In Luke’s last post he talked about how most UX designers don’t pay enough attention to non-visual touchpoints. This post is about something bigger. There’s a second aspect to the way we’ve limited our scope of involvement, and its making us miss out on influencing business strategy and being part of a wider customer experience solution.
Looking for a book to learn something specific related to user experience design? You’ve come to the right place!
We present, for your viewing pleasure, our list of recommended UX books.
At the recent Web Directions South 2012 conference in Sydney, there was a lot of discussion about the future of interface design, beyond the obvious visual cues that get most of our attention.
Luke pontificates on the kinds of experiences we may be capable of creating for our users if we were to step back and consider all of the sensory inputs that we possess as humans.
Here’s an actual email I sent to help a colleague who needed to do some user testing but had no experience in doing so and didn’t know where to start.
The results were phenomenal. From that one email, she was able to pull together a ton of insights and give feedback to the development agency that resulted in significant usability improvements.
Matt and Luke have just returned from Web Directions South 2012, the one big event of the year for all things web in Australia. Unlike many conferences Web Directions has an editorial approach and this year questioned where we direct our energies as designers and problem-solvers, as the gatekeepers of a kind of digital rennaissance.
Luke lists ten of his conference takeaways with a UX angle that deserve your attention.
Matt & Luke attended Web Directions South 2012 in Sydney last week, a two-day conference with design, development, big picture and startup tracks.
The conference was inspirational, educational, and provided great fodder for honing one’s sketching skills. Here are Matt’s sketchnotes from the sessions he attended.