As the methods driving user-centered designs have matured over the years, it’s the fresh perspectives that keep us on our toes. Colin Eagan’s Chakra Model gives us a new way to view how we affect our design projects.
Posts about “process”
More commonly used for brainstorming, list-making, summarizing a topic or learning new information, mind maps enable association-based thinking in a non-linear way. Jenny Grinblo shows us how to use them on our product teams to a strategic end.
Organizations shouldn’t seek out “do it all” designers; they should find team players. Fabricio suggests that the best of us leave our desks and involve the rest of the team throughout a project’s lifecycle.
What a difference perspective can make. Based on his experience, Simon Pan shares five tips to help UX designers at digital agencies make the most of their time there.
Learning is an essential skill for any knowledge worker and, increasingly, we’re all knowledge workers. Andrew Maier explains how UX designers can facilitate learning, brainstorming, perspective, and momentum within their teams.
On the hunt for your next gig or just curious what’s out there? Jod Kaftan offers designers five things to look for when considering the move to a design agency.
The same, valuable principles that inform our client work apply equally well to our professional relationships. After all: our colleagues are people, too! Jessica Vallance explores how to apply user-centered design to our professional culture.
Distributed teams must overcome a number of issues in order to reap the benefits of collaboration. Learn to communicate more clearly and overcome the dreaded ego battle! Raluca Ene shows us how.
Successful teams can feed off each other’s creative drive to push innovative ideas forward resulting in amazing work. Raluca Ene provides everything our team needs to kick its process into high gear.