Writing of the week
This is the last issue in which I'm going to talk about Design Thinking, so I've made a compilation of all the posts from these last months, in total 15 of them! Thank you very much for reading it <3
- #41 - Design Thinking I - Intro
- #42 - Design Thinking II - Wicked Problems & 1970s
- #43 - Design Thinking III - 1980s
- #45 - Design Thinking IV - 1990s to Present
- #46 - Design Thinking V - What is Design Thinking? I
- #47 - Design Thinking VI - What is Design Thinking? II
- #48 - Design Thinking VII - Attributes
- #49 - Design Thinking VIII - Characteristics
- #52 - Design Thinking IX - Feedback Loops
- #53 - Design Thinking X - Empathize
- #54 - Design Thinking XI - Define
- #56 - Design Thinking XII - Ideate
- #57 - Design Thinking XIII - Prototype
- #58 - Design Thinking XIV - Testing
- #59 - Design Thinking XV - vs Design Methodologies
Lately I'm a bit lost on my skills, so I'm planning (thought, doesn't mean I'll do it hahaha) to make a skills matrix to focus on my weaknesses, so while I digress a bit on the topic, I think I'll share it in the newsletter.
This doesn't stop me from continuing to work on the free course <3.
Thanks for everything, really.
Articles & Ideas
I’m deep in the muddy waters of execution, aka the “actually doing” part after you make a plan, so a lot of the past month’s threads are practical little guides: questions to ask, balls to juggle, reminders to jot down. Julie Zhuo
Take a closer look with us into the history of the Pride flag and how to make design more inclusive. Liz Huang & Pat Timmons
I asked an open-ended question in a survey about one of our app's features (That is somewhat similar to its search feature) to find out why users would use this instead of search. I've got a large number of responses (1000+). Michael Zuschlag
At Baymard our research team has just spent 4,400 hours researching accessibility principles and applying them to the e-commerce field — leading to our new research study on Accessibility for E-Commerce Sites. Alex Krzyminski
A confidence-interval calculation gives a probabilistic estimate of how well a metric obtained from a study explains the behavior of your whole user population. Raluca Budi
Industry best practices to design like a senior designer. Danny Sapio
UX staff can be organized in two ways: centralized or decentralized (or a hybrid). The teams can also report into different parts of the bigger organization. There is currently no single best practice for these team-structure questions. Kate Kaplan
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