Gregg Bernstein, User Experience Research Lead at Signal, dropped his new book this week.
Research Practice: Perspectives from UX researchers in a changing field contains 430 pages of stories, reflections and insights from UX research practitioners.
It’s not a book about how to do research or why it’s important (there are plenty of those already). It’s about the experience of being a researcher, covering several key themes:
- paths into UX research
- interviewing and hiring
- starting a new role
- working with teams and stakeholders
- raising awareness of research
- sharing work and making impact
- building research teams
- career challenges
You will also find a short section from me reflecting on how the social sciences prepared me for working in this field.