UX Podcast – Mixed Methods


Looking for a great UX podcast? ” Are you a fan of #UX? Are you a fan of UX? Along with these more traditional UX research names will be experts on listening, improv comedy and more. This publication seeks to elevate salient issues in the advancement of UX research.

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Why Data Science and UX Research Teams are Better Together

Mind the Product

Chris shares real-world examples and lessons learned as User Testing established its Product Insights team, a team which is made up of UX researchers, data scientists and data engineers. Here are a few quick insights from the talk: Separate UX and Data Science Teams Miss the big Picture.

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A New UX Maturity Model


As mentioned in an earlier post on my blog, for at least ten years now I have been collecting User Experience (UX) and Customer Experience (CX) Maturity Models. Many people in the business world still associate design or UX with the visual appearance of a solution Click To Tweet.

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Utilizing UX and SEO for Better Marketing Results


How to employ UX and SEO for better marketing results. Let’s take a look at two of them and how you can use them for better marketing results: UX and SEO. Keep these UX & SEO tips in mind as you develop and execute your marketing strategy Click To Tweet. UX, or user experience, is all about making a customer’s experience with your digital presence as positive as possible. Digital marketing strategies must include strong consideration of both UX and SEO.

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Gamification In UX

UX Studio

Gamification in UX predates what we thought of as its beginnings. UX” falls in the same category, as Donald Norman mentioned the term “user experience” for the first time in 1993 (when he changed his title from User Interface Architect to User Experience Architect). So why still treat the subject gamification in UX? Here at UX studio , we think that when creating user experience, a well-built motivational design makes gamification indispensable. Other Web App UX

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Nine UX Research Methods Product People Should Know

UX Studio

Building a product without using UX research methods is like getting into a Taxi and just saying, “Drive.”. Luckily, I gathered the most useful UX research methods for doing qualitative and quantitative studies. Sometimes it makes sense to use a few of these UX research methods together to get the best results and find the relationships between different insights. This highly qualitative UX research method helps to get to know users personally. UX Research

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How UX Design Is Making Consumer Tech Easier


Especially the emphasis on placing end users and their experiences at the forefront, as we’ve been passionate about user research and UX design for the past 10 years. The fact that successful organizations are embracing UX research and user-centered design, and that wildly successful startups are implementing it from their inception, is a sign to us that our long held belief that experience is a competitive differentiator has become mainstream. .

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How UX Booth Redesigned Their Homepage With UserZoom


” This was the state of things when Marli Mesibov, Editorial Director at UX Booth, reached out to us about leveraging UserZoom to run a test on UX Booth’s new homepage design. We’re happy to announce that Marli’s write up is live on UX Booth ! Now we recommend them even more, based on our experience at UX Booth.” ” Thanks Marli and the rest of the team at UX Booth.

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UX Research System – How We Introduced It To Our Design Method?

UX Studio

Here’s the thing: the fact that you do UX research is only the first step in creating a bulletproof UX design method. Having an atomic unit as the foundation, and building something bigger with it forms a perfect analogy for UX research as well. From my observations on different people, as a UX researcher, I try to form an insight to design a better user experience. During different projects, we use many different UX research methods , gathering all kinds of data.

Cognitive Psychology in UX – How to Use Your Short Term Memory

UX Studio

Cognitive psychology offers UX researchers important lessons. As a consequence, UX/ UI research and design should value cognitive psychology. UX research stems from cognitive psychology, much of which has focused on memory in it. Let’s test it on our beloved colleagues and ourselves – like we did here at UX studio – and feel like cognitive psychologists for a bit. UX ResearchImagine you didn’t have memories.

How Can UX Save The World – Products For Social Change

UX Studio

To save the world as a UX designer or product manager? At UX studio , we did a lab project for solving an everyday problem in Africa. At UX studio , we made 50 portions of food for homeless people. If you are also interested in Product Design processes, we recommend you to check our free e-book, the Product Manager’s Guide to UX Design. The post How Can UX Save The World – Products For Social Change appeared first on UX blog.

UX Maturity Model: A tool to improve collaboration with the UX team

UX Studio

Our UX Maturity Model arose from many questions and issues, such as: How does UX team involvement in product related decisions benefit us? It related to UX experience and attitude (openness to feedback and ability to adapt). Others have had similar experience and have already done very good mapping of UX maturity stages , but we felt something was missing. They form the basis of our UX maturity model. Find the UX maturity model that best fits your needs.

