04 Sep 2019 by Kerryn North
UX Link Roundup – August 2019





This past August was not the hottest
And our summer was kind of a bummer
But keep your chin up, we’ll help you perk up
With our monthly UX Link Roundup

(If you missed it, you can also check out July’s UX Link Roundup – poetry not included.)

August 1, 2019
Building the Case for a Redesign by Jennifer Gieber
https://medium.com/glassdoor-design/building-the-case-for-a-redesign-1059a431a3d6

August 7, 2019
Customer experience technology spending to exceed $600bn by 2022 – IDC by Andrew Ross
https://www.information-age.com/customer-experience-technology-spending-to-exceed-600bn-by-2022-123484627/

The Making of an Organization-Changing UX Strategy by Jared M. Spool
https://medium.com/@jmspool/the-making-of-an-organization-changing-ux-strategy-88135de43ab3

August 8, 2019
Six guidelines for successful prototype testing by Sally Graham
https://www.userzoom.com/blog/guidelines-for-testing-prototypes/?utm_campaign=sproutsocial&utm_medium=organic-social&utm_source=linkedin&utm_content=1565365993

August 10, 2019
Reply with the worst design/architecture picture you have from by Sarah Schauer
https://twitter.com/SJSchauer/status/1160336040189710336

Think smaller: engaging users through microinteractions by Bianca Toledo
https://uxdesign.cc/think-smaller-engaging-users-through-microinteractions-9f10372f2e1b

August 11, 2019
Creating Emotional Connections by Andreas Komninos
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/creating-emotional-connections?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=sm

The 3-Click Rule for Navigation Is False by Page Laubheimer
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/3-click-rule/? 

August 12, 2019
Future of VR and AR depends on user experience and education by Nick Ismail
https://www.information-age.com/future-vr-ar-123484463/

Why a cookie-cutter design system worn’t work for your organization by Jordan Staniscia
https://www.abstract.com/blog/cookie-cutter-design-system-lyft/

August 14, 2019
UX Strategy is a Long Game, But Worth Every Moment by Jared M. Spool
https://medium.com/@jmspool/ux-strategy-is-a-long-game-but-worth-every-moment-1597979e4a2e

August 15, 2019
People Are Starting to Realize How Voice Assistants Actually Work by Sidney Fussell
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/08/facebook-paid-contractors-listen-messenger-audio/596143/

August 17, 2019
10 good design reads that aren’t written by white men by Anna Saraceno
https://uxdesign.cc/10-good-design-reads-that-arent-written-by-white-men-58943255d04e

August 18, 2019
Setup of an Eyetracking Study by Kate Moran
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/eyetracking-setup/

August 20, 2019
Untapped Potential: How To Engage Baby Boomers in The Digital Age by Johana Ludwig
https://blog.prototypr.io/ux-case-study-designing-an-app-for-seniors-ed2836046f5e

August 21, 2019
How to Keep Talking: A model for community conversations by Louis Rosenfeld
https://medium.com/@louisrosenfeld/how-to-keep-talking-a-model-for-community-conversations-facc788c703d

What Are the Biggest Barriers to Data Literacy? By Bernard Marr
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-biggest-barriers-data-literacy-bernard-marr/?trackingId=iIsEDHEeGj03XNA91uJFxQ%3D%3D

August 25, 2019
Large Devices Preferred for Important Tasks by Kate Moran and Kim Flaherty
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/large-devices-important-tasks/

Notes on the book ‘Conversational Design’ by Erika Hall by Beant Kaur Dhillon
https://medium.com/swlh/notes-on-the-book-conversational-design-a06ef331871

August 26, 2019
3 user onboarding pitfalls every designer should avoid by Krystal Higgins
https://www.invisionapp.com/inside-design/3-user-onboarding-pitfalls-every-designer-should-avoid/?utm_campaign=Weekly%20Digest&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=76373569&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_UQ3fisvqgLCzmg1bxd6DOauvlCccEMiQkDQw_1uqEaYj3RiXr2zNUE61zLnwk-cgEfX6TROTQlCXK01cEhhY3QAa9wYuHck6L1Rmp–7qWG6u33Q&_hsmi=76386689

August 27, 2019
What the heck is IT Accessibility? By Jason Buzzell
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-heck-accessibility-jason-buzzell/?trackingId=iex6NNexqO32brt7ihmQng%3D%3D

Other things of note
Forrester Research’s annual State of Design Teams survey is open for a few more days
https://forrester.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eWgs9ZRU29hqxzT


01 Aug 2019 by Kerryn North

UX Link Roundup – July 2019

Take a reading break! Get yourself outside and find your favourite tree or favourite park bench.  We’ve gathered up enough reading material to keep you outside long enough to enjoy the summer weather that has finally arrived. (And if you want to … Read More