UX Like Us

UX Like Us

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UX Like Us is a podcast for the User Experience community. Designers, researchers, analysts, strategists - even product managers and front-end developers - will feel right at home as we discuss the techniques, tools, and toys that help us bring great products to life.


Do Designers Need Jobs to be Done?
Apr 22 • 57 min
Summary Roman Bercot and Larry King explore Clayton Christensen’s Jobs to be Done framework and whether product design professionals need this “occasionally useful gimmick.” What is a JTBD? Why should designers use them? How many milkshake jokes can we…
UX Like Us 15 - the Agile Manifesto
Mar 22 • 78 min
18 years after the Agile Manifesto was published, Agile development methodologies dominate the way we make software. But are any of these methodologies truly Agile? Roman and Larry discuss the 4 Agile Values and 12 Agile Principles to see where we have…
Design Ethics - UX Like Us 14
Mar 15 • 44 min
As designers realize greater impact and influence in their organizations, Design Ethics becomes an increasingly important discussion. We start the conversation with the UX of Ts & Cs, the Surveillance Industrial Complex, and designing weapons. ——- Show…
the Overlap Pt. 2 - UX Like Us 13
Mar 8 • 58 min
Nelson Yu, Director of Strategy and Business Development at Experian, joins us to give a product manager’s view of the overlap between PM and Design. And you’ll never guess what Nelson picks for Stuff Designers Love! Cover Photo by Josh Calabrese on…
When Should You Redesign?
Mar 1 • 43 min
In light of several high-profile redesigns greeted by user revolt, Larry asks when is redesign the right move? How might we allow for user choice, while also allowing us iterate and innovate? Stuff Designers Love: indoor skydiving. ——- Show Notes Herb…
The Smart and Creepy Home - UX Like Us - 11
Feb 14 • 47 min
Larry’s smart home increasingly belongs to Amazon. Will Amazon use Eero to make setting up smart homes easier? Should Eero owners worry about their privacy? ——- Show Notes The Verge: Why Amazon buying Eero feels so disappointing…
Culture Eats Strategy - UX Like Us - 10
Feb 8 • 69 min
Kevin M. Hoffman, author of Meeting Design, discusses the power of culture in our organizations. What shapes culture? What transcends cultures and works across contexts? What levers can we pull to influence our cultures, regardless of title? ——- Show…
Bold Predictions for UX in 2019
Feb 1 • 52 min
Larry King and Roman Bercot discuss Roman’s Bold Predictions for UX in 2019. Plus, we discuss InVision’s The New Design Frontier state of design report.
Fresh Perspectives
Jan 24 • 35 min
Larry and Roman discuss exciting new talks from UX Camp DC presenters: @danachis @feadog @jeffpass Stuff Designers Love twitter thread by @bethdean: https://twitter.com/bethdean/status/1084153270644310016
The Overlap
Jan 11 • 47 min
Larry considers the overlap between UX and Product Management. And a great new sketching app for iPad Pro. What do you think of the Stuff Designers Love jingle? Let us know what you think on Twitter. @LAKing and @Stuporman Enjoying the show? Please…
What is a Design Strategist?
Jan 4 • 44 min
Larry and Roman welcome 2019 by discussing the role of a design strategist, business strategy, ethics, vision, super aggregators, and tiki bars along the way.
The Tool Show
Dec 14, 2018 • 34 min
Larry and Roman discuss the 2018 Design Tools Survey, and how our tools shape our art. ——- UXTools.co 2018 Design Tools Survey (https://uxtools.co/survey-2018) ——- Actionable Futures Framework by Nordkapp (https://futures.nordkapp.fi/process-and-methods/)…
I’m Gonna Be A Webmaster
Dec 6, 2018 • 33 min
Who should go into UX? Larry and Roman discuss traits that can make for a great UX professional, and stuff designers love. —- Jake Knapp’s ‘Make Time’ talk at Webdagene 2018 —…
The WIP Problem
Nov 29, 2018 • 44 min
Roman is disappointed with Dark Mode. Larry talks about the Phoenix Project. ——- The Big Batch / Small Batch diagram by John Cutler: https://twitter.com/johncutlefish/status/1002193108765831168 ——- The Phoenix Project by Kevin Behr, George Spafford, and…
Thank-UX-giving
Nov 22, 2018 • 30 min
Just in time for Thanksgiving in the US, it’s the UX Like Us Thank-UX-giving episode. We discuss favorite dishes and all the user experience things we’re grateful for.
Ending the Existential Crisis
Nov 15, 2018 • 34 min
Larry’s recent trip to the Magic Kingdom provides some inspired examples of Experience Design. We put the title debate to bed (hopefully) forever.