05 Jul 2018 by Carson Pierce
UX Link Roundup – June 2018





June was a busy month in the world of user experience… and we were busy reading all about it. Below is a sampling of the online articles we found most interesting and/or useful in June. (You can also read May’s link roundup here.)

June 1, 2018
Fortnite UX Lead Reveals How Science, Talent & Luck Made Battle Royale Successful by Christopher Groux
https://www.newsweek.com/fortnite-ux-lead-science-talent-luck-battle-royale-success-ui-953388

June 4, 2018
Homepage Optimization Through Usability Testing Case Study by Julie Young
https://seesparkbox.com/foundry/optimization_usability_testing_case_study?utm_campaign=JYoung%20Usability%20Testing%20Case%20Study

June 4, 2018
The UX of User Research Surveys by Sarah Doody
https://www.invisionapp.com/blog/ux-user-research-surveys/

June 4, 2018
6 UI Tips That Will Improve Your UX Writing by Laurah Mwirichia
https://blog.prototypr.io/6-ui-tips-that-will-improve-your-ux-writing-9cf8817a89aa

June 5, 2018
15 Myths That Can Ruin Your Mobile UX by Nick Babich
https://www.shopify.com/partners/blog/mobile-ux

June 5, 2018
UX Design-as-a-Service: Nice idea, but only part of the story by Joe McKendrick
https://www.zdnet.com/article/deciphering-the-5-most-important-stages-of-ux-design/

June 6, 2018
A Beginner’s Guide to Voice UX Prototyping by Paula Borowska
https://designmodo.com/guide-voice-prototyping/

June 7, 2018
Notes from Day 1 of UXLX 2018  – Lean Service Design workshop, Jess McMullin by Alex Faundez
https://medium.com/@faundez_alex/noted-from-day-1-of-uxlx-2018-lean-service-design-jess-mcmullin-3e2b8c9f5abe

June 7, 2018
A Beginner’s Guide to UX Prototyping by Stephen Moyers
https://speckyboy.com/beginners-guide-ux-prototyping/

June 10, 2018
The New Ecommerce User Experience: Changes in Users’ Expectations by Kim Flaherty and Anna Kaley
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ecommerce-expectations/

June 13, 2018
12 Signs You’re Dating A UX Designer by Guy Ligertwood
https://uxplanet.org/12-signs-youre-dating-a-ux-designer-354b574426b2

June 13, 2018
How Design Thinking Can Help Improve Your Organization’s Customer Experience by Dom Nicastro
https://www.cmswire.com/customer-experience/how-design-thinking-can-help-improve-your-organizations-customer-experience/

June 13, 2018
The UI and UX Design Pocket Guide by Marc Andrew
https://medium.com/sketch-app-sources/the-ui-and-ux-design-pocket-guide-volume-one-dfb3675ea828

June 14, 2018
Users Don’t Want Filters, They Want Better Content by Pantelis Korovilas
https://medium.com/@hopper_travel/users-dont-want-filters-they-want-better-content-3146f650b8f6

June 14, 2018
Let’s talk user experience: Moving away from pixels, to people by Eman El-Fayomi
https://digital.canada.ca/2018/06/14/lets-talk-user-experience/

June 14, 2018
What drives users to delve deeper into The Met’s vast online collection? By Jamie Raymond
https://museumsdigitalculture.prattsi.org/what-drives-users-to-delve-deeper-into-the-mets-vast-online-collection-18b1131bdef3

June 15, 2018
Never Overlook Animation in UX by John Anagnostou
https://medium.com/the-lair/never-outlook-animation-84eafcddf414

June 17, 2018
How to Test Visual Design by Kathryn Whitenton
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/testing-visual-design/

June 19, 2018
Where Do Design and Business Strategy Meet? Design Thinking by Skot Carruth
http://boxesandarrows.com/where-do-design-and-business-strategy-meet-design-thinking/

June 20, 2018
Measuring the internal success of user research by Nikki Anderson
https://uxdesign.cc/beyond-ux-metrics-measuring-the-internal-success-of-user-research-beaa82f8a0d4

June 21, 2018
Building An Experience Vision From A Journey Map by Jared Spool
https://articles.uie.com/building-an-experience-vision-from-a-journey-map/

June 21, 2018
Designing The Perfect Accordion by Vitaly Friedman
https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/06/designing-perfect-accordion-checklist/

June 21, 2018
VR And AR Mark The Greatest Revolution In The History Of UX/UI Design by Jesse Damian
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jessedamiani/2018/06/21/vr-and-ar-mark-the-greatest-revolution-in-the-history-of-uxui-design/#4fe0422e68a6

June 22, 2018
Improving Parliament’s online visitor experience by Gemma Rogers
https://pds.blog.parliament.uk/2018/06/22/improving-parliaments-online-visitor-experience/

June 24, 2018
Distracted Driving: UX’s Responsibility to Do No Harm by Page Laubheimer
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/distracted-driving-ux/

June 27, 2018
Are you respecting users’ time? A calm technology checklist by Amber Case
https://www.fastcompany.com/90177398/are-you-respecting-users-time-a-calm-technology-checklist

June 27, 2018
6 trends that are changing the face of UX by Kenny Chen
https://www.creativebloq.com/features/6-trends-that-are-changing-the-face-of-ux

June 27, 2018
Build bridges, not walls – video by Jenny Shen
https://vimeo.com/277243126

June 27, 2018
Want to understand experience design? Eat popcorn with chopsticks by Jesus Diaz
https://www.fastcompany.com/90177381/want-to-understand-experience-design-eat-popcorn-with-chopsticks

June 27, 2018
16 UX Design tools from the Sprint Process by Anant Jain
https://uxplanet.org/16-ux-design-tools-from-the-sprint-process-b6ca467b30ad

June 27, 2018
Designing for accessibility is not that hard by Pablo Stanley
https://uxdesign.cc/designing-for-accessibility-is-not-that-hard-c04cc4779d94

June 28, 2018
11 Secrets of Actionable UX Reports by Nick Babich
https://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2018/06/11-secrets-of-actionable-ux-reports/

June 29, 2018
Will UX Ever Become Obsolete? – video by Jakob Nielsen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dto3rerJo3c

Also very cool:
UX Knowledge Base Sketch by Krisztina Szerovay
https://uxknowledgebase.com/

Tweet(s) of the month:
https://twitter.com/MrAlanCooper/status/1013097960979120128


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