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#170 Discovery with Dan Brown

This podcast is episode 6 of 6 recorded at EuroIA 2017

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. (more…)

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#153 Ruthless Prioritisation

Episode 153 is a link show. James and Per discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention. Article one is Ruthless Prioritization by Brandon Chu. “All high functioning teams must prioritize. Not once a month, not once a week, but rigorously, and ruthlessly.” The second article we discuss is How a knowledge kanban board can help […]

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#149 War Stories with Steve Portigal

For a number of years Steve Portigal has been collecting user research war stories. The stories describe experiences researchers have had whilst doing fieldwork. Awkward, morally challenging, painful, unsuccessful. We talk to Steve about the benefits of sharing our stories – good and bad – and the ethically challenging situations that field research can place […]

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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 […]

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#141 The death of web design

Episode 141 is a link show. James and Per discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention. The first article has the title Is web design dead in 2016? Marcus Bransbury suggests that web design is shifting focus from aesthetics to user experience. The death of web design, or perhaps it’s the birth of design standards? Article […]

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#132 Listener phone-in

James, Per and Danwei open the video channels for the 7th UX Podcast Listener phone-in. On a warm Friday afternoon in June we took questions and calls from listeners. We’ve extracted some highlights from the 2-hour live session and condensed them into this regular 30 minute episode. The topics covered in this listener phone-in were: Guerrilla research, ridiculous […]

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#120 Product management & UX with Melissa Perri

This podcast is episode 1 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Melissa Perri has a background as both a product manager and a UX-er. We learn more about the overlap between the two disciplines and discuss some of the issues surrounding their convergence. Melissa also shared some advice about applying lean methodologies to your organisation including working with hypotheses and building to learn. (Listening time: 51 minutes, transcript) Episode […]

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#102 Story mapping & analytics with Adrian Howard & Mike Beasley

Interviews with Adrian Howard and Mike Beasley recorded at UXLx 2015. Adrian regularly teaches and speaks on integrating Lean, UX and Agile methods and Mike is the author of Practical Web Analytics for User Experience. First we talk to Adrian about story mapping and learn about the differences between story mapping and journey mapping as well […]

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Interview with @uxmikebeasley at #UXLx 2015

This podcast is episode 6 of 8 recorded at UXLx 2015

Interview with Mike Beasley at UXLx 2015. Mike held the workshop Web Analytics for User Experience. Web analytics are an important part of the user research toolkit, we chatted about some of the ways it can be used and how you can get started. Interview with @uxmikebeasley about web analytics for user experience at #UXLx 2015 — […]

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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 […]

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#96 James & Per give micro-feedback

Episode 96 is a linkshow. James and Per discuss three articles they’ve stumbled upon whilst roaming the internet. First – Leisa Reichelt tweeted that she thought domain expertise was at times a hindrance. We discuss her in-depth follow-up blog post. Second – Micro-feedback. Seizing opportunities at specific points to collect little bits of feedback to aid your research efforts. Third […]

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#94 James & Per & You

In the style of a radio phone-in, James and Per open the door and invite in you, the listener. Our guests in our third listener phone-in ended up being James Buller, Jesper Bylund, Dan Turner, and Tim Wright. Agency, in-house or freelance? What kind of job is best when starting out in UX? How do […]

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