Things we've been reading

Making Sense of the Cross Channel Experience

Some interesting thoughts on creating pervasive information architectures.
http://www.nomensa.com/blog/2012/making-sense-of-the-cross-channel-experience

The Current State of Machine Intelligence 2.0

Really insightful update article on machine intelligence ecosystem mapping.
https://medium.com/@shivon/the-current-state-of-machine-intelligence-f76c20db2fe1

The 11 Traits of the Successful Optimiser

What makes a successful optimiser? Good list here.
https://medium.com/@optimiseordie/the-11-traits-of-the-successful-optimiser-33ba9f740dfe

List of the 25 most innovative banks globally

Great resource for competitor/industry research.
http://www.it-finanzmagazin.de/die-25-innovativsten-banken-alibabaalipay-ungeschlagen-fidor-bank-auf-platz-7-23693/

Teens can't tell the difference between Google ads and search results

Fascinating research into teenage behaviour.
http://www.theverge.com/2015/11/20/9768350/google-ads-search-results-ofcom

Why your content marketing strategy is failing

List of critical errors in marketing strategy.
http://www.launchandhustle.com/content-marketing-strategy-failing

How to Rank Better With User Experience Marketing

The most recent changes involve a move toward understanding concepts.
http://www.searchenginejournal.com/rank-better-user-experience-marketing/141003/

13 Awesome Prototyping Tools for Designers

You may know most of them but still a useful resource.
https://medium.com/@UsabilityTools/13-awesome-prototyping-tools-for-designers-c1cb4db52f9d

The Future Of In-flight Entertainment Is Virtual Reality

Nice article about the VR experience of a passenger.
http://techcrunch.com/2015/12/15/the-future-of-in-flight-entertainment-is-virtual-reality/

Google will soon let you translate messages in other languages without switching apps

Tap to Translate is expected to arrive on Android devices in the first quarter of 2016.
http://thenextweb.com/google/2015/12/16/google-will-soon-let-you-translate-messages-in-other-languages-without-switching-apps/


Tools that have interested us

ProofHQ

ProofHQ brings all your teams together when it comes to getting feedback.
http://www.proofhq.com/


Videos that have interested us

Everything First: Structured UX Thinking

Jon Fisher explains how structure allows a project team to put everything first, helping him run project streams in parallel.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXVpLRwLQt0


Podcasts we have listened to

#115 The utility of UX

Jonathan explains why UX is good business. James goes off into economic theory.
http://uxpodcast.com/115-linkshow-the-utility-of-ux/ 

About the author

Gavin Harris

Gavin Harris

Gavin Harris is an experienced Principal User Experience Consultant specialising in user testing, Information Architecture, HTML prototyping and web accessibility. Over the years he has worked with the likes of the Virgin Group, Land Rover, Kia, Orange and Unilever, and many other enterprise organisations.

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