Discovery Projects. No, the ones before that…

S02E03 Determining What and Why you’re starting a project (or even a business) is important. We take a look at how Discovery Projects can help. Here, we talk about things to do well before “discovery” that’s usually done once you’ve been handed a project. Transcript Matthew: Focus, people, focus. Matt: So, what are we talking about today? Are we gonna be– Matthew: Well? Matt: The thing we talked about doing? Matthew: I think we’re gonna do the thing we talked about doing. Matt: I got all night. Matthew: If you remember what that is. I don’t know. Matt: So welcome […]

Insights vs Observations

S02E02 We discuss the difference between an Insight and an Observation with regard to Research. The distinction might sound semantic, but in practice it’s good to be clear. Transcript Matt: Make that your new opening clip. Matthew: and I’m definitely gonna leave in the part were we’re talking about the opening clip in the opening clip. Including this part right here. Cue music. Matt: Hey! Matthew: Hey! Matt: And we’re back! Matthew: And we’re back! Matt: We’re in, we’re here, welcome Matthew: Season two, episode two. Insights versus observations. Matt: Dun, dun, dun. Matthew: It’s gonna be… We’re gonna do […]

Remote Collaboration on Research and Building Journey Maps

S02E01 Matt and Matthew finished a big project and talk about the approach they took along the way. A bit of a case study where names were removed to protect … well, us against NDA stuffs. Transcript Matthew: We just have to be very careful about not saying, well, you know what, if we do say it, we can always, you know, we just bleep it out. Matt: True. I think we should avoid saying or . Matthew: Oh, absolutely. Matt: All right, hey Matthew. Matthew: Oh hey, didn’t see you there. Yeah, okay, we’re… Matt: Take two! Matthew: Take […]

Inclusivity is for Everyone-Part 2

S01E09 Part 2 of Matthew’s chat with Darice de Cuba about accessibility, inclusivity, and a little bit about the important topic of mental health. Something that we should all be talking more about. Transcript Darice: So I think, yes, we have to think about strategy, of how to make people aware on all levels of a business why it’s important, and what do you gain from it? Because we all want to know what we gain from something. And I still say it doesn’t cost that much if you do it from day one. I stand by that, I stand […]

Doctor Visit or Contextual Inquiry? You Decide!

S01E08 Matthew talks about visiting the doctor on the doctor’s first day using the new system for capturing visit notes and ordering prescriptions. Transcript Matt: I’m not dressed for this. Matthew: Neither am I. Got my housecoat on and ooh. Matt: I didn’t shave today. Matthew: Me either. I haven’t shaved, 1973. Matt: So you were going to tell a story. Matthew: Yes I am going to tell you a story. Sit back children. One inappropriate joke later. I’ll begin again. Here we go, ready? Matt: Alright. Matthew: Good anecdote. Matt: That was funny. Matthew: Oh terrible. So I went […]

Inclusivity is for Everyone

S01E06 Matthew chats with Darice De Cuba about accessibility, inclusivity, and … nary a mention of 9 rules? Kids, ask your parents. Transcript Matthew: Hi. Im Matthew, one of the hosts of the show. This weeks episode is going to be a little bit different from the handful we’ve done so far. In that I’m interviewing Darice de Cuba. Darice is a front-end developer who lives in the Netherlands and has a passion for accessibility and inclusivity in design. We had a great conversation about inclusivity in design. Which I ope you stick around for. One of the things I […]


S01E05 Admittedly, we got a little silly on this one. But seriously, who buys a subscription to hand bells?! TRANSCRIPT Matthew: Glitch in the matrix. Matt: Apparently, damn matrix, always glitches. Matthew: I’m against them, Any matrice Or rubric. Matt: This is going to fall under the realm of maybe up outer rails of our typical topic of what we’d like to talk about. Matthew: Alright Matt: But, I saw something curious I wanted to share it with you and get your opinion and feedback Matthew: Okay Matt: And thoughts, let’s call it a thought exercise Matthew: Okay no graphic […]

It Depends. Or Does it? Yes. Unless…

S01E03 We talk about the dreaded, and yet, accurate phrase. When to use it and what comes after… Transcript Matthew: Yeah, even if we were being evil, it’s not anybody could stop us. Well, is there any topic you’d like to tackle today? Matt: Good question. Matthew: Thank you. Matt: Great questions. Matthew: That’s why they pay me the big bucks. Matt: My jaw is slack because– this is not what we talked about yesterday, as far as, something– Matthew: Oh, I see. Matt: Like, do I wanna open this can of worms. Like this, this fits more into like […]