Many UX teams have started to invest in the Jobs-to-be-done (JTBD) methodology. Does the JTBD methodology answer all your needs? Is it the right process for you and your team/company? These are some of the questions we’ll be discussing in this week’s event.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on the 18th of January 2018 (18/1/2018) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. How has Jobs-to-be-done influenced your approach to UX?
  2. What are the challenges or limitations when using the Jobs-to-be-done methodology?
  3. What good examples of Jobs-to-be-done methodology improving the UX process have you seen?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

This UXDiscuss will look at The Mobile User Experience and designing for the small screen.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on the 11th of January 2018 (11/1/2018) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. Should mobile UX be seen as separate to other aspects of a user interaction with a system? If so, in what ways?
  2. What are some of the UX challenges when working in mobile?
  3. What examples have you seen of great, mobile specific, UX?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

This UXDiscuss will look at Your UX Resolutions for the year ahead.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on the 4th of January 2018 (4/1/2018) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. What are your UX resolutions for 2018?
  2. What do you think will be the key trends in UX during 2018?
  3. What UX events do you have on your calendar for this year?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

Keeping up with tradition, in our last event of the year before we take a holiday break, we will look back at UX in 2017 and how it affected you.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on 20th December 2017 (20/12/2017) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. What has been your UX highlight of 2017?
  2. What UX obstacles did you have to overcome in 2017?
  3. Looking back, would you consider 2017 a positive year for UX?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

In this UXDiscuss we will be discussing UX Certification.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on 14 December 2017 (14/12/2017) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. Is it worthwhile to obtain a UX specific qualification? If you have one, what are the main benefits you have found?
  2. What are the main issues surrounding the currently available UX specific qualifications? How could these be improved?
  3. If you were recruiting, how much difference would an applicants UX qualification make over other applicants with other qualifications/experience?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

UX as a profession has become very popular and it seems to be one of the hottest jobs at the moment. The challenge is in understanding what kind of UX practitioner you want to be and if UX is the right fit for you. Even then, it’s hard to understand where to get started on the career path to being a UX professional, especially if you have varying levels of experience in complementary disciplines. In this UXDiscuss we will be discussing how to get started and what might be the best avenue for you.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on 7 December 2017 (07/12/2017) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. How did you decide that you wanted to be a UX professional?
  2. What challenges did you face along your journey to becoming a UX professional?
  3. What was your career path that got you where you are today?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

Style guides as we knew them have grown into live Design Systems that are able to accommodate constant change. Multiple teams need to use or maintain the system. In this UXDiscuss we’ll be discussing the creation and development of Design Systems to help maintain consistency in complex systems.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on 30 November 2017 (30/11/2017) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. How do you go about creating and maintaining a Design System in your UX process?
  2. What are the challenges of creating and maintaining a Design System?
  3. What good examples of Design systems done well have you seen?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

This UXDiscuss we’ll be looking at 3 Years of UXDiscuss and how it may have affected your UX thinking.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on 23 November 2017 (23/11/2017) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. Which UXDiscuss event(s) have you found most useful?
  2. Which topics would you like to see more discussion of on UXDiscuss?
  3. Has taking part in UXDiscuss, and other Twitter chats such as UXChat, increased your UX network?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

According to the U.N. World Population Prospect, 8% of the world population is over 65. The same study predicts that until 2050 that percentage will double to 16%. With the increase in an ageing world population, UX designers have to take those aspects into account and can’t afford to ignore their needs. This UXDiscuss we’ll be looking at UX Design for an Ageing Population and how best to serve them.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on 16 November 2017 (16/11/2017) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. What are the key UX considerations when designing for an ageing, global population?
  2. What are the UX challenges of designing an ageing population?
  3. Which sites, apps, products, etc. are well designed to adapt to users as they age?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!

This UXDiscuss we’ll be looking at How Can UX be Applied to Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning and how to keep yourself organised.

The #uxdiscuss event will be held on 9 November 2017 (9/11/2017) at 1pm UK time (8am Eastern US).

The questions we will be discussing are:

  1. What are the key UX aspects to consider when designing for AI/ML systems?
  2. What are the key UX related risks in the area of AI/ML?
  3. What examples have you seen of great UX applied to AI/ML systems?

The questions will be posted to Twitter via @uxdiscuss using the hashtag #uxdiscuss and all you have to do is join in.

We look forward to seeing you then!