02 Apr 2019 by Kerryn North
UX Link Roundup – March 2019





Looking for something to read? Here’s a list of articles that caught our attention this March. We are always impressed with the smart minds of people in our community and finding out what they have to say. You can check out some of the articles that caught our attention recently in our latest edition of the UX Link Roundup.

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

March
The Right Way to Lead Design Thinking by Christian Bason and Robert D. Austin
https://hbr.org/2019/03/the-right-way-to-lead-design-thinking?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral

MacEwan’s New Design Degree and UXD Pathway Puts Real-World Human Interactions At Its Core by Meagan Hampel
https://digitalalberta.com/macewans-new-design-degree-and-uxd-pathway-puts-real-world-human-interactions-at-its-core/

March 1, 2019
#DesignIndaba2019: Olof Schybergson on embracing frustration and hope by Angie White
https://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/415/188000.html

March 5, 2019
10 Things Every Comms Professional Can Relate To (GIFs included) from ThoughtFarmer
https://www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/10-things-every-comms-professional-can-relate-to-gifs/

How many people is too many when it comes to reviewing content? by Scott Kubie
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-many-people-too-when-comes-reviewing-content-scott-kubie/

Designing for intimate spaces by Lan Thi Vu
https://medium.com/design-voices/designing-for-intimate-spaces-dcd48791fefc

March 6, 2019
A 5-Point Checklist for Complex Challenges by Betsy Fields Smith
https://www.ideo.com/blog/a-5-point-checklist-for-complex-challenges

Concept cars by Seth Godin
https://seths.blog/2019/03/concept-cars/

March 11, 2019
On the dismissal of design tools by Johan Ronsse
http://mono.company/design-practice/on-the-dismissal-of-design-tools

March 12, 2019
4 Common Missteps on the Road to Innovation by David Aycan
https://www.ideo.com/blog/4-common-missteps-on-the-road-to-innovation

How to simplify your design by Taras Bakusevych
https://uxplanet.org/how-to-simplify-your-design-69d97fde11b9?ref=heydesigner

How to use data in user research when you have no web analytics by Louise Petre
https://userresearch.blog.gov.uk/2019/03/12/how-to-use-data-in-user-research-when-you-have-no-web-analytics/

March 13, 2019
Communicating user research learnings is a storytelling exercise by Raya Raycheva
https://uxdesign.cc/communicating-user-research-learnings-is-a-storytelling-exercise-2c163e21058e

Digital Transformation Is Not About Technology by Behnman Tabrizi, Ed Lam, Kirk Gerard and Vernon Irvin
https://hbr.org/2019/03/digital-transformation-is-not-about-technology?_lrsc=8564302f-0baa-4670-88b1-b31beeff8aa2

March 18, 2019
Baby Steps – An Organic Approach to Organizational Change by Jared M. Spool
https://medium.com/@jmspool/baby-steps-an-organic-approach-to-organizational-change-a5fd9735ecd9

March 19, 2019
5 Stages in the Design Thinking Process by Rikke Dam and Teo Siang
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/5-stages-in-the-design-thinking-process

March 20, 2019
Government doesn’t need a CRM by Paul Bellows
https://medium.com/@paulbellows/government-doesnt-need-a-crm-a380cb934aa4

March 21, 2019
Agile won’t get you to Done; here are 4 ways to fix that by Josh Seiden
https://uxdesign.cc/agile-wont-get-you-to-done-here-are-4-ways-to-fix-that-4e6b83b85a4a

How to ask “the right” questions in user research by Christopher Ratcliff
https://www.userzoom.com/blog/how-to-ask-good-questions-in-user-research/

March 22, 2019
5 Rules for Integrating in UX with Agile and Scrum by Jeff Gothelf
https://medium.com/swlh/5-rules-for-integrating-ux-with-agile-scrum-b048babb9a89

March 23, 2019
A new study shows what it might take to make AI useful in health care by Karen Hao
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613165/a-new-study-shows-what-it-might-take-to-make-ai-useful-in-health-care/?utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_medium=tr_social

How to do paper prototyping, the UX tool you may be missing by Patrick Thornton
https://uxdesign.cc/how-to-do-paper-prototyping-719173215a7e?sk=5ba6b539a44b09473c9c9dd3701d22f5

March 24, 2019
User Need Statements: The ‘Define’ Stage in Design Thinking by Sarah Gibbons
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/user-need-statements/

The world’s first genderless AI voice is here. Listen no by Mark Wilson
https://www.fastcompany.com/90321378/the-worlds-first-genderless-ai-voice-is-here-listen-now?

March 25, 2019
Data science effectiveness as a UX problem by Cassie Kozyrkov
https://towardsdatascience.com/data-science-effectiveness-as-a-ux-problem-9fa9bb84f5c8

Lessons learned building a design system at scale by Arda Karacizmeli
https://booking.design/lessons-learned-building-a-design-system-at-scale-10ad8500e8aa

March 27, 2019
User research methods: how to choose the right one? by Adam Fard
https://uxdesign.cc/user-research-methods-how-to-choose-the-right-one-6087c27343ce

March 28, 2019
Where Do Most Folks Learn UX Skills? by Jared M. Spool
https://medium.com/@jmspool/where-do-most-folks-learn-ux-skills-16c721ad6aaa

Why Moderated User Research is Worth the Cost by Ryan Spanswick
https://www.mindtheproduct.com/2019/03/why-moderated-user-research-is-worth-the-cost/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

March 30, 2019
Design Thinking: Get a Quick Overview of the History by Rikke Dam and Teo Siang
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/design-thinking-get-a-quick-overview-of-the-history?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=sm 

Less than one-third of businesses plan to invest in AI: Survey by Tim Sandle
http://www.digitaljournal.com/business/less-than-one-third-of-businesses-plan-to-invest-in-ai-survey/article/546531


04 Mar 2019 by Kerryn North

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