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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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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 42 - UX Research Process & Practice with Bethany Stolle

    Episode 42 - UX Research Process & Practice with Bethany Stolle

    - Quantitative vs Qualitative Research
    - Starting a new UX research team and practice
    - How to sell UX research to your company
    - Pitfalls to avoid when starting a UX research practice at your company

    • 42 min
    Episode 41 – DesignOps 2.0 with Erica Rider

    Episode 41 – DesignOps 2.0 with Erica Rider

    - DesignOps 2.0 at Paypal
    - Shifting the focus from scaling designers to scaling design itself
    - Comparing DesignOps and DevOps
    - Changing the responsibilities of UX designers so a small team can focus on the work that matters
    - Scaling design without hiring more designers
    - Tools and processes to for successful DesignOps

    • 49 min
    Episode 40 – What UX People Need to Know About Business with Jane Portman

    Episode 40 – What UX People Need to Know About Business with Jane Portman

    - The critical things you can learn about business to make you a better UX designer or researcher
    - How important is UX in the success of building new products
    - The business of consulting versus the business of products or software
    - How to stand out as a UX person in the world of generic resumes and cover letters

    • 40 min
    Episode 39 - Designing Ballots & the Voter Experience with Dana Chisnell

    Episode 39 - Designing Ballots & the Voter Experience with Dana Chisnell

    - Dana’s stories about usability testing on ballot design prototypes
    - Overcoming stakeholder objections for doing user research
    - Challenges of local and federal elections in the United States
    - Ballot design and voter experience
    - Doing research for civic design and overcoming very complex roadblocks
    - How to get deep domain expertise in a regulated industry as a designer
    - Why our common approach to software design isn’t enough for civic design problems

    • 41 min
    Episode 38 - UX & Product Management with Laura Klein

    Episode 38 - UX & Product Management with Laura Klein

    - The differences and similarities between UX and product management
    - How planning a heist is just like building digital products
    - Who owns the responsibility of “knowing your customers”
    - Using both quantitative and qualitative research to improve your designs and products

    • 47 min
    Episode 37 - DesignOps & ResearchOps in the Enterprise with Fred Beecher

    Episode 37 - DesignOps & ResearchOps in the Enterprise with Fred Beecher

    - DesignOps and ResearchOps at a large enterprise like Best Buy
    - Fred’s story of how he got introduced to and a job working in DesignOps
    - A day in the life of a job in DesignOps
    - The part an insights repository plays in DesignOps and ResearchOps at a large company
    - Dealing with the unsexy parts of UX, Research and Designops

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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.

elvisinator ,

Very Informative!

Great interviews that provide lots of interesting information!

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