Season 3 update from James and Per
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
1M ago
This is an update to let you know that we have reached the end of Season 2, a sensible 10-month season this time rather than more than 10 years! It’s time for us to take a short break before we kick off Season 3 on August 9th. We are already busy with planning the episodes for the next season – which includes content recorded at From Business To Buttons here in Stockholm, plus other new interviews, links shows, even a topic show! And content from Hatch Conference in Berlin. We will be taking part in Hatch conference this September and recording an episode of UX Podcast in front of a live audie ..read more
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Interviewing users with Steve Portigal
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
1M ago
S02E18 (#328). Ten years have passed since the first edition of Steve’s legendary book Interviewing Users was released. We reflect back on how user research has evolved during the past decade, and how the importance of user research in order to understand people and their needs is still crucial. We discuss in-house vs consulting for research practices, research teams and leadership, a rapidly changing and evolving industry, and ultimately the importance of a human connection in order to care about them in our designs and in business. “I don’t think you can consistently invent your way into su ..read more
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The President of Iceland
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
2M ago
S02E17 (#327). A linkshow. James and Per discuss two articles they’ve stumbled on. This time we feature articles about how certain features of e-commerce sites have to go, and how a design mistake impacted civic engagement in Iceland. Article one is The lazy load, endless scroll, and color slicing have to go by Bethany Sadler-Jasmin. “UX Designers have a unique opportunity to create safe havens online where we can help reduce some of that [cognitive] load or even eliminate it altogether. But more often than not, we inadvertently add to it instead.”   Article two is How do you ..read more
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Strategic impact with Nathan Shedroff
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
2M ago
S02E16 (#325). Nathan Shedroff, author of A Whole New Strategy, talks to us about how we as designers can have strategic impact. Through an expanded understanding of the context you are working within, and building both situational and operational awareness, we can bridge the gap between design and business. We look at how some of the “special skills” we have as designers put is in a position to help drive conversations about the strategic, societal and environmental impact of our work. “Everything about context, everything about markets, including customers, and competitors, etc. It’s all ab ..read more
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The rule of three with Ellen Lupton
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
3M ago
S02E15 (#325). Ellen Lupton, designer, educator and author, helps us stock up our toolbox of design principles and methods, starting off with storytelling in visual design, and the “rule of three” before we move on to linear and non-linear experiences. Will we follow the rule of three and have a third topic? We talk about IKEA and The Wizard of Oz, labyrinths and mazes. The use of colour to craft a narrative within larger experiences. The importance of pace, and that sometimes a challenge is good for the experience. “[Seven] is a beautiful number. It’s a prime number, it has an elegance withi ..read more
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Sketching workshop with Eva-Lotta Lamm
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
3M ago
S02E14 (#324). A slightly different episode to usual. Eva-Lotta Lamm joins us to hold a visual thinking sketching workshop – Eva-Lotta, James and Per have fun going through three sketching exercises set by Eva-Lotta that can help you with your creativity, team-building, visual thinking and much more. Grab some pens, and perhaps even a couple of colleagues and join in as we work through the exercises. Eva-Lotta gets us drawing Squiggle Birds, puts us through “pass it on” sketching – and then a “describe and draw” exercise. “Who’s this person? What happens afterwards? Does he get a new coat? Or ..read more
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Change leadership with Maria Giudice
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
4M ago
S02E13 (#323).  We are in the age of design-driven change. Maria Giudice joins us to talk about being changemakers – How we can design change in a complex world. We start by looking at the history of change management and how we are now firmly in the age of design-driven change and that requires change leadership. We look at change making and understanding different types of people’s reactions and how to engage people of who have different attitudes to change. All of this in the context of organisations where leadership buy-in and cultural readiness are crucial for success “As long as th ..read more
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The right question with Meena Kothandaraman
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
4M ago
S02E12 (#322).  Asking the right question and wanting to get a good response. How do we handle that as researchers? Meena Kothandaraman joins us to talk about our curiosity as researchers, the different lenses of inquiry we can apply from exploritory to validation. We talk as well about being curious and the skill of getting people to articulate their thoughts and describe something in depth. “Our job as researchers is not to just say, ‘I have a question that I want to ask you and you have to answer it’, we have to shepherd the team through a moment of reflection, where they really ..read more
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Building trust in AI with Carol Smith
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
5M ago
S02E11 (#321).  How do we know when to trust a system? Carol Smith leads the Trust Lab team at Carnagie Mellon Universty, where they conduct research into making trustworthy, human centered, and responsible AI systems. Our conversation highlights the importance of guardrails and ethical considerations in AI development, as well as to ask the right questions and to be critical of the work we are doing – in order to make the best systems we can for the people who are using them or who will be affected by them.. “If the system is providing the right kind of evidence of how it’s making decis ..read more
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Experience strategy
UX Podcast
by James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom
6M ago
S02E09 (#319). A linkshow. James and Per discuss two articles that have caught their attention. The articles in this episode are about pragmatic discovery; delivering value to projects, and how UX Strategy should focus on, understand, and design, across all touchpoints for the users – Experience strategy. Article one is Don’t get stuck in discovery with insights no one asked for by Martin Sandström. “What we should focus our attention on is less about solving the right problem and more, way more, about how we can bring value to the project.”   Article two is UX Strategy – What is i ..read more
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