This week: how Spotify does user research, designing responsible reward systems, inclusive design is for more than just people with impaired vision, Apple’s human interface guidelines, why reading is one entrepreneur’s secret weapon.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// ENTREPRENEURSHIP…


This week: Why Apple stages its product releases for maximum impact, how a new font will help you learn, focus on human emotion for better UX outcomes, oh and by the way UX is dead — long live VX!

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this…


Image from: How user research guided our design for an AI assistant

This week: I love the new InVision blog, or ‘design publication’ as they like to call it, lots of UX stuff including what makes a UX Writer, how to get simple things like birthdate fields right, plus a brilliant podcast telling stories of tech entrepreneurs in developing countries.

Here are…


Image from: New Geometrically-Inspired Pastries, Cakes, and Sweets by Dinara Kasko

This week: Google launches a search engine for scientific data, how to handle errors properly, why Australia is collecting startup metrics, the ux of registration and why it’s crucial to the success of your product, and… cake!

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy…


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This week: Why Amazon, Airbnb and Asos are all investing in Service Design, the President of Y Combinator on how to succeed with a startup, getting notifications right, the future of magnetic tape.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// UX…


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This week: how Airbnb continues to nail it, why Microsoft design with personality in mind, service design and why it’s essential for your business, and how to analyse your user retention.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// SERVICE DESIGN THINGS

Amazon, Airbnb, and Asos are all investing in this one simple design idea


Image from The #1 Answer in Product: It Depends

This week: why you should create complicated personas, writing conversational language for bots, why design should not be invisible, is your maths good enough for a future in machine learning?

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// PERSONA THINGS

Why you Should Create a Person, not Just a Persona

“The wonderful…


Image from How to Build an AI Startup, and Do You Really Need To?

This week: a catch up on some previously saved links because life’s been so busy lately. Featuring: do you really need to launch that AI startup? The random ticket game (nerdy product development fun), why acceptance criteria will help you WIN, my love for Trello never ends.

Here are the…


Image from Lost in the Land of Content? A new visual map to set you on the path to success (illustration by the wonderful Lizzie Everard)

This week: how to create a copy style guide, some beautiful content maps to inspire you, eight ways to prototype your brilliant idea, why usability matters (it really does), when design patterns don’t work.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

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This week: Google’s process for failure, free Tesla code for hackers, improve your prototyping skills, how to create a successful user feedback program.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// USER FEEDBACK THINGS

How we Created a Successful Weekly User Feedback Program

How this User Researcher created “a goldmine that…

Jenny Brown

UX & product development specialist based in Doha. Helping organisations in Qatar build brilliant products to change the world.

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