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1. The Impact of UI: Predicting the Next Big Thing with Google’s Luke Wroblewski

The Impact of UI: Predicting the Next Big Thing with Google’s Luke Wroblewski

Luke Wroblewski, Product Director at Google (and author of Rosenfeld Media book Web Form Design), discusses his perspective on how better user interface design can make a huge impact. With a degree in graphic design and experience teaching at the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, he brings a range of experiences and perspectives to the problem of how a design craftsperson can become more strategic and have a bigger impact. Finally, he shares what’s on the horizon - the next “web form design” to be solved. More about Luke: www.lukew.com

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2. How To Get Usability Testing Right: a Chat with Steve Krug

How To Get Usability Testing Right:  a Chat with Steve Krug

Every company wants to make useful products that people want–but few really do. In today’s episode, Steve Krug, author of Rocket Surgery Made Easy, chats with guest host Laura Klein. Steve shares tips for setting up a successful usability test–and what two questions you should never ask during the test. Ever. Sign up for the User Research for Everyone Conference: http://userresearchforeveryone.com Follow Steve on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skrug Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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3. DesignOps as Service: Talking Adaptive Mapping with Michael Polivka

DesignOps as Service: Talking Adaptive Mapping with Michael Polivka

To most designers, DesignOps sounds like a necessary evil. But not to Michael Polivka, Chief of Staff for Experience Design at Autodesk. Michael talks with Lou about how DesignOps actually serves product teams. And how adaptive modeling and radical prioritization from the top down can make design scalable in an enterprise environment. Learn more about DesignOps at the inaugural DesignOps Summit this November 6-8, 2017 in NYC: http://rfld.me/2tJZRbC Follow Michael Pollvka on Twitter:https://twitter.com/michaelpolivka Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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4. User Experience in Finance: A Chat with Steve Turbek

User Experience in Finance:  A Chat with Steve Turbek

Designing apps that empower people to manage their own investments is a high stakes challenge. Steve Turbek, Head of User Experience Design at Fidelity Investments, shares how his team walks the tightrope between making easy to use products on the front end and processing complex transactions on the backend. And why having no finance background is a surprising asset for any UX designer. Follow Steve Turbek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/steveturbek Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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5. Recruiting for User Research: a Chat with Nate Bolt

Recruiting for User Research: a Chat with Nate Bolt

Nate Bolt knows more about recruiting for user research than the average human. He created the first moderated remote testing software, founded Ethnio, and authored the book Remote Research. In this podcast, Nate sits down with Lou to share ideas for how to get started, and what to look for in an ideal research participant. Buy Nate’s book: http://rfld.me/scboltbk Follow Nate on Twitter: https://twitter.com/boltron Follow Rosenfeld Media on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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6. Beyond Usability Testing: a Chat with Leah Buley

Beyond Usability Testing: a Chat with Leah Buley

Usability testing helps you find bugs in your product. But it can’t tell you if customers love your product. In this episode, UX Team Of One author Leah Buley talks about the insights under your nose that you probably aren’t using. And offers a realistic approach to rapid research and product development. Register for User Research for Everyone Conference: userresearchforeveryone.com Follow Leah on Twitter: https://twitter.com/leahbuley Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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7. More is Not Better: Creating a Content Framework with Kristina Halvorson

More is Not Better: Creating a Content Framework with Kristina Halvorson

Kristina Halvorson is the author of Content Strategy for the Web and producer of the Confab Conference, presented by her Minneapolis-based company Brain Traffic. In this episode of Rosenfeld Review, she discusses the best ways to deal with content chaos, navigate the changing nature of conferences (spoiler: they’re not dying!), and more. Kristina’s content framework, Brain Traffic’s Content Strategy Quad: https://www.braintraffic.com/blog/new-thinking-brain-traffics-content-strategy-quad

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8. The Real Point of Research: a Chat with Erika Hall, author of Just Enough Research

The Real Point of Research:  a Chat with Erika Hall, author of Just Enough Research

