59 episodes

Industry experts discussing design and product strategy. Hear from leaders how they are solving the right problems and building products and features that matter most.

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Industry experts discussing design and product strategy. Hear from leaders how they are solving the right problems and building products and features that matter most.

    Episode 57 with Phil Hesketh on UX Research & Consent

    Episode 57 with Phil Hesketh on UX Research & Consent

    Episode 57 highlights:
    - UX Research consent
    - GDPR and UX Research
    - How to gain proper consent with your participants of user research
    - What are the rights of potential participants of UX research
    - The ethics of informed consent

    • 43 min
    Episode 56 with Scott Berkun on How Design Makes the World

    Episode 56 with Scott Berkun on How Design Makes the World

    Show highlights:
    - An overview of Scott’s new book, How Design Makes the World
    - Remote work for design, UX and product teams
    - How to create a workplace for UX professionals to get their best work done
    - How to explain the value of design to executives and stakeholders
    - What to do when your product managers, executives and engineers “just don’t get” design
    - Builder culture, what it is and how to work within it to promote higher quality UX
    - Effects of industrialization on building products and how it translates to software management culture

    • 47 min
    Episode 55 with Donna Spencer on Presenting UX Design & Research to Stakeholders

    Episode 55 with Donna Spencer on Presenting UX Design & Research to Stakeholders

    Highlights from this episode:
    - The history and evolution of UX
    - How to present UX and design work
    - Empathy for stakeholders and customers/users
    - Using stakeholder expertise to improve your UX design and research
    - Being an orchestrator and not a hero UX pro

    • 39 min
    Episode 54 with Mary Formanek on UX Dark Patterns & Sharing UX Insight on TikTok

    Episode 54 with Mary Formanek on UX Dark Patterns & Sharing UX Insight on TikTok

    Show highlights:
    - How Mary got started on Tik Tok and began sharing UX knowledge there
    - Dark UX patterns, what they are and how to avoid them
    - Consent and interaction design to avoid building in dark design patterns
    - Examples from popular sites that use dark UX patterns

    • 35 min
    Episode 53 with Vivianne Castillo on What it Means to Be Human Centered

    Episode 53 with Vivianne Castillo on What it Means to Be Human Centered

    Show Highlights:

    - What it means to be human centered in your professional and personal life
    - Hmnty Cntrd, their mission and the work Vivianne and her team are doing
    - How Vivianne went from being a grief counselor and doing trauma studies to becoming a UX researcher
    - What does it really mean to be empathetic
    - The role of diversity, equity and inclusion in UX and research work
    - Tips for self care and improving yourself as a UX professional and person
    - Doing and beginning the personal work for doing your best professional work

    • 51 min
    Episode 52 with Roy Olende on ResearchOps & Scaling UX Research

    Episode 52 with Roy Olende on ResearchOps & Scaling UX Research

    Show highlights:
    - “Zoom” levels of research and what they mean
    - Figuring out when to do certain types of research and which methods to use
    - Ways to avoid wasting resources and repeating research
    - What’s the difference between UX Research and ResearchOps?
    - How to you know when you need a dedicated ResearchOps person

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The host highlights all aspects of tech and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

uibreakfast ,

Great show!

Huge thanks to Aurelius Lab for putting this show together. Great guests + all done through the prism of their own extensive product experience.

Chi_DesignResearcher ,

Great line up and great conversations

Zack has curated a great line up of a-list designers and researchers. Looking forward to hearing more from him and future guests.

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