Ever wonder what series of events led to this thing we call UX? In this excerpt from her book, Leah Buley explains our storied history, spanning the fields of business, design, and technology.
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It’s not unusual for user-centered designers to feel isolated. In this interview we ask Leah Buley, author of the recently released book UX Team of One, how designers can cross the chasm and co-create.
How might a team of researchers stay in sync? In the second of this two-part interview series, user researcher Steve Portigal asks Maish Nichani to pull back the curtain, so-to-speak, on the inter-workings of his consultancy, PebbleRoad.
What aspects of user research are most commonly overlooked? In the first of this two-part interview series, user researcher Maish Nichani asks Steve Portigal to share some of the highlights he’s learned from his years of study.
Readers looking to further their community involvement needn’t look far. Content strategist Marli Mesibov’s list of ten design conferences provides a great jumping off point to hit the UX conference circuit.
How can we go about testing our designs with minimum effort? David Simon explores guerrilla usability testing: the art of quickly soliciting – and later analyzing – user feedback.
Summer’s here and the UX conference train is about to leave the station! Interaction designer Brad Orego asks the eclectic mix of speakers at UX Mad 2013 to explain what UX means to them.
A few weeks ago, content strategist Marli Mesibov interviewed two speakers in preparation for Confab 2013. Now, in the wake of the conference, she reflects on particularly memorable talks, speakers, and lessons learned.
UX Designers frequently help customers determine how their products resonate with end-users, but what about designers themselves? UX designer Jenny Grinblo explains how she applied the Business Model Canvas to lend style to her professional swagger.
The one-two combination of publicly available data and ubiquitous technologies presents exciting opportunities for would-be civic designers. Interaction designer Andrew Maier recounts the altogether brief history of citizen experience design and provides avenues for readers to get started.