Erika Hall wants us to get one thing straight: getting research right isn’t about the method you choose. It’s about gathering research to make the right design decisions for your business. Hear Erika’s ideas for how to bake research into the product design process. And why every organization needs a “team philosopher.” Buy Erika’s book: https://www.amazon.com/Just-Enough-Research-Erika-Hall/dp/1937557103 Follow Erika on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mulegirl Follow Rosenfeld Media on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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9. Getting to Done: a Chat with Cindy Alvarez, author of Lean Customer Development

Getting to Done:  a Chat with Cindy Alvarez, author of Lean Customer Development

Cindy Alvarez knows how to go toe to toe with leaders who resist user research and still get it done. The author of Lean Customer Development shares tips from her experience for conducting research–even when you don't have formal authority or budget. Buy Cindy’s book: http://www.leancustomerdevelopment.com/ Follow Cindy on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cindyalvarez Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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10. Fourth Order of Design and the Enterprise: A Talk with Richard Buchanan

Fourth Order of Design and the Enterprise: A Talk with Richard Buchanan

Enterprises present complex challenges for designers and, really, everyone in a large org. Lou talks with Dick Buchanan about his pioneering work around the “fourth order of design,” and how design and systems thinking are related. Learn why Richard believes enterprises are the ultimate design challenge. Join Dick at Enterprise UX 2018: http://enterpriseux.net/ Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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11. Imagination Work Meets Remote Work: Reflections on Collaboration with MURAL’s Mariano Suarez-Battan

Imagination Work Meets Remote Work: Reflections on Collaboration with MURAL’s Mariano Suarez-Battan

Mariano Suarez-Battan is the co-founder and CEO of MURAL https://mural.co/, a tool for remote collaboration—and longtime partner/sponsor of Rosenfeld Media’s conferences. MURAL was founded in 2011 after Mariano experienced first-hand the struggle of working remotely with a large, distributed team while designing video games. In this episode of the Rosenfeld Review, Mariano and Lou discuss the challenges of collaboration among remote teams and how platforms like MURAL can level the playing field between coworkers, often flattening hierarchies and changing culture in the process. Mariano also shares his predictions about how workplaces will operate five years in the future. Learn more: mural.co/ebook Mariano’s shoutout - IBM’s Phil Gilbert, one of MURAL’s early adopters, and Tim Brown, former CEO at Ideo who introduced Mariano to Phil. Follow Mariano on Twitter: https://twitter.com/batmelon MURAL is sponsoring all three of Rosenfeld Media conferences this year: Advancing Research https://rosenfeldmedia.com/advancing-research-2020/, Enterprise Experience https://rosenfeldmedia.com/enterprise2020/, and DesignOps Summit https://rosenfeldmedia.com/designopssummit2020/. Be sure to stop by their booth!

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12. Using UX Mapping to Change Lives: A Talk with Jim Kalbach

Using UX Mapping to Change Lives: A Talk with Jim Kalbach

Can UX mapping transform someone’s life? Jim Kalbach, Head of Customer Success at Mural and author of “Mapping Experiences,” pondered this question when a global counter-terrorism organization approached him to facilitate a workshop in Abu Dhabi. The users were former violent extremists turned activists against terrorism. Jim chats with Lou about how this mapping experiences translates to social impact. Read Jim’s work on his blog: https://experiencinginformation.com/ Follow Jim Kalbach on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JimKalbach Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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13. How to Make Research Appealing to Anyone: A Chat with Abby Covert

How to Make Research Appealing to Anyone: A Chat with Abby Covert

You're sitting in front of a mound of user research data. How do you take that mound and make it into valuable bite-sized chunks? How do you make decisionmakers care? Abby Covert, author of How to Make Sense of Any Mess, shares her approach to packaging research in ways that get at what audiences need. Buy Abby’s book: https://www.amazon.com/How-Make-Sense-Any-Mess/dp/1500615994 Follow Abby on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Abby_the_IA Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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14. DesignOps in a Post-Industrial World: Crash-Coursing Complex Systems with Jeff Sussna

