Hello AllcFocusing upon UX Design in the midst of a war and burgeoning global crisis is rather challenging. There are many ways in which one can help. Staying informed about the war is one, though Unicef.org, DoctorsWithoutBorders.org, and GlobalCitizen.org all have actionable items one can take to help.

Mohit

 

1. 25 Meaningful Ways You Can Help Ukraine
“As the Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens more lives, here are some meaningful ways you can help.”
https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/ways-to-help-ukraine-conflict/

2. Continuous Design And How To Enable It
“How Agile and DevOps can influence a modern approach to the design of software visuals, UX, and interactions.”
https://uxdesign.cc/continuous-design-and-how-to-enable-it-79863eeca0f7

3. What is Accessibility?
“Accessibility is the concept of whether a product or service can be used by everyone—however they encounter it. Accessibility laws exist to aid people with disabilities, but designers should try to accommodate all potential users in many contexts of use anyway. To do so has firm benefits—notably better designs for all.”
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/topics/accessibility

4. The Business Value Of Design
“How do the best design performers increase their revenues and shareholder returns at nearly twice the rate of their industry counterparts?”
https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-design/our-insights/the-business-value-of-design

5. The Case For Creative Problem Solving
“Creativity should be in every leader’s toolbox.”
https://medium.com/@ideoCD/the-case-for-creative-problem-solving-f6f1a7a26a0f

6. Ideo Studied Innovation In 100+ Companies–Here’s What It Found
“Innovation is hard to pin down, but with these six insights Ideo says it’s cracking the code.”
https://www.fastcompany.com/3069069/ideo-studied-innovation-in-100-companies-heres-what-it-found

7. Analyzing Apple Music’s UX
“I don’t know about you — but I find Apple Music’s navigation to be one of its most confusing aspects. Great applications don’t make you think about where you are, you just know; great apps make it easy to undo and go back to where you were. Really great apps don’t make you think, “Oh great, I’m lost, how do I go back.””
https://uxdesign.cc/apple-musics-ux-problem-e8f5fac756de

8. Here Comes the Full Amazonification of Whole Foods
“A newly revamped store in Washington shows how thoroughly Amazon has woven itself into the grocery shopping experience.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/28/technology/whole-foods-amazon-automation.html

9. How Ooni’s Pizza Oven Became The Must-Have Pandemic Cooking Appliance
“After the pandemic hit, Ooni grew 300%—and sold $70 million worth of backyard pizza ovens—in just one year.”
https://www.fastcompany.com/90717853/how-oonis-pizza-oven-became-the-must-have-pandemic-cooking-appliance

10. J. Kenji López-Alt Says You’re Cooking Just Fine
“Ahead of the release of his new book, “The Wok,” the food columnist reflects on kitchen-bro culture, who gets credit for recipes, and how not to be an asshole.”
https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-new-yorker-interview/j-kenji-lopez-alt-says-youre-cooking-just-fine