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UXPodcast™ is a twice-monthly digital design podcast sharing insights about business, technology and people since 2011. We want to push the boundaries of how user experience is perceived and boost your confidence in the work you do.

James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom

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#170 Discovery with Dan Brown

We need to ask the big hard questions at the beginning of the process so we can make good design decisions later. We talk to Dan Brown about the discovery phase or perhaps as Dan suggests the discovery mindset.

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#169 Reintroduction to Information Architecture with Donna Spencer

We get a reintroduction to information architecture with Donna Spencer. Donna shares with us some of the methods and tools she teaches as part of her workshops as well as look at some of the challenges that information projects...

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Journey number 6 with @Acuity_Design at #euroia17

Journey number 6. Take bus number 53 into town. As part of his Walking Through Information workshop, Alastair Somerville got everyone to go outside. Multiple times. One of the exercises involved exploring an number of tasks – Visit the...

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#168 Articulating more design decisions with Tom Greever

2 years since Tom’s book Articulating Design Decisions was released we catch up with him again and ask what he’s learnt – is there anything he would now do differently? What have readers of the book found challenging?

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#euroIA17 interview with co-chairs Francis, Angus & Raffaella

Ahead of EuroIA Summit 2017 to be held here in Stockholm, Sweden we talk to the three co-chairs who have been in charge of deciding the theme and overseeing the selection of talks and workshops to be included in...

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#167 As a user…

Episode 167 is a link show. James and Per discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention.

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YOUR HOSTS

James Royal-Lawson

Designer, web analyst and optimiser. I’ve been experimenting with, creating and managing digital activities since going online as a teenager in 1986 and professionally since the late 90s.

Over 100 consultancy projects spanning small companies to large multi-nationals. Using data to feed the design process makes my eyes light up. My degree is in economics.

My reason for doing what I do
I have an endless curiosity. My work gives me the opportunity to constantly feed that curiosity and never stop learning. I get a huge amount of satisfaction from planting the seeds that eventually grow to allow people to make the progress they were hoping for.

You can find James as @beantin on Twitter.

Per Axbom

Designer, coach and visual explainer. Computer geek since 1982. Over 60 consultancy projects have included  booking systems, search tools and citizen services, with a focus in later years on e-health and online therapy. My degree is in communication science.

My reason for doing what I do
I feel most rewarded when I am able to help others overcome challenges and reach “aha” moments. I’ve found that the best way for me to do this is by listening and bridging knowledge gaps through a multimedia language. To stay relevant, and have fun, I make sure to also push myself to learn, explore and experiment with new formats.

You can find Per as @axbom on Twitter.

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