Insights into Design and Technology
Improve user experience through Lean UX with Jeff Gothelf
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.
Create technology that enables the user with Taylor Davidson
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.
Worth saying—Death of the design shortcut
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.
Tales from design—Turning user data into insights
“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.
Focus on features that matter with David Leggett
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.
Communicate design better with Andy Orsow from InVision
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.
Building a business operating system with Dru Dalton from Real Thread
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.
Know your users better with David Darmanin from Hotjar
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.
What today’s popular media companies taught us about serving up content
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.
An app to keep employees happy with Jeff Fermin from Officevibe
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.