agile

#206 The build trap with Melissa Perri

The build trap is something many organisations fall into. Building features for the sake of building them. Melissa Perri, author of Escaping the build trap joins us to talk about what organisations and product managers can do to avoid it.
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#158 Shoot for The Moon with Jaime Levy

Jaime Levy, author of UX Strategy joined us in the green room at From Business To Buttons. We talked about Jaime’s Hyperloop study – the personal journey that led her there and why. Andy Warhol, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk. We talk about the importance of having mentors and heroes no matter where you are on your career path.

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#148 Lostness

Episode 148 is a link show. James and Per discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention.

The first article is Decision Frames: How Cognitive Biases Affect UX Practitioners.  Kathryn Whitenton explains how we are all vulnerable to cognitive biases and the way in which we frame our problems can bias our design decisions.

Article two is Agile Doesn’t Have a Brain. Jeff Gothelf argues that the reason that organisations are working in an agile manner has changed dramatically over the years and now they are looking for faster, rather than better, ways to satisfy business needs.

Our third article is The Complete Guide to Measuring Lostness. Tomer Sharon explains what this metric is and how it can be used to gauge how lost people are on your website or in your app.

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Interview with @adrianh at #UXLx 2015

This podcast is episode 4 of 8 recorded at UXLx 2015

Adrian Howard joined us in Room 4 for a chat at UXLx. He regularly teaches and speaks on integrating Lean, UX and Agile methods and held a workshop on day 1 about User Story Mapping.

We talk to Adrian about what user story mapping is, how it can be used, how it can be “sliced” in different ways to provide different information.

#89 James & Per want a car not a skateboard

How do you build a minimum viable product? Inspired by a Twitter conversation, we talk to Russ Unger, Stephen Anderson and Jeff Gothelf about what MVP is, what it isn’t. Does it cause more confusion than add value? What are we trying to learn and validate? We get some hangups off our chests, and discuss how you and your product team can avoid some of the MVP pitfalls.

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#75 James & Per & Dave share principles of agility

Dave Gray of Gamestorming fame joined us in Stockholm to share some stories around principles of agility. Patterns to guide you rather than dogma to rule you. Does your organisation have a culture that’s capable of being agile?  How do you survive in an agile environment and within connected teams? Read More

#67 James & Per & Anna talk deliverables

UX deliverables with Anna Dahlström. We look at the problem with UX deliverables, explore being tactical and adapting what you produce to the situation, dabble with mentoring and find time for a “fika”.

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Episode 18: James and Per satisfy their clients

In this show we sat down at Kulturhuset in Stockholm together with Martin Christensen, user experience designer and agile coach, to talk about agile and how you apply it to multiple disciplines, including UX. Martin promised to give us a “silver bullet” solution for handling agile ux. Let’s listen and find out what it is…

(Listening time: 27 minutes)

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