9 episodes

Humans First is a podcast for business leaders that places a human-centric lens on your business strategy. Join us as we discuss topics such as embracing human-focused design as an organization, scoping a UX project, and hiring the right team to shift your company toward a "humans-first" culture.

Humans First: Reimagine Business Thinking Visual Logic

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Humans First is a podcast for business leaders that places a human-centric lens on your business strategy. Join us as we discuss topics such as embracing human-focused design as an organization, scoping a UX project, and hiring the right team to shift your company toward a "humans-first" culture.

    Demystifying the UX Timeline: How Design Impacts Your Delivery Date

    Demystifying the UX Timeline: How Design Impacts Your Delivery Date

    Our team breaks down the timeline of a user experience design process. Visual Logic partner Andy Van Fleet and Directors of UX Design, Kayla Byington and Nick Bray answer questions like: How long does UX take? And What does the process of integrating UX realistically look like?

    To learn more about Visual Logic’s Humans First approach, visit vlgux.com.

    Since 1988, Visual Logic has been a trusted User Experience partner for leading companies–helping guide product strategy, and designing stand out user interfaces & customer experiences. Our process helps simplify complex products and leads to elegant, easy-to-use solutions that your customers & end-users will love.

    Getting to simple is hard. We’ll help you build & launch with confidence.

    For more Humans First, visit: www.visuallogicux.com/podcast

    • 21 min
    4 Must-Have Qualities in a UX Hire

    4 Must-Have Qualities in a UX Hire

    Our team shares four critical qualities to seek out in your UX and design hires. Visual Logic partner Andy Van Fleet and Director of UX Design, Kayla Byington answer how you identify and suss out these four qualities during the interview process.



    2:55 - Empathy

    6:47 - Humility

    9:50 - Problem-Solving

    12:06 - Communication



    To learn more about Visual Logic’s Humans First approach, visit vlgux.com.

    Since 1988, Visual Logic has been a trusted User Experience partner for leading companies–helping guide product strategy, and designing stand out user interfaces & customer experiences. Our process helps simplify complex products and leads to elegant, easy-to-use solutions that your customers & end-users will love.

    Getting to simple is hard. We’ll help you build & launch with confidence.

    For more Humans First, visit: www.visuallogicux.com/podcast

    • 24 min
    How IKEA Retail (Ingka Group) Built their Global Design Team: Timothy Embretson, Global VP of Experience Design

    How IKEA Retail (Ingka Group) Built their Global Design Team: Timothy Embretson, Global VP of Experience Design

    Visual Logic partner Andy Van Fleet is joined by special guest, Timothy Embretson, the Global VP of Experience Design at IKEA Retail (Ingka Group). The duo reminisces on working together years ago, and dive deep into what it takes to scale a design team from 10 people to 300 in a few short years, and what it takes to join that team.

    To learn more about Visual Logic’s Humans First approach, visit vlgux.com.

    Since 1988, Visual Logic has been a trusted User Experience partner for leading companies–helping guide product strategy, and designing stand out user interfaces & customer experiences. Our process helps simplify complex products and leads to elegant, easy-to-use solutions that your customers & end-users will love.

    Getting to simple is hard. We’ll help you build & launch with confidence.

    For more Humans First, visit: www.visuallogicux.com/podcast

    • 33 min
    Why Trust Matters for Your Organization: Stacy Van Gorp, Ph.D., co-founder of See What I Mean

    Why Trust Matters for Your Organization: Stacy Van Gorp, Ph.D., co-founder of See What I Mean

    Visual Logic partner Andy Van Fleet is joined by special guest, Dr. Stacy Van Gorp, co-founder at See What I Mean, a consulting agency who specialize in facilitating organizational change. Stacy’s earned her Ph.D. researching the strategic significance of systems trust and resistance to change. Andy and Stacy discuss how trust can help accelerate innovation, overcome friction, and how “productive conflict” occurs when a conversation is centered around user needs.

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    To learn more about Visual Logic’s Humans First approach, visit vlgux.com.

    Since 1988, Visual Logic has been a trusted User Experience partner for leading companies–helping guide product strategy, and designing stand out user interfaces & customer experiences. Our process helps simplify complex products and leads to elegant, easy-to-use solutions that your customers & end-users will love.

    Getting to simple is hard. We’ll help you build & launch with confidence.

    For more Humans First, visit: www.visuallogicux.com/podcast

    • 33 min
    Design Maturity: Improving Your Organization’s Design Influence

    Design Maturity: Improving Your Organization’s Design Influence

    Our team dives into how well your organization embraces design, known as your “design maturity.” Visual Logic partner Andy Van Fleet is joined by Director of UX Design Nick Bray to share what organizations at varying levels of design maturity can look like—comparing small businesses all the way to innovative industry leaders.

    Visit this episode on our site to see descriptions of each Design Maturity level, example companies, and advised ratio of designers to developers.


    No Formal Design
    Pollinator
    Ad Hoc
    Federated / Distributed
    Centralized
    Hybrid
    Hybrid+

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    To learn more about Visual Logic’s Humans First approach, visit www.vlgux.com.

    Since 1988, Visual Logic has been a trusted User Experience partner for leading companies–helping guide product strategy, and designing stand out user interfaces & customer experiences. Our process helps simplify complex products and leads to elegant, easy-to-use solutions that your customers & end-users will love.

    Getting to simple is hard. We’ll help you build & launch with confidence.

    For more Humans First, visit: www.visuallogicux.com/podcast

    • 25 min
    Defining “Design”: Discovering the Underlying Human Problem

    Defining “Design”: Discovering the Underlying Human Problem

    Visual Logic partners, Andy Van Fleet and Kurt Vander Wiel recount the origin story of their working relationship over 20 years ago, and share how design is a method that goes beyond just visuals to uncover the underlying human problems in your business. Andy and Kurt speak to What is Design? And Why is Design Thinking so crucial to solving problems?

    User Experience (UX)–and all other adjacent Experience disciplines (i.e., CX, EX, OrgX)–help solve complex business problems. Join us at the intersection of design thinking and business strategy.

    To learn more about Visual Logic’s Humans First approach, visit vlgux.com.

    Since 1988, Visual Logic has been a trusted User Experience partner for leading companies–helping guide product strategy, and designing stand out user interfaces & customer experiences. Our process helps simplify complex products and leads to elegant, easy-to-use solutions that your customers & end-users will love.

    Getting to simple is hard. We’ll help you build & launch with confidence.

    For more Humans First, visit: www.visuallogicux.com/podcast

    • 26 min

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