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Crafting User-Loved Products (without losing your mind)

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Crafting User-Loved Products
(without losing your mind)

By Hannah Baker


Dear Reader,

As designers, you know the best way to create products that users love is to stay connected with them and understand their needs.

But you also know you're constantly fighting against time, resources, and buy-in.

That's where continuous UX research comes in. It's like a secret weapon that can help you create better products without losing your mind.

In our latest blog post, Eleanor Hicks, UX/UI Designer at ELEMENT Insurance AG, shares how she's used continuous UX research to become a more confident and impactful designer.

She shares several specific examples of how she used these methods to improve her work and offers tips for other designers looking to implement them into their workflow.

If you're serious about taking your career to the next level and creating products that users love, I highly recommend checking out Eleanor's blog post. You won't regret it.

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Also, if you want to hear directly from Eleanor about her experience, check out the recording of last night's meetup on YouTube, where she walked us through some of the methods she used and their impact on her company and career!

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WORKSHOP: Aligning with Strategy
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June 13, 2024ā€‹
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COURSE: Defining UX Strategy
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Source, shared by Linus Mimetz in the Guildā€‹

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šŸ§  Proactive UX Strategy
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A great meetup talk about What Goes Into a Proactive UX Strategy by Jared Spool from last year.ā€‹
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shared by Dimitar Karagenovā€‹
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šŸŽ§ The intersection of humans, brain science, and technology
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A podcast with Dr. Susan Weinschenk explores how behavioral and brain science affect our technologies and how technologies affect our brains.ā€‹
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shared by Asia Jackowskaā€‹
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Apply to join the Guild of Working Designers here.

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Until next week!

Hannah Baker
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Facilitator & Co-Founder
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The Fountain Institute

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The Fountain Institute

The Fountain Institute is an independent online school that teaches advanced UX & product skills.

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