Archive for the 'Userability' topic

The Most Popular Podcasts of 2010 – Part 2

In part 2 of our two-part series, we focus on three more of our most popular podcasts of 2011. (Did you miss part 1? No problem, you can still get a run-down on part 1.) One podcast is an interview with web form guru Luke Wroblewski. Another podcast is an excerpt for one of the […]

The Most Popular UIE Podcasts of 2010 – Part 1

We know that people have a preference when it comes to learning environments. Some like to learn by reading about the subject matter. Others prefer an in-person environment. And some would rather listen to audio recordings. We try hard to accommodate all these learning environments for you. There are the articles we publish on our […]

Userability Podcast #19 – Be a Linchpin

This week, calling in from beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah, is Grady Kelly. Grady is inspired by Seth Godin’s new book, Linchpin. He wants to know how UX professionals can work to become indispensable team members and not just another cog in the machine.

Userability Podcast #18 – Is Virginia, Is Not Virginia

Joe Sokohl calls in with a question about using distributed teams on UX projects. Robert Hoekman and Jared Spool have plenty to say on the topic!

Userability Podcast #17 – My Stylish Idaho

Hugh Griffith from Boise asks Jared and Robert, what happens when you swap radio buttons and checkboxes with more stylish graphic replacements?

UIEtips: The Best 15 Minutes of UX Advice

On January 29, 2009, Robert Hoekman and I made history with our first Userability podcast, Exploring More Design Alternatives. We envisioned the podcasts to be the UX version of NPR’s popular radio show Car Talk. Anyone involved in the world of user experience could call in and ask their most pressing and perplexing questions. What […]

Userability Podcast #16 – Testing Without Solutions

Our guest Jon Wold from Oslo brings up a really great point about test results: It’s hard to report on problems without providing suggestions for correcting the problems you observe in testing. Tune in to get Jared and Robert’s suggestions on the topic.

Userability Podcast # 15 – Going Social

It seems we’ve failed to offend our international audience sufficiently, so this week we’ll try again by chatting with Jay Vidyarthi, a designer hailing form Montréal, Québec, Canada. Jay is working on a project with social design aspects. He’s helping design a site where the goal is to build “an involved and contributing community of users.” He wants to know if there are any user experience techniques to encourage participation.

Userability # 14 – Growing in UX

This week, Mohammed Alaa calls in from Egypt with questions about convincing stakeholders of the value of UX and about improving his own UX skills. Robert Hoekman and Jared Spool are back with another episode of Userability!

UIEtips: UIE’s Top Podcasts of 2009

Last week in UIEtips, we revisited some of our favorite articles from 2009. Now we’re turning our attention to our top podcasts of 2009. This past year we produced some outstanding podcasts covering a range of topics with several invited experts. We’ve selected our favorite podcasts that we feel strongly benefits anyone who works in […]