.
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#196 Accessibility for designers

Accessibility and inclusive design is something we’ve regularly mentioned during the years, but we’ve never had a dedicated show about accessibility in general.  We talk about what accessibility means for UX designers and what you can, and should do to make the websites and apps you design more accessible and inclusive.

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#195 Infused design with Jared Spool

This podcast is episode 5 of 5 recorded at From Business To Buttons 2018

Imagine you could just draw a concept on a whiteboard and everyone just got it and got on with it. That’s what a design infused organisation looks like. Jared Spool joins us to talk about the growth stages understanding and the growth states of UX in organisations.  Our job as design leaders is to help organisations become more design mature.
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#194 Research on the fly with Cyd Harrell

This podcast is episode 5 of 7 recorded at UXLx 2018

Cyd Harrell has done all kinds of user research. At the beginning of this episode Cyd tells us of the time she live streamed a user interview from a vehicle while the participant was using a mobile device whilst driving. There are times where a user researcher really does need to be fearless.

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#192 Values are the experience with Kim Goodwin

This podcast is episode 4 of 7 recorded at UXLx 2018

Organisational culture – or values – is our design medium rather than pixels or code. Kim Goodwin joins us on the back of her UXLx 2018 talk “Values are the experience” to discuss how we can enable organisations to make the decisions that allow great UX to happen.

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#191 Ergonomics with Kevin Cannon

This podcast is episode 3 of 7 recorded at UXLx 2018

By and large our focus in recent times has been on websites and apps, but increasingly we are going to be asked to design things in physical contexts; terminals, IoT devices, lifts. We talk to Kevin Cannon about ergonomics and UX design – The meeting point of traditional UX and industrial design.

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#189 Contrasting design worlds with Namrata Mehta

This podcast is episode 3 of 5 recorded at From Business To Buttons 2018

Namrata Mehta is a design researcher and innovation consultant, focused on bringing user-centered approaches to public service delivery in emerging economy contexts. We talk to Namrata about the challenges of working with UX within the context of a country with vast social inequality.
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#188 Designing elevators with Reetta Ranne and Jussi Hiltunen

Lifts and elevators are things that we love to talk about in UX circles. Every lift seems able to become the starting point for a user experience conversation. To answer all the questions we have about elevators we talk to Reetta Ranne and Jussi Hiltunen who are senior UX design specialists at KONE in Finland.
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