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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

#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 – lets’s get drunk and test web sites… for money! Read More

#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. Read More

#93 James & Per & Kim plan their journey

This podcast is episode 2 of 6 recorded at From Business to Buttons 2015

We’re joined by Kim Goodwin author of Designing for the digital age and UX executive at both PatientsLikeMe and Cooper. We dive into the merits of journey mapping. What it is and how it can be useful.

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#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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#87 James & Per & You

In the style of a radio phone-in, James and Per open up the communication channels and talk to you the listener. Our guests in our second listener phone-in show ended up being Wedge Black, Tim Wright, Heather Burns and James Mole McConnell.

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#80 James & Per are broken

Episode 80 is a link show. James and Per discuss three articles they’ve stumbled upon whilst dredging the internets. First – Everything is broken. Really, everything is broken. Can we fix it? Do we care enough to fix it? Second – UX without user research is not UX. Isn’t it? Does it matter?  And lastly – Hey designers: stop trying to be so damned clever. Is the cleverness of your design actually getting in the way? How good is your usability filter? Read More

#77 James & Per & Caroline answer your survey

Form and survey specialist and author Caroline Jarrett joins us on this episode of UX Podcast. Unsurprisingly we chat about surveys and forms beginning with the subject’s roots in data capture and motion studies. Amongst other things we talk about the four steps involved in answering a question and problems such as non-response error and coverage error. Read More

#71 James & Per & Jens gather insights

James and Per are joined in this episode by Jens Wedin to talk about design research. When should you do research? Why should you do it? How should you do it? How much is enough? Our discussion also goes into ways of working as a UX practitioner and we share a fair few tips. How do you move away from the wireframes business and become more of a UX-coach?

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#70 James & Per & Vimla

UX Podcast attended the launch of Vimla, a new mobile network developed start-up style by Telenor here  in Sweden that aims to be simple, open, and community driven. Read More

#69 James & Per & The Dirt Show

UX Podcast in Sweden stretches across 6000km of Atlantic ocean to join up with The Dirt Show in Boston for a crossover show. James and Per from UX Podcast along with Steve, Mark and Tim from The Dirt Show quiz each other about how UX and web development in the US and Europe. We field questions to each other about accessibility, browser and device compatibility, cookie laws, research and testing budgets – plus we finishing off with a discussion about scientific versus emotional approaches to UX.

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#61 James & Per & Costas grumpily innovate

Costas Papaikonomou is The Grumpy Innovator and author of Thoughts from a Grumpy Innovator as well as one of the founding partners of the Happen group that specialises in helping organisations transform their innovation success rate. We talk to Costas about his book and how it came about. We also learn about what helps and hinders innovation inside an organisation, some techniques for innovating, and how UX can play its part. Read More