TLDR: Not really. And No, you’re not. (You are all fine people.) It’s become fashionable to bash Design Thinking, maybe more so last year but it takes me a while to get around to articles like this one. Actually I
When it just seemed people were finally figuring out what Design means, we get the backlash. I had drafted a post responding to Design Thinking bashing (like this and this), and now Maeda reheats his annual report (if you can make it
I’ve had experience with a bunch of different development methodologies in my career, starting with military acquisition–the problems of which (e.g. the $600 hammer stories) led to many changes in project management (e.g. PMBOK), lean processes, the agile manifesto etc.
There are two unicorns in UX. Or maybe one Two-nicorn. We all know and love the discussions about the interaction+visual design+front-end coder. As I’m looking for new work, I’m coming across a number of position descriptions for Product Manager with requirements
I frequently kill time on Quora, looking at what questions are being asked about UX. There are an annoying amount of ‘What is the absolute least amount of effort I have to put forth to become an expert in UX
I just changed my tagline today from ‘UX Professional’ to ‘Full-Stack UX Professional’. Partly because I haven’t done any new posts in a while; partly because of job application rejections thank you’s with the vague ‘not what my client was looking
Here I start to discuss one of the issues that got me writing on UX in the first place. Having been in the field quite a while, I get peeved reading about how UX is a new (or relatively new) field.
One of the arguments UX’ers love to have is about job titles. It’s up there with ‘defining the damn thing’, ‘UX vs. UI’, ‘should designers code’, ‘should designers draw’, ‘do I need a UX portfolio’ (I bought into that one), ‘what’s