Eric Russell

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Step-by-Step: An Agile Product Validation Process Using Impact Mapping

While working in various IT projects I realized that regardless of all these ‘lean’ product development movements, many companies still encounter …

Product Management

Dashboard Design User Experience Guidelines

Systems are becoming more integrated and able to relay back qualitative, and more often quantitative, data at various degrees of frequency and …

5 Useful Diagrams for Product Managers

1. Swimlanes<p>Swimlanes are a neat way of communicating complex processes. In product management, depending on your vertical, you may be building …

Tips for Agile product roadmaps & product roadmap examples

As a Product Owner, you are responsible for Product Backlog management, stakeholder management and forecasting. Therefore, you will probably use a …

Product Management

How we design enterprise software

At Mesosphere the <b>Product Design team</b> is responsible for the UX of Mesosphere products. Typically this UX primarily relates to the GUI (graphical user …

How to Get a Product Management Job at LinkedIn

They say that LinkedIn is the dream employer. They put a lot of time and effort into each person’s success in the company and care about everyone’s …

Uber PM Talks: How to Crack the PM Interview

Table of Contents<p>Job interview. Is there anything more scary than that? You walk into a room, talk about yourself and your abilities and answer their …

The Typology of Design Sprints

In this talk from ProductTank San Francisco, Kai Haley (Lead of Design Relations and the Google Sprint Master Academy) and Burgan Shealy (UX Design …

UX Design

Download Free User Experience Templates To Use

Collaborate with others in Google Docs and Draw.io<p>I teach at General Assembly in Seattle as a Part Time UX Instructor. One task that pained me early …

BJ Fogg's Behavior Model

<i>Mobile Persuasion: 20 Perspectives on the Future of Behavior Change.</i><p>What Causes Behavior Change?<p>The Fogg Behavior Model shows that three elements …

10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design

The principles<p>Visibility of system status<p>The system should always keep users informed about what is going on, through appropriate feedback within …

5 Strategies for Presenting UX Remotely

<b>Summary:</b> Master remote presentations by creating the right environment, being human, reducing distractions, taking control, and telling a …

How to Hire a Product Manager

My classic post about the role of product management - It’s been a while since I was hiring at a startup, and recruiting at a startup is very …

AUX Reading List, Version 2

A few years ago we posted the reading list for AUX, our UX apprenticeship program. A lot has changed since then, and with our latest update to the …

What We Learned From 30 Top Product Professionals

We often find ourselves surrounded by inspiring product and design leaders who are dedicated to delivering exceptional, user-centric products to the …

Design Thinking Methods: User Stories

In software development and product management, a user story is a description consisting of one or more sentences in the everyday or business …

Design Thinking: Empathy Maps

Empathy Maps help to rapidly put your team in the user’s shoes and align on pains and gains — whether at the beginning of a project or mid-stream …

Design Thinking Methods: Affinity Diagrams

Traditional design methods struggle when dealing with complex or chaotic problems or with large amounts of data. The affinity diagram organizes a …

Want to Be a Better Problem-Solver and Opportunity-Finder? Strategic Design Thinking Holds the Key

Design thinking awakens creativity and activates innovation.<p>Moura Quayle has had an amazing career as a landscape architect, urban-systems designer, a strategic-design scholar, senior leader in government, university dean, and co-founder of UBC Sauder School of Business d.studio. Quayle draws from …

Experts — UIE’s All You Can Learn Library

The UX of Learning UX is Broken

By Dan Maccarone & Sarah Doody<p>It’s May of 1999, the heart of the dot-com boom. I walk into my first “professional” job as an information architect …

The UX of hiring for UX positions

“If I were to just see you blind, I’d think, ‘Cute kid. Next.’”<p>That’s how Emily Rees, Director of Talent at The Stem, described how she normally …

Download Free User Experience Templates To Use

I teach at General Assembly in Seattle as a Part Time UX Instructor. One task that pained me early on while teaching was watching students scour the …

Brutalist Web Design Finally Gets A Takedown

A (satirical) design framework for Brutalist UX offers a “new type of experience based on neglect.”<p>Brutalism is best known as the modernist architectural movement distinctive for its rugged concrete construction and utilitarian lack of ornamentation popular in the 1960s and ’70s. But in recent …

Troubleshooting Group Ideation: 10 Fixes for More and Better UX Ideas

<b>Summary:</b> Groups can bias individuals and impact collaborative ideation. A focus on getting as many ideas as possible can mitigate some of the …

How to build a UX research system that runs on autopilot

UX research allows you to test and validate your hypotheses by understanding how people are using your product. It’s cheaper and more efficient to …

11 Ways I Visualize Product Development Work

…sharing some drawings and notes from a whiteboard training today.<p>Excuse spelling… its been a long day in the trenches!<p>The topic was <b>useful artifacts</b> …

What the Oscar team learned designing apps for healthcare

What if you had to redesign your app to <i>minimize</i> the time users spend in it? That’s the conundrum that confronted Regy Perlera, Adam Karnas, and Gabe …