28 Jun 2019 by Kerryn North
UX Link Roundup – June 2019





As we head into summer season, we’ve got your holiday reading list all ready for you. Grab a cool beverage, put your feet up and have a look at what our peers have to say in the latest edition of the UX Link Roundup.

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

June 1, 2019
Building trust with your users by Nazli Kaya
https://blog.prototypr.io/building-trust-with-your-users-3db9ae9356a3 

June 2, 2019
Consultancy design, product design and the changing future of the UX industry by Piers Scott
https://uxdesign.cc/consultancy-design-product-design-and-the-changing-future-of-the-ux-industry-f68fc66ebf86  

June 4, 2019
Form accessibility: a practical guide by Jimmy Somsanith
https://itnext.io/form-accessibility-a-practical-guide-4062b7e2dd14

User Research: What It Is and Why You Should Do it by Ditte Mortensen
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/user-research-what-it-is-and-why-you-should-do-it

How to Create a Better User Experience for Wearables by Heather Redding
https://usabilitygeek.com/create-better-user-experience-for-wearables/

June 6, 2019
UX Writing: Side Effects May Vary by Tanya Grant
https://medium.com/microsoft-design/ux-writing-side-effects-may-vary-7196c5d393b4

June 7, 2019
User Experience is…User Research by Iain Heath
https://uxdesign.cc/user-experience-is-user-research-12da82311338 

June 9, 2019
User Experience vs. Customer Experience: What’s The Difference? by Kim Flaherty
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ux-vs-cx/

Why User Interviews Fail by Maria Rosala
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/why-user-interviews-fail/

June 10, 2019
The “Shape” of Strategy by Charles Lambdin
https://medium.com/columbus-egg/the-shape-of-strategy-719349eeb3b

June 11, 2019
UX Optimizations For Keyboard-Only And Assistive Technology Users by Aaron Pearlman
https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/06/ux-optimizations-keyboard-only-assistive-technology-users/

June 12, 2019
4 steps for choosing the right projects for your UX portfolio by Sarah Doody
https://www.invisionapp.com/inside-design/4-steps-for-choosing-projects/

A Human-Centred Approach to Unlocking Organizational Change by Mathew Chow and Mollie West Duffy
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/human-centered-approach-unlocking-organizational-change-mathew-chow/

Designers, presenting is a core skill by Giorgio Lefeber
https://uxdesign.cc/designers-presenting-is-a-core-skill-fdaa37de3e2e

Designing for Voice Search by Nick Babich
https://www.shopify.com/partners/blog/voice-search?ref=seo-expert 

How Corporate Innovation Labs End Up Preventing Innovation by Jared M. Spool
https://medium.com/@jmspool/how-corporate-innovation-labs-end-up-preventing-innovation-afe24b7a510

This computer changed the world – and you’ve never heard of it by Charles Fishman
https://www.fastcompany.com/90362562/this-computer-changed-world-youve-never-heard-about-it?partner=rss&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=rss+fastcompany&utm_content=rss  

Understanding mental and conceptual models in product design by Alana Brajdic
https://uxdesign.cc/understanding-mental-and-conceptual-models-in-product-design-7d69de3cae26

User research: tips for recruiting research participants by Rosie Le Page
https://inviqa.com/blog/user-research-tips-recruiting-research-participants

June 13, 2019
7 Experiments That Push the Edges of AI and Design by Saige Perry
https://www.ideo.com/blog/7-experiments-that-push-the-edges-of-ai-and-design

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets by Raphael Satter
https://apnews.com/bc2f19097a4c4fffaa00de6770b8a60d

June 15, 2019
Top 5 UX Myths Busted by Priyajeet Surana
http://www.nyxditech.com/blog/ux-myths-explained  

June 16, 2019
4 Noteworthy Intranet Design Trends for 2019 by Kara Pernice and Patty Caya
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/intranet-design-trends-2019/

June 17, 2019
A Simple Introduction to Lean UX from Rosenfeld Media
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/a-simple-introduction-to-lean-ux

If You’re a Junior Designer, Join an Established UX Team by Jessica Ivins
https://medium.com/swlh/if-youre-a-junior-designer-join-an-established-ux-team-32612d2121d7?sk=99f58db987caa3709c42f9f062610a33 

Looking for a human centered design job? Design leaders share their hiring secrets by Georgia Rowe
https://medium.com/this-is-hcd/looking-for-a-human-centered-design-job-design-leaders-share-their-hiring-secrets-b6cc01addc1e 

What We Talk About When We Talk About Information Architecture by Amanda Ruzin
https://www.bounteous.com/insights/2019/06/17/talking-about-information-architecture/?lang=en-ca

June 18, 2019
How to improve your digital product with Lean UX methodology by Adam Fard
https://uxdesign.cc/how-to-improve-your-digital-product-with-lean-ux-methodology-1b6ad6e57020

How Microsoft’s Human Insights Library Creates a Living Body of Knowledge by Matt Duigan
https://medium.com/microsoft-design/how-microsofts-human-insights-library-creates-a-living-body-of-knowledge-fff54e53f5ec?sk=c8ef54fb63aeaee87c42b818ac1ef06e

The Heart of the Matter, Information Architecture in the Mobile Age by Peter Morville
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/the-heart-of-the-matter-information-architecture-in-the-mobile-age?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=sm

Three basic principles for getting started with accessible digital product design by Jake Underwood
https://www.invisionapp.com/inside-design/3-principles-accessible-design/

June 19, 2019
Customers Request Solutions. We Need to Understand Their Problems. by Jared M. Spool
https://medium.com/@jmspool/customers-request-solutions-we-need-to-understand-their-problems-41db3b5c6d4d 

June 21, 2019
Ever Plugged A USB in Wrong? Of Course You Have. Here’s Why by Josh Axelrod
https://www.npr.org/2019/06/21/734451600/ever-plugged-a-usb-in-wrong-of-course-you-have-heres-why?utm_campaign=npr&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_term=nprnews&utm_medium=social

June 23, 2019
What makes user experience meaningful? by Marc Ericson Santos
https://medium.com/swlh/what-makes-user-experience-meaningful-92c710bbc156 

June 24, 2019
Artificial Intelligence may not take your job, but it could become your boss by Kevin Roose
https://indianexpress.com/article/technology/tech-news-technology/artificial-intelligence-may-not-take-your-job-but-it-could-become-your-boss-5796382/

June 27, 2018
Tips for Writers Getting into Content Strategy by Jennifer Schmich
https://medium.com/@jenniferschmich/tips-for-writers-getting-into-content-strategy-530834e7235a

June 28, 2019
Google’s six rules for great data design by Mark Wilson
https://www.fastcompany.com/90369607/googles-six-rules-for-great-data-design


27 Jun 2019 by Christopher Nash

Let’s give it the old UX Business Model Canvas trick

As I’ve written and spoken about previously, as a UX practitioner of any stripe, you bring more value to a UX project if you are able to dig into both the user and business sides of the equation, … Read More

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