The Reality of Trying to Apply Good UX Practices on a Web Design Gig


UX is all about understanding users and providing them with what they need. However, when you are working on an average web design gig there are some issues that may arise when trying to apply good UX practices. One of the biggest challenges that UX professionals face today is lack of management support. Lots of companies don’t actually realize how important UX is and how big of an impact it can have on their organizations.

3 Useful UX Workshops to Get Your Team on the Same Page

UX Studio

UX professionals are not lone fighters, but actually mediators between users, business managers and developers. A UX workshop can help you gather the team and brainstorm to make better decisions. In a UX workshop, we share research results with the participants and let them come up with their own conclusions. You can read about the UX research methods we use in a previous blog post. Get everybody on the same page with a UX workshop.

Mobile UX Design Case Study: How We Built An MVP For Wattler

UX Studio

Mobile UX Design 101: Finding personas. In our free e-book, called the Product Manager’s Guide to UX Design , you can learn about designing digital products. Visualizing data makes up a separate profession by no accident, so the task was challenging, especially from a mobile UX perspective. Designing an MVP always poses challenges, as it seems full of compromises. Designing one with a real mission motivates despite all the limitations on the time frame and resources.

How might bad UX design might kill you in the future?

UX Studio

But in some cases, bad UX design can severely harm or even kill people. As we allow technology to infiltrate every field of our lives, bad UX design could become even more dangerous in the future. We don’t have to look that far into the future to find some dangerous UX mistakes…. I had a feeling that bad UX is more like an annoying fly in the room, not a serious threat. How bad UX kills people? Why bad UX design can kill more in the future?

Seven Things To Know Before Hiring A UX Team

UX Studio

A product owner or manager considering cooperation with a UX team needs to know some things about us UX folks. You can read a lot anywhere about methods and UX design tools … But many things come to light only when we start working together on a day-to-day basis, the tiny details which only experiencing everyday interactions can bring, the “UXperience”, so to say. 7 Things You Need Know About UX Teams. A good UX team don’t base decisions on subjective taste. (We

Define the customer’s problem with these three steps


Product development ux design ux researchDefine the customer’s problem with these three steps Here at RealtimeBoard, we set out on a mission to build a universal whiteboarding tool that helps companies embrace digital transformation, manage remote teams and think visually in order to speed up internal processes and delight their customers. That’s why we are always curious about the ways […].

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Design Trends – 2018 Will be the Year of the Human

Mind the Product

Every year, the UX design team at Red Badger discusses upcoming trends, and this year we’re taking the opportunity to share our views with Mind The Product readers.

Your World is Full of Placebo Buttons (and That’s a Good Thing)

Nir Eyal

Building Better Products Triggers That Move People emotion placebo technology UXAll products and services, everything we buy and use, have but one job—to modulate our mood. The fundamental reason we use technology of all sorts, from stone tools to the latest iPhone, is to make us feel better. To prove the point, consider how perception of relief is tantamount to actual relief. Consider the so-called placebo […].

Why It’s So Hard to Create a Good User Experience in IoT

Tech Product Management

Throughout the years, UX practices have evolved and adapted to the latest technology trends, from the […]. IoT Technology IoT User Experience (UX Creating a good user experience for IoT products is hard.

Identifying Non-Customers for “Customer” Interviews; UX in Minneapolis; ProductCamp St. Louis

Good Product Manager

Make Enterprise Software People Actually Love; why emotion/design are important for #B2B (not just B2C) [link] #prodmgmt #ux. Identifying Non-Customers for “Customer” Interviews. One of the challenges I frequently hear about from product management leaders is that they are trying to get their product managers to better understand market opportunities and customer needs.

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Four methods to align your UX strategy with your business goals


Four methods to align your UX strategy with your business goals Here at RealtimeBoard, we set out on a mission to build a universal whiteboarding tool that helps companies to embrace digital transformation, manage remote teams and think visually in order to speed up internal processes and delight their customers. The post Four methods to align your UX strategy with your business goals appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

The Move From Product to a Service Mindset

Mind the Product

Service design has been around for many years, and shares much of its DNA with UX design. I also expect to see more and more product managers and UX designers make the leap to service design. In fact this is why we added a service design day to the UX London programme.

How to Build Technology that Feels Like a Friend

Nir Eyal

Using Bots and the Conversational User Interface bots conversational UI CUI Design UXIt’s impossible to ignore all the buzz about AI bots. Last month, Facebook’s David Marcus announced that over 30,000 bots have been built since the opening of its Messenger app to bot developers in April. Other companies like Google, Amazon, and Slack are welcoming bot-building developers to their platforms with open arms.

