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The Crux of It Podcast
11 minutes | Aug 22, 2018
020 Designing for Accessibility: When your user is only using a keyboard
In this episode, we go into some next-level nerd territory and talk a little bit about keyboard-only accessibility.
11 minutes | Jun 19, 2018
019 Modern Brand Standards - What Not To Forget
In this episode of the Crux of It, we discuss important things to consider and include when developing brand standards and guidelines for organizations and products. We delve into the most common misses and mistakes we see when it comes to brand standards and digital.
10 minutes | Apr 25, 2018
018 Participant Problems
In this episode we discuss what happens when the participant in a research study isn’t….. participating, and what to do about it.
11 minutes | Mar 16, 2018
017 Fear Not The Fold!
In this episode we discuss the fold, what it is, where it came from, whether you should fear it (spoiler: you shouldn’t), and what you can do to create designs that encourage scrolling.
12 minutes | Feb 9, 2018
016 Usability Testing for Mobile Apps
In this episode, we discuss usability testing for mobile apps and share a number of valuable lessons about good and not so good ways of conducting these studies.
11 minutes | Jan 19, 2018
015 Accessibility Basics
In this episode we talk accessibility. What is it? Where did it come from? Why should you care? We cover these basics and more.
10 minutes | Dec 15, 2017
014 Research Without A Test Plan
In this episode we discuss when and why you might conduct research without a test plan, or not follow the test plan verbatim.
11 minutes | Oct 6, 2017
013 Prototyping For Research
In this episode we discuss what goes into building a prototype for a usability study, including what needs to work and what you can fake as well, as the pros and cons of editing the prototype during the study
11 minutes | Aug 25, 2017
012 Consultancy vs Agency: What's the difference?
In this episode we discuss what makes agencies and consultancies different from one another, and how those differences show up in the end product as well as the work process.
10 minutes | Jul 31, 2017
011 Usability Research on Difficult Topics
In this episode we discuss conducting usability on “difficult” topics- when the subject is considered private, embarrassing or difficult, or sad and unthinkable. We share some considerations and how we prepare for these research studies in order to help them go smoothly and succeed.
10 minutes | Jun 30, 2017
010 Collaborating With In House UX Teams
In this episode, we continue our conversation about in-house UX teams. We discuss what we’ve observed about successful in-house UX teams, how we collaborate with them, and the factors that result in a successful collaboration.
12 minutes | Jun 16, 2017
009 Not Your Father's Forms
In this episode, we talk form design- and about the ways we can make forms more inclusive and accessible when it comes to capturing information about gender, race, and marital status.
13 minutes | Jun 2, 2017
In this episode of the podcast we continue our conversation about user research #FAILS. We talk about how to prevent them, as well as when it might make sense to allow the fail. We also talk ulab bloopers, and why you should build an emergency exit into your testing scenario.
13 minutes | May 19, 2017
007 When the Prototype is a #FAIL
This episode is the first of two conversations with Larisa Brandt about user research. In this part, we talk about what happens when you take a prototype into user testing and it performs poorly.
11 minutes | Apr 21, 2017
Episode 006: Edge Cases
This episode is all about edge cases, sometimes called fringe cases: what they are, why they matter, how to (and how not to) address them during the user experience design process.
12 minutes | Apr 7, 2017
Episode 005 In House User Experience Part 1 : Making The Right Hire
This episode is the first of a two-part series in which we discuss how organizations can get the most out of their in-house UX teams and what to consider when hiring in-house UX talent. In part 2, we’ll discuss how external consultants can best support and supplement in-house UX teams.
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