Earlier this week I did a talk at the Mind the Product conference in San Francisco. I was talking about research, but now that i work at Atlassian, the examples I gave included some from the Jira team’s work. I also showed a slide that was a photo of a team, gathered in a meeting… Continue reading What walls are for
I found the design process utterly transformed once I decided to stop trying to be the expert and start trying to encourage a culture of experimentation. Battles that would rage, angrily, for months – dying down when theÂ provocateurÂ was busy with other work but rising up as soon as they had a little time on their… Continue reading Experimentation beats expertise
I posted a note on Twitter earlier today about a friend of mine who calls himself (at my suggestion, having worked with him and knowing his skill set and interest) a UX Developer. Several people suggested in response that a UX Developer was not really a thing and that the term was either pigeonholing, unnecessary,… Continue reading What is a UX Developer and are they really a thing?
I’m sure that many of you will have heard about the very worthy Alpha.gov.uk project, the first prototype of which was released earlier this month. If you’re a user experience practitioner, this should particularly interesting to you. By way of a quick background, the AlphaGov project was formed in response to findings from a report… Continue reading Opportunities lost – AlphaGov