Working with domain experts is an important part of product design, yet it’s rarely covered by design courses where the focus tends to be on working with users. Find out when you should be working with domain experts, how to go about doing this and some hints and tips to ensure that you get the most out of their expertise.
Being a designer can suck when the harsh realities of the real world repeatedly crush your design dreams. Get some tips for minimising the chances of this happening and for dealing with it if it does.
Design sprints are great if you can get everyone in the same room, but what if you can’t do that? What if you’re forced to run a remote design sprint? Find out some top tips to ensure that your remote design sprints are just as successful as when everyone is co-located.
“Great designers don’t fall in love with their solution. Great designers fall in love with the problem” – Jared Spool. Find out why every design should start with the problem and how to use problem statements to build a shared understanding of the problem being solved.
Is the UX industry suffering from an identify crisis? I think so. Here are 3 things we can do about it.
Designs sprints are a great way to help answer critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with users. However, the common 5-day design sprint is not as user-centred as it could be. Find out how to carry out a more user-centred 5-day design sprint along with some hints and tips for running design sprints.
As a UX or UI designer surely you should be designing lots and lots of interfaces. That’s your job isn’t it? Well, no. Find out why the best interface is just enough of an interface.
Manifesto (noun) – A public declaration of intentions, opinions, objectives, or motives. Inspired by the well known Agile manifesto, find out what I believe to be true as I set out my own my UX manifesto.
Find out what 10 key lessons I took away from UX Cambridge 2016 – A community-driven, practical User Experience conference in the heart of Cambridge.
Here are 10 UX related books that I thoroughly recommend you add to your reading list.