UIE Book Corner
By Adam Churchill
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Here at UIE we’ve amassed quite a library, and we’re adding to it all the time. Adam Churchill took the opportunity to interview a few of our favorite authors to dig a little deeper into the tools and techniques you can use in your day-to-day work.
||CleanJeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden’s “Sense & Respond”||Traditional marketing and communications often take the form of a one-way conversation. Things are put out into the market and it generally ends there. With the emergence of social media, a two-way conversation has also emerged. It leads to the opportun||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrett Harned’s “Project Management for Humans”||Project management encompasses an important set of skills, such as communication, planning, and forecasting. But does someone need the title of project manager to actually do the work? In Brett Harned’s book Project Management for Humans, he makes th||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKevin Hoffman’s “Meeting Design for Managers, Makers, and Everyone”||There’s a stigma surrounding meetings. They’re often seen as unproductive wastes of time. But in Kevin Hoffman’s view, meetings are actually a design problem. In his upcoming book, Meeting Design for Managers, Makers, and Everyone, Kevin lays out||7/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDan Brown’s “Designing Together”||Dan believes that collaboration and conflict—that’s right, conflict—are the basis for good design. The book itself evolved from his Surviving Design Projects card game. Dan joins us for this podcast to discuss his book, and his thinking around col||8/26/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteve Portigal’s “Interviewing Users: How to Uncover Compelling Insights”||Steve’s book is a distillation of his years of experience conducting research with users. Somehow existing as both a handbook of sorts and as a casual conversation with one of the sharpest minds in the field, it’s a must-have for anyone thinking abo||8/23/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRuss Unger’s “Designing the Conversation”||Facilitation is an important skill, whether with collocated or remote teams. It drives conversation and collaboration. The ability to facilitate well is integral when conducting participatory design activities, giving a presentation, or even giving a vi||5/24/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMargot Bloomstein’s “Content Strategy at Work”||Here at UIE we’ve amassed quite a library, and we’re adding to it all the time. One of the more recent additions is Margot Bloomstein’s book Content Strategy at Work. The subtitle of Margot’s book is “Real-World Stories to Strengthen Every Int||5/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|