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By |July 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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By |July 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Question is More Valuable then the Answer

Recently I had a discussion with someone in my company.

I was talking about the our team and how things we going, and the challenge of all of these new things we needed to work on.

I said we needed to structure things better because there were so many unanswered questions we needed to address before we began a design.

‘We spend more then half the time asking […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Collaboration, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thoughts of a UX mentor (part 2)

This post is a continuation to my previous post Thoughts from a UX mentor (part 1). This will list will likely grow.
Critique: Give and accept
Critique is a integral part of the design process. As a UX designer you will need to effectively and receive critique. This can be tough, especially if you are on the receiving end of things. When I was in Architecture school the […]

By |January 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thoughts of a UX mentor (part 1)

For the last few years I have been a UX mentor to some great adepts in Stockholm. When I was first asked to do this I accepted without really reflecting on what being a mentor meant – I have never had an official mentor myself but was just happy to help. I have found the experience to be extremely beneficial as well personally challenging.

During our meetings […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Researching Product Managers

Anyone that knows me, knows I am a large proponent of User Research in the Product Development process.

Meeting Users is the single most valuable activity any product team can do. Period.

I am lucky since I work with a great team that values User Research as much as I do. In most cases when we research I always have the ‘my’ PM and Tech lead join […]

By |December 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Stories and conversations… and more Stories

I have a confession to make.

I sometimes get lost in Agile projects.

I understand the Agile philosophy but from a design perspective I find it lacking. Very often, I miss the ‘Big picture’. Looking back, I have done many good designs that have ended up being realised as a bit of a ‘Homer mobile’ in the end. I blame myself, but the system has played its […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Eating Dogfood, and learning to like it.

 

Recently I have been eating dog food.

I found it had a frustrating first taste, but was nourishing in the end.

Let me explain.

The expression ‘Dogfood’ generally refers to a scenario when a company uses its own product. ‘Dogfooding’ is a way for a company to demonstrate confidence in its own product and from a UX perspective to test the usability of the product. 

In my UX team […]

By |October 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What I did when I wasn’t online

For the third summer in a row I have suspended my Facebook account. At the same time I eliminated posting to Twitter, Linkedin ( Admission: I was involved in some interesting heated discussions regarding Design Unicorns ) and Instagram  ( I do have a lot of shots saved for later).

Many have asked me why I do this, and the simple answer is
I need less distractions, […]

By |August 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Building UX Culture within an Organisation

In the previous post I wrote about what Design Studio was and wasn’t.

I wrote that it was ‘Not a Verb, but a Culture’, and since then have been thinking about Culture and how to change this. Culture is a complex, and living in another culture myself then the one I was born in, has given me a great deal to think about over the years.

To […]

By |July 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment