71 episodes

The World of UX podcast, hosted by UX and experience design veteran, educator, and conference speaker, Darren Hood, is dedicated to presenting topics covering and addressing all things UX. We'll cover every UX-related method, discipline trend, career advancement and challenges, education recommendations, UX maturity levels, and maturity level management, and much much more. If you'd like to stay informed about UX, The World of UX is for you!

The World of UX with Darren Hood CX of M Radio

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

The World of UX podcast, hosted by UX and experience design veteran, educator, and conference speaker, Darren Hood, is dedicated to presenting topics covering and addressing all things UX. We'll cover every UX-related method, discipline trend, career advancement and challenges, education recommendations, UX maturity levels, and maturity level management, and much much more. If you'd like to stay informed about UX, The World of UX is for you!

    Episode 71: Embracing the Nuances of UX Research, Part 2

    Episode 71: Embracing the Nuances of UX Research, Part 2

    The factors covered during last week's nuances of UX research were a bit unique in that they were not closely related to the actual research that we do. For this week's segment, Darren limits his coverage to various nuances that are very closely related to the work done by UX researchers. Examples covered include, but are not limited to research design, screening, patitence, moderation, strategy, and several more. It's one thing to want to be a UX researcher, but it's another to be prepared mentally for what lies ahead. Tune in to this episode for the deets!

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    • 33 min
    Episode 70: Embracing the Nuances of UX Research

    Episode 70: Embracing the Nuances of UX Research

    The hottest segment of today's UX job market is that of UX research (UXR). While many are eager to get into the field, as with UX as a whole, many are over-focused on the work and are unaware of the associated nuances, putting them and their organizations at a disadvantage. In this episode, Darren provides a brief overview of UXR and shares info about several nuances that, if embraced, can help practitioners to navigate their presence in this arena.

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    • 34 min
    Episode 69: Talkin' Shop with Eric Shumake and Michelle Pakron

    Episode 69: Talkin' Shop with Eric Shumake and Michelle Pakron

    In an inaugural segment of "Talkin' Shop," Darren welcomes Eric Shumake and Michelle Pakron as the group spends time talking about eye-openers, challenges, their biggest surprises, and general tips associated with job seeking in the world of UX. Tune in today for this special extended episode.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 68: Overlooked Elements and Foibles of the UX Hiring Process (The Candidate Version)

    Episode 68: Overlooked Elements and Foibles of the UX Hiring Process (The Candidate Version)

    This week, Darren continues the presentation on overlooked factors associated with the UX hiring process, specifically focusing on issues associated with job candidates. The topics covered range from poorly constructed resumes to failing to prepare properly for interviews and from neglecting to interview the company to the danger of false hopes (derived from faux UX resources). Darren also provides a book recommendation list for job seekers.

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    • 37 min
    Episode 67: Overlooked Elements and Foibles of the UX Hiring Process (The Organization Version)

    Episode 67: Overlooked Elements and Foibles of the UX Hiring Process (The Organization Version)

    In another extended episode of The World of UX, Darren takes time to address several critical problems at-large in today's world of UX hiring. Topic examples include realistic expectations for ROI, impact of UX maturity levels, candidate competencies, critical thinking, academic thinking, overemphasis of UX design tools and design processes, misapplication of agile experience, and much more. Tune in today and prep yourself to evaluate the various challenges for your organization.

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    • 36 min
    Episode 66: Experience Design Conversation With Chantel Botha

    Episode 66: Experience Design Conversation With Chantel Botha

    In this special edition of The World of UX, Darren holds a conversation with his special guest Chantel Botha, Managing Director at Brand Love world class CX practitioner, and a new member of the CX of M Radio Network. Chantel discusses such things as the goals for her new podcast, defines CX, talks about the challenges in CX today, strategies for achieving stakeholder buy for CX initiatives, and shares her favorite CX-related stories. Tune in today to share in this enlightening and inspiring discussion.

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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

NathanBYLU ,

Great Podcast

Great podcast! A lot of insight on how to be a better UX professional.

Cle83 ,

Great view on UX

A wealth of knowledge, great information UX and the UX journey!

TribeLync ,

UX Guru!!!

Darren has years of experience in UX. Darren brings his knowledge and expertise of UX to deliver immediate value to the world.

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