This Week’s Best Reads in UX

This Week’s best in UX showcases some of the best advice about redesigning mobile apps or design, finding the right UX candidate with the best UX interview questions, and even a great article about finding best UX practices in Lego.
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1. How Web Design and Mobile Design are Becoming the Same Thing

In Chris Bank’s article he discusses just how mobile and web design has converged and identifies some key indicators of this particular trend.  I think you’ll find his examples (collected from over 50 apps and websites) to be particularly interesting.

2. How to Remotely Test Your Mobile App

Molly Wolfberg’s article about testing your mobile app remotely is particularly interesting. She outlines both the trouble with typical prototyping tools, but then also gives examples of some neat testing hacks that will certainly provide you with good opportunities.I think you’ll enjoy her unexpected insights section as it provides some interesting insights into how the tips and tricks came together.
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3. Learning More About Creativity And Innovation From LEGO

This creative article by Rafiq Elmansy outlines the rise of Toy-Making giant LEGO and uses this illustrate the ways in which can reveal a broader role for creativity in organizations or enterprises.
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4. UX Design Practice Verticals

Nathaniel Davis’ article helps us understand the power of UX Design Practice Verticals. He reviews their origin as well as the definitions of 8 such verticals. If you’re interested in enhancing your UX design competency, I think you’ll find Davis’ article particularly intriguing.
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5. And this one by me- 5 Great Interview Questions to Ask Candidates in a UX Interview

In this article I take on some of the typical or basic interview questions, and make them more appropriate to the UX interview.  If you are struggling with finding the right questions for potential UX professionals, this article may prove insightful.

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Megan Wilson
Megan Wilson is user experience specialist & editor of UX Motel. She is also the Quality Assurance and UX Specialist at WalkMe Megan.w(at)walkme.com
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