“Design Research with Sam Ladner” Radio Johnny Podcast, March 2011
In this podcast, Andrew Harris and I talked with Sam Ladner about design research, and the theories behind research design. We discussed how to choose the right research method, the differences between qualitative and quantitative research, and why certain research methods are used at certain times. Sam also talked about what designers can learn from sociologists, particularly when designing for social spaces as well as the value of ethnographic research for mobile experiences. Check it out, and let us know what you think!
“Hi-fidelity Prototyping: its easier than you think” Radio Johnny Podcast, December 2010
In this podcast, Elizabeth Thapliyal talked with Patrick Kovacich and myself about high-fidelity prototyping for quick design validation. Listen, and feel free to leave us a comment with your thoughts!
“Recruiting Usability Participants via Social Media” Radio Johnny Podcast, November 2010
In this podcast, Elizabeth Thapliyal talks with Miriam Melo, Amber Brown, and myself about using Social Media to recruit for UX Research Studies. Amber, Miriam, and I share how Social Media has revolutionized the recruiting process for usability studies, and bought them closer to our customers. We also share the importance reaching out to your customers, giving them a voice, and how they can influence the product development process. Check it out, and please let us know your thoughts!
“Jill Christ and Elizabeth Thapliyal on Stakeholder Reviews” Radio Johnny Podcast, August 2010
In this podcast, Jeff Parks interviewed Elizabeth Thapliyal and I about stakeholder reviews, and we shared several ideas about how businesses can overcome the issue of guessing and arguing over design choices and how these solutions can lead to a better design experience not only for the users but also for all stakeholders involved. We’d love to hear your experiences with this as well! Please feel free to leave a comment, or contact me with your thoughts!