Best quotes from UXLx 2017 💬

Quotes from Speakers and Attendees’ tweets. Thank you all! 😍

Jina Anne

Jina Anne

DESIGN SYSTEMS

Don’t treat your design system as a side project. Design system is how you ship your product.

Richard Banfield

Richard Banfield

DESIGN SPRINTS

Not all senior people in your business are trying to derail your project, some think they’re trying to help.

SEX, DRUGS AND INFINITE SCROLL

Lesson from biology: Innovation happens when you foster an environment of adaptation.
You should question everything we say here. If you don’t do it, shame on you.
Designer’s job: make people feel things through experiences they create.

Sarah Doody

Sarah Doody

RAPID RESEARCH

If you’re not talking and listening to your users you’re not doing UX.

Jim Kalbach

Jim Kalbach

UX STRATEGY BLUEPRINT

We can talk about strategy for another 3 hours and still not have a definition.
Planning is important but planning is not a strategy.
See strategy as as conversation.
Building strategy is a creative exercise to design a way of overcoming your key challenges to reach a desired outcome with an interlocking set of choices for consistency in action.

PRACTICAL JOBS TO BE DONE: A WAY OF SEEING

At the core of disruption is a realization that opportunity comes from of understanding the job people want to get done.

Cheryl Platz

Cheryl Platz

GIVING VOICE TO YOUR VOICE DESIGNS

Speech recognition is a probabilities game.

Lauren Lucchese

Lauren Lucchese

CONTENT-FIRST UX DESIGN

Anna Dahlström

Anna Dahlström

STORYTELLING IN DESIGN

We got to remember we no longer control the journey.

Jody Medich

Jody Medich

BECOMING SUPERHUMANS

We train users how to push right buttons in the right order.

Katy Mogal

Katy Mogal

DESIGN FOR BAD

Develop design principles for negative messages.

Tom Greever

Tom Greever

ARTICULATING DESIGN DECISIONS

[talk]

The main reason why we have a job is that we can propose alternative solutions. Never be afraid to do it.

[workshop]

Identify who your stakeholders are and what they value. Then focus on it.
We don’t want to create the environment where everybody accepts our solutions and recommendations. We want to get the mutual agreement.

Jeff Patton

Jeff Patton

THUD: WHY IT’S NOT FAILURE YOU SHOULD BE AFRAID OF

Your company doesn’t get what it wants until customers get what they want.
The problem with ideas is that everyone has them. And most of them sucks. Another problem is that we don’t know which but we’re confident that our’s don’t.

USER STORY MAPPING

Shared documents are not shared understanding. Have conversations with other people in the team.
Our job is build less. We need to minimize the output and maximize the outcome and impact.
The secret to prioritization: NEVER start with features.

Erik Dahl

Erik Dahl

DESIGNING OUR FUTURES

Culture is simply the ensemble of stories we tell ourselves about ourselves.
Identity before effort.

Brenda Laurel

Brenda Laurel

THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS

Remember that outreach always beats isolation.
UX designers are the responsible adults in the room.

Leah Rader

Leah Rader

PARTICIPATORY EXERCISES

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