09 Oct 2018 by Kerryn North
UX Link Roundup – September 2018





There is always something to say, something to learn and something to consider in the ever evolving world of UX. We’ve compiled a list of some of the interesting articles we read in September to share with you in our monthly UX Link Roundup. (In case you missed it, you can read last month’s roundup here.)

Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards: Winners Announced for 2018 from Step Two
https://www.steptwo.com.au/iia/

September 4, 2018
Agile Isn’t Supposed To Be UX Hostile by Jared Spool
https://medium.com/user-interface-22/agile-isnt-supposed-to-be-ux-hostile-756c92fc4d5f

September 5, 2018
Build Better Requirements Documentation: Why, Who, and How by Jennifer Leigh Brown
http://www.uxbooth.com/articles/build-better-requirements-documentation-why-who-and-how/

September 8, 2018
Thoughts on UX Career Paths (#UXHustle) by Andrew Hinton
https://andrewhinton.com/2018/09/08/thoughts-on-ux-career-paths-uxhustle/

September 10, 2018
Competitive Research Done Right by Christina Wodtke
http://eleganthack.com/comparative-research-done-right/

September 10, 2018
The UX is dying by Muditha Batagoda
https://uxplanet.org/the-ux-is-dying-94d5ef6b7256

September 11, 2018
How to “Quantify” Feedback and Avoid Tunnel Vision by Alex Birkett
https://usabilla.com/blog/how-to-quantify-feedback-and-avoid-tunnel-vision/

September 11, 2018
What if “the way we’ve always done things” is the fastest way to agility? by Jeff Gothelf
https://medium.com/@jboogie/what-if-the-way-weve-always-done-things-is-the-fastest-way-to-agility-d881fc6119cc

September 13, 2018
It Takes More Than Technology To Create A Memorable User Experience by Fred de Gombert 
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2018/09/13/it-takes-more-than-technology-to-create-a-memorable-user-experience/#3487bfca14c4

September 16, 2018
The Paradox of Intelligent Assistants: Poor Usability, High Adoption by Kathryn Whitenton and Raluca Budiu
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/intelligent-assistants-poor-usability-high-adoption/

September 17, 2018
How UX Designers Can Innovate by Sean McGowan
https://usabilitygeek.com/how-ux-designers-can-innovate/

September 17, 2018
No Color Allowed: 30 Great Black and White Website from Awwwards
https://www.awwwards.com/no-color-allowed-30-great-black-and-white-websites.html

September 18, 2018
Digital Transformation Is an Ongoing Process by Lisa Croft
https://www.cmswire.com/digital-workplace/digital-transformation-is-an-ongoing-process/

September 18, 2018
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Rapid Prototyping by Nick Babich
https://www.shopify.ca/partners/blog/rapid-prototyping

September 18, 2018
Trusting the Process: Three Ways We Get Clients Comfortable Working with Unknowns by Karah Salaets
http://boxesandarrows.com/trusting-the-process/#more-8058

September 18, 2018
UX in the Age of Abusability by Dan Brown
https://greenonions.com/ux-in-the-age-of-abusability-797cd01f6b13

September 18, 2018
What a Design Sprint CAN’T Do (for Enterprise Teams) by Richard Banfield
http://www.uxbooth.com/articles/what-a-design-sprint-cant-do-for-enterprise-teams/

September 21, 2018
The One Quality All Successful UX Designers Have from UX Design World
https://uxdworld.com/2018/09/21/the-one-quality-all-successful-ux-designers-have/

September 23, 2018
Collaborative Agile Activities Reduce Silos and Align Perspectives by Rachel Krause
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/collaborative-agile-activities/

September 24, 2018
Choosing the Right Design Deliverables for Your Clients by Lindi Reka
https://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2018/09/choosing-the-right-design-deliverables-for-your-clients.php

September 24, 2018
Defining Enterprise UX by Jonathan Walter and Chris Braunsdorf
https://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2018/09/defining-enterprise-ux.php

September 24, 2018
Give Usability Maintenance A Seat At The Table by Roxanne Abercrombie
https://usabilitygeek.com/give-usability-maintenance-seat-table/

September 25, 2018
How to run a successful Design Sprint by George Krasadakis
https://medium.com/@gkrasadakis/how-to-run-a-successful-design-sprint-1702e0f79797

September 26, 2018
Infinite Scrolling: Pros and Cons by Carrie Cousins
https://designshack.net/articles/layouts/infinite-scrolling-pros-and-cons/

September 26, 2018
Who’s a UX writer? by Patrick Stafford
https://www.invisionapp.com/inside-design/ux-writer/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=blog

September 28, 2018
Tips to Improve Engagement Across the Entire Employee Lifecycle by Kosheno Moore
https://www.cmswire.com/digital-workplace/tips-to-improve-engagement-across-the-entire-employee-lifecycle/

September 28, 2018
To Get Employees to Empathize with Customers, Make Them Think Like Customers by Erin Henkel and Adam Grant
https://hbr.org/2018/09/to-get-employees-to-empathize-with-customers-make-them-think-like-customers?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral

September 29, 2018
7 UX Deliverables: What will I be making as a UX designer? by Andreas Komninos
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/7-ux-deliverables-what-will-i-be-making-as-a-ux-designer

 

 


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