DesignOps in a Post-Industrial World: Crash-Coursing Complex Systems with Jeff Sussna

Lou and Jeff Sussna discuss the challenge of synthesizing development and operations in a digital world. How do you scale design as part of a responsive digital business when everyone is digital? Jeff Sussna is the author of Designing Delivery. As principal at Ingineering.IT, he helps clients apply Agile, DevOps, and Design Thinking to maximize delivery speed and service quality. Join Jeff and Lou at the DesignOps Summit: http://rfld.me/2uvcarb Follow Jeff Sussna on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeffsussna Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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15. Exploring the DesignOps Definition: A Chat with Dave Malouf

Exploring the DesignOps Definition: A Chat with Dave Malouf

Dave Malouf has worked with Rosenfeld Media to curate our EUX program, but did you know that he’s also active in the DesignOps movement? Lou sat down with Dave to talk about the emerging framework of DesignOps, and how it’s more than just design combined with operations. If you want to get in on the ground floor of defining DesignOps, join us at the next DesignOps Summit: http://www.designopssummit.com Follow Dave Malouf on Twitter: https://twitter.com/daveixd Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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16. Bubbles of Belief: Dave Gray Talks Liminal Thinking & Current Events

Bubbles of Belief: Dave Gray Talks Liminal Thinking & Current Events

Technology is unintentionally conspiring against you: making sure you only see more of what you like and agree with. How do we as a people expand our point of view when arguments are no longer productive? Dave Gray's returns to talk with Lou Rosenfeld about how his latest book, Liminal Thinking, applies to Brexit and the recent U.S. election. Follow Dave Gray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davegray Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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17. UX and Digital Data: A Talk with Phil Kemelor

UX and Digital Data: A Talk with Phil Kemelor

It’s one thing to have the data and research, and it’s another to put it together in a way that teaches you something as an organization. Lou sits down with Phil Kemelor, VP of Client Services of MaasMedia, to discuss how digital data can complement the qualitative methods of UX best practices, in organizations of all sizes. Follow Phil Kemelor on Twitter: https://twitter.com/philkemelor Follow Rosenfeld Media: https://twitter.com/rosenfeldmedia

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18. Designing your Design Org with Kristin Skinner and Peter Merholz

Designing your Design Org with Kristin Skinner and Peter Merholz

Kristin Skinner and Peter Merholz, co-writers of Org Design for Design Orgs, are teaching a full day workshop at the DesignOps Summit this year. On this episode of the Rosenfeld Review, they discuss the career milestones that brought them to the realization that there was a book to be written about the challenges they faced when coordinating and managing across teams. What Peter’s reading: Uday Gajendar’s “Rise of the Meta Designer” in Interactions Magazine https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3338285 What’s inspiring Kristin lately: Scott Berkun’s work http://scottberkun.com More about the workshop: As the move to establish in-house design teams accelerates, it turns out there’s very little common wisdom on what makes for a successful design organization. In their full day workshop at the DesignOps Summit on October 25 in New York City, Peter Merholz and Kristin Skinner will draw from their groundbreaking book Org Design for Design Orgs, and address this lacuna by shining a light on the unsung activities of actually running a design team, the organizational and operational challenges and considerations, and what works and what doesn’t.

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19. Say 'Wework Research' Five Times Fast: a Chat with Tomer Sharon

Say 'Wework Research' Five Times Fast: a Chat with Tomer Sharon

The Brilliant Tomer Sharon, Rosenfeld author and Head of User Research at Wework, talks to Lou about his approach to research, the value of culture and process over deliverables and the emerging off-screen frontier of UX design. Use code TSHARON on Rosenfeldmedia.com for 20% off his book, Validating Product Ideas. Incidentally, we at Rosenfeld Media is conducting its own research project, which is about designing a program focused on research (this is not a gag). Check it out: http://unbouncepages.com/design-research-for-everyone/

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