04 Mar 2019 by Kerryn North
UX Link Roundup – February 2019





We are proud to be part of a community where people share their ideas and we can learn from one another. Take a look at some of the articles that caught our attention this February in our latest edition of the UX Link Roundup.

(If you missed January’s roundup, you can catch it here.)

February 1, 2019
Don’t feel like an expert? Share anyway. By Sara Wachter-Boettcher
https://medium.com/@sara_ann_marie/dont-feel-like-an-expert-share-anyway-661f2f8cd038?sk=df7b74fe9684d0ac77dcce94f745056b

February 4, 2019
The Intrepid Path to Design Leadership by Matthew Godfrey
https://medium.com/ingeniouslysimple/the-intrepid-path-to-design-leadership-178cd5b4cf68

February 6, 2019
The Illusion of Explanatory Depth by Jorge Arango
https://jarango.com/blog/

February 7, 2019
Fixed time, fixed scope projects always end in 1 of 3 ways. None of them good. by Jeff Gothelf
https://medium.com/swlh/fixed-time-fixed-scope-projects-always-end-in-1-of-3-ways-none-of-them-good-9fa66e7d129e

February 8, 2019
Gutenberg: 4 reasons why the new WordPress editor is, in fact, awesome by Stefan Duret
https://www.kobot.ca/blog/gutenberg-4-reasons-why-the-new-wordpress-editor-is-in-fact-awesome/

February 12, 2019
A summary of Interaction19 via sketchnotes and wholly-inappropriate plugs by Chris Noessel
https://uxdesign.cc/a-summary-of-interaction19-via-sketchnotes-and-wholly-inappropriate-plugs-bc1755d71c07

The trap of early feedback by Seth Godin
https://seths.blog/2019/02/the-trap-of-early-feedback/

February 14, 2019
Better Language Models and Their Implications by Alec Radford, Jeff Wu, Dario Amodei, Daniela Amodei, Jack Clark, Miles Brundage and Ilya Sutskever
https://blog.openai.com/better-language-models/#sample8

How to level up client deliveries and get stakeholders more involved by doing less by Chris Kohanik
http://blog.gskinner.com/archives/2019/02/how-to-level-up-client-deliveries-and-get-stakeholders-more-involved-by-doing-less.html

February 18, 2019
3 phrases you should delete every time you type them by Tori Street
https://medium.com/@toristreet_27302/3-phrases-you-should-delete-every-time-you-type-them-cbfb7b722eda

3 Things I Learned from Microsoft’s Student Design Charrette by Ambika Vohra
https://blog.prototypr.io/3-things-i-learned-from-microsofts-student-design-charrette-d86bde5aa48f

Essential Prioritization Tools…and when to use them by David Ferris
https://app.xtensio.com/mj6igxg7

February 19, 2019
How to run a more profitable services team by Paul Bellows
https://medium.com/@paulbellows/how-to-run-a-more-profitable-services-team-14afe938b17d

It’s Never a Good Time to Do Research by Erika Hall
https://medium.com/mule-design/its-never-a-good-time-to-do-research-1ef719158980

February 21, 2019
Driving Product Teams to Become More Design Mature by Jared M. Spool
https://medium.com/@jmspool/driving-product-teams-to-become-more-design-mature-4ebbaf1cf9dd

February 23, 2019
World IA Day 2019: Design for Difference from the Information Architecture Institute
https://youtu.be/YxeJbaPWuLc

February 24, 2019
3 things to consider when designing for human differences by David Renwick
https://blog.optimalworkshop.com/3-things-to-consider-when-designing-for-human-differences

How to Respond to Skepticism of Testing Small Groups of Users by Kathryn Whitenton
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/responding-skepticism-small-usability-tests/

February 25, 2019
Accessibility, a powerful design tool by Hubert Florin
https://slack.design/accessibility-a-powerful-design-tool-22f5e6d46278

February 26, 2019
What is the purpose of UX measurement? By Jeff Sauro
https://measuringu.com/ux-measurement-purpose/

February 27, 2019
Tim Brown from Ideo on how the context of design has changed by John Mortimer
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/tim-brown-from-ideo-how-context-design-has-changed-john-mortimer/

What designers need to know about mobile accessibility by Lillian Xiao
https://uxplanet.org/what-designers-need-to-know-about-mobile-accessibility-9f6360f53f38


07 Feb 2019 by Kerryn North

UX Link Roundup – January 2019

2019 has been off to a great start with the UX community continuing to share their thoughts and ideas. Take a look at some of the articles that caught our attention this January in our latest edition of the UX … Read More