It’s not about creating widgets and generating output, it’s about achieving outcomes.
Jeff Gothelf, Lean UX
Jeff Gothelf has worked for many years as a product designer and team leader. These days he spends more time as a teacher, workshop leader and public speaker. In 2013, he published his first book, Lean UX: Applying lean principles to improve user experience (O’Reilly). He’s led successful, cross-functional, collaborative, agile teams at organizations of all sizes.
Stephan and Taylor discuss the importance of financial models, the process of raising capital, the big data economy, and the importance of creating technology that enables users.
Stephan reads from his short essay, Death of the Design Shortcut, to discuss the design procecss and how taking shortcuts is detrimental to your success.
“This just isn’t right,” Bryan murmured as he peered over his desk staring at the H&H Tattoo website on his iMac.
Our guts told us the H&H website could perform better and that the content wasn’t exactly what people wanted.
It just didn’t feel right.
David shares his experience in design and development, the challenges of convincing leadership to invest in user testing, and why it's important to create technology not only for your users but also for your employees.
In this episode, Stephan sits down with Andy Orsow from InVision to discuss design and how InVision is helping teams around the world communicate design better.
Real Thread produces innovative, retail ready custom screen printed apparel using water based & discharge inks for superior quality. Original founder, Dru Dalton, started his first printing business in college. Like most students, he needed a way to fund his “fun” activities. Bartending wasn’t his thing, so he started printing t-shirts in 2007. It wouldn’t be until 2009 that he would start Real Thread and decide to exclusively print using water based and discharge.
In this episode, David Darmanin shares how design plays a crucial role in successful product development and how you can start growing your business when you know how to collect and react to the right data.
When you break down the etymology of the word magazine, it comes from a 16th century Arabic term makzin or makzan, meaning storehouse. As it turns out, going back to your roots is a really great place to begin thinking about the future. While media companies are learning to adapt to new trends and conditions across a myriad of platforms, they cannot lose sight of their origins—as storehouses for great content.
Stephan Barrett sat down with Jeff Fermin to discuss the importance of keeping it simple when designing a product, the importance of employee feedback, and how it took Officevibe almost two years to gain traction in the market.