UX Podcast

UX Podcast

United States

Hosted by @axbom & @beantin, UX Podcast is for people passionate about balancing business, technology and users within the realm of digital media. Recorded twice monthly in Stockholm, Sweden.

Episodes

#144 Anticipatory design & cross-channel ecosystems with Sarah Doody & Andrea Resmini  

Sarah Doody joined us to talk about anticipatory design. What if we didn’t need to find and search through information to help us make decisions. What if instead, information came to us at the right time and with the right context? Professor Andrea Resmini discusses mapping cross-channel ecosystems. We asked Andrea to explain what cross-channel ecosystems […]

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#143 Chatbots and emotional data with Daniel Harvey & Pamela Pavliscak  

In a chat based world, the words are the UI. Rather than tapping or clicking, we’re writing and responding. Daniel Harvey talked to us about chatbots and AI and how we are heading for a future where appstores are going to be replaced by botstores. As the internet of things grows and the use of chatbots […]

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#142 Presumptive design & Explaining yourself with Leo Frishberg & Lou Rosenfeld  

We don’t generally have a problem considering objects from the past. Speculating about what they are and how they might have been used. We could look at artefacts from the future in a similar manner. We talk to Leo Frishberg about presumptive design and how you can use that as a provocative design research tool. How […]

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#141 The death of web design  

Episode 141 is a link show. James and Per discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention. The first article has the title Is web design dead in 2016? Marcus Bransbury suggests that web design is shifting focus from aesthetics to user experience. The death of web design, or perhaps it’s the birth of design standards? Article […]

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#140 Storymapping with Donna Lichaw  

Donna Lichaw is the author of The User’s Journey. In the book Donna explains the idea of storymapping. How, when, and why to use narrative structure in your design work. During our chat we learn more about narrative structure, storymapping, “origin stories” and how brand stories and storymapping are connected. (Listening time: 36 minutes) References: Donna’s website […]

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#139 Education & Leadership with Evgenia Grinblo & Melissa Perri (Part 2)  

In part2 of our two part chat with Melissa Perri and Evgenia Grinblo about education and leadership, we ask why are we doing all this stuff? The importance of metrics, incentives and leadership. Caring about your team and keeping them on track. “If you don’t train them when they’re junior, they’re going to be screwed […]

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#138 Education & Leadership with Evgenia Grinblo & Melissa Perri (Part 1)  

We found ourselves talking separately to Melissa Perri and Evgenia Grinblo about education within the UX and design industry. So we brought them both into the same room and pressed record. We discussed the education gap and the challenge of progressing from junior to senior. We also talked about how to be better leaders and […]

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#137 Design leadership with Andy Budd  

We talk to Andy Budd about design leadership. As our relatively young industry matures and expands, many people are moving from being UX practitioners to being UX leaders, or design leaders. How do we make this move? What does being a design leader mean? Can you convert designers into leaders? Can you convert existing leaders into […]

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#136 Creativity with Denise Jacobs & Chris Noessel  

“Unfold your brain – Skyrocket your creative ability” was the title of Denise Jacobs’s highly interactive workshop at UXLx this spring. We talked to Denise about how to banish our inner critic and the mental blocks that get in the way of creative thinking. We also talked about how you can improve focus and get your brain into a […]

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#135 Asian e-commerce & Object Oriented UX with Stephanie Rieger & Sophia Voychehovski  

We live in a bit of a western-world UX-bubble. Stephanie Rieger joined us in the first half of this episode to give us a glimpse into how things are in Asia. Amongst other things we talk about social media as an eCommerce platform and the dominance of marketplaces. Sophia Voychehovski joined us in the second […]

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#134 Material design with Richard Fulcher  

Since its launch in 2014, Google’s design framework – Material Design has been gathering momentum and spreading beyond its original focus of mobile applications. To lift our knowledge and understanding of what it is all about we are joined by Richard Fulcher, Design Manager on the Material Design systems team at Google. Rich is one of […]

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#133 Animation and Fairytale UX with Val Head & Per Axbom  

At UXLx James and Per both attended Val Head’s workshop to learn more about animation in online interfaces. The workshop gave us some excellent examples and Val had us experiment with prototyping animation. In this interview we learn a bit more about animation best practices and how animation for example can help with spatial orientation, feedback […]

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#132 Listener phone-in  

James, Per and Danwei open the video channels for the 7th UX Podcast Listener phone-in. On a warm Friday afternoon in June we took questions and calls from listeners. We’ve extracted some highlights from the 2-hour live session and condensed them into this regular 30 minute episode. The topics covered in this listener phone-in were: Guerrilla research, ridiculous […]

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#131 Ranch stories with Alan Cooper (Part 2)  

Alan Cooper was the closing keynote on the speaker day at UXLx 2016. Alan, the creator of visual basic and co-founder of design agency Cooper, hasn’t made so many public appearances in recent years. Instead he’s been concentrating on running Monkey Ranch – his farmstead in the hills of Petaluma, California. In part two of our two-part interview, Alan discusses […]

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#130 Ranch stories with Alan Cooper (Part 1)  

Alan Cooper was the closing keynote on the speaker day at UXLx 2016. Alan, the creator of visual basic and co-founder of design agency Cooper, hasn’t made so many public appearances in recent years. Instead he’s been concentrating on running Monkey Ranch – his farmstead in the hills of Petaluma, California. His keynote took us all a bit […]

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#129 Beyond user research with Lou Rosenfeld  

We talk to Lou Rosenfeld about the 4th edition of Information Architecture (“The Polar Bear book”) and how the fields of IA and UX have evolved over the years since the book first came out. We also talk about going beyond user research and the importance of combining your research with other data points. Finally […]

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#128 Occupational challenges  

In our listener survey we ask the question: What is the biggest occupational challenge facing you right now? Over the past few surveys we’ve gather quite a number of responses to that question. In this episode we take a look at some of the challenges you say that you face, and even try to give some […]

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#127 The Compassion Team  

A linkshow. James and Per discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention. The first article is Users always choose the path of least resistance by Paul Boag. Paul says that users will always take the easy option so to maintain a competitive advantage, we need to focus on simplicity. The second article is Transitions […]

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#126 Design doing with Don Norman (Part 2)  

Don Norman is without a doubt one of the most influential voices within the UX and design industry and also the cognitive sciences. Don produced some of the earliest literature about human-centered design within the digital space – he also coined the term “user experience” whilst working at Apple. In part 2 of our conversation with […]

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#125 Design doing with Don Norman (Part 1)  

Don Norman is without a doubt one of the most influential voices within the UX and design industry and also the cognitive sciences. Don produced some of the earliest literature about human-centered design within the digital space – he also coined the term “user experience” whilst at Apple. In part 1 of our conversation with Don, […]

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