agile ux · case studies · UCD process · user experience

Opportunities lost – AlphaGov

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

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UX Survey – what we care about when we’re taking a new job

I’m taking a couple of surveys to explore our priorities and experiences hiring and being hired as UXers. If you’re a UXer: Come tell me what you think about when you think about taking a new job. If you hire UXers:  Here’s a survey for you This came out of an interesting exchange on Twitter… Continue reading UX Survey – what we care about when we’re taking a new job

strategic ux · UCD tools · user experience

Personas are for hippies… and transformation and focus

Thanks to London IA, I had the opportunity to share some thoughts on Strategic UX that have been starting to take shape into a book recently. I happened across this twitter exchange this morning. This is a not surprising response to personas, I’ve shared this response at times and have empathy for both points of… Continue reading Personas are for hippies… and transformation and focus