Using Experimentation to Drive Product – Stephen Pavlovich (CEO of Conversion.com)

Mind the Product

Data Driven Product Management London Product Management Skills ProductTank UX Video experimentation testing UX ResearchStephen Pavlovich , CEO of Conversion.com, talks to ProductTank London about Using Experimentation to Drive Product.

Defining the customer’s problem with a JTBD Canvas


Product development ux design ux researchDefining the customer’s problem with a JTBD Canvas Here at RealtimeBoard, we set out on a mission to build a universal whiteboarding tool that helps companies embrace digital transformation, manage remote teams and think visually in order to speed up internal processes and delight their customers. That’s why we are always curious about the ways […].

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A Product Management Framework for the Internet of Things

Tech Product Management

Featured Posts Getting Started - Intro to IoT IoT and Big Data IoT Security IoT Technology IoT User Experience (UX) The Business of IoTIn this post, I share the IoT Decision Framework I developed to help Product Managers tackle the complexity of IoT products.

Why Spiderman And Tony Stark Need Each Other – A Tale of In-House Design Teams And UX Companies

UX Studio

But what do superheroes have to do with UX?! In-house Design Teams vs UX Companies. There comes a time when a product manager realizes a product needs a professional UX touch to become lovable and useful. Maybe you are deciding between recruiting one or hiring a UX company. Also, the UX company can show tricks and gadgets to improve the quality of its work. An internal UX team can deliver a real advantage when it comes to communication and action speeds.

Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI, on being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business


Remote collaboration remote work remote collaboration ux design UX digital nomadInterview On being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI Melissa Ng is the founder of MELEWI, a traveling design studio made up of seven talented people based around the world. While living as digital nomads, the members of MELEWI have completed successful projects for McDonald’s, Visa and Samsung. […].

Explaining UX to Kindergartners

Pragmatic Marketing

Plus a Few Lessons for UX Designers. Here is the primer, with some lessons for enterprise UX design sprinkled within. Lesson for UX designers: Make sure the products you design are useful and solve the user’s problem. Lesson for UX designers: Understand your users.

Product Design in the Era of the Algorithm by Josh Clark

Mind the Product

Data input is actually UX research at an unprecedented scale. Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML) Product Design User Experience (UX) Ai Josh Clark Machine Learning

Design Sprints by Jake Knapp

Mind the Product

Product Design Product Development Process Prototyping User Experience (UX) User Research Video #Mtpcon 2017 Design Sprint Jake Knapp Mind the Product LondonDesign Sprints allow you to get to the crux of your problem and explore a solution, quicker than other ways of working.

Moving the Needle with UX Benchmarking


The post Moving the Needle with UX Benchmarking appeared first on UserZoom. User Experience Research UX Benchmarking

Finding Inspiration for Customer Journey Mapping

Mind the Product

Although there are many tools available that can help you to create a customer journey map, some effort from your company marketing, UI, and UX specialists is still required. Product Design Product Management Product Management Basics UX product culture user experience

The Only Product Metric that Matters by Josh Elman

Mind the Product

Data Driven Product Management Product Marketing UX Video Greylock Josh Elman KPIs metrics Mind the Product San Francisco MTPcon virality

User Research – Making it Work in Government – Katy Arnold (ProductTank London)

Mind the Product

There are no UX roles – it is the responsibility of the whole team. Data Driven Product Management London MindtheProduct Product Design Product Management ProductTank UX Video empathy GDS Service Design User reseach UX Research

How to turn a story point factory into a customer-centric team?

Mind the Product

Our UX minimum checklist for example suggests at least one user test each week to give you the feedback necessary to build a great product. A great UX design team can help you to facilitate different kinds of workshops.

User Research Tools and Methodologies – Morag McLaren (ProductTank London)

Mind the Product

Data Driven Product Management London Product Design Product Management ProductTank UX Video Lean methodologies stakeholder management user research UX ResearchMorag McLaren Product Manager at Whatusersdo.com talks to ProductTank London about User Research Tools and Methodologies.

The Lean UX Process

Product Bookshelf

Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams by Jeff Gothelf. Lean UX Principles. Lean UX is the way you do design in an Agile process. The beginning of a Lean UX project is a hypothesis statement which clarifies vision and goals for the team and company leadership.