Enterprise UX can feel overwhelming. These resources shorten the learning curve for designing business products and internal tools.
As we prepare for the free Enterprise UX Virtual Summit next month (20 speakers), let’s recap the most actionable resources.
Enterprise UX Trends
1. The Future of Enterprise UX (e-book)
Written by Asana’s Head of Design, this 47-page guide explores the principles and methods for modern enterprise design. Full of visual case studies from Intuit and Asana.
2. The State of Enterprise UX (video)
Free webinar explores the state of the industry based on two years of data. Lou Rosenfeld, Dave Malouf, and Uday Gajendar explore trends observed in the annual Enterprise UX conference.
A quick look at the intersection of design and development in enterprises.
A realistic exploration of how to survive the “trough of disillusionment” after introducing design thinking.
Case study of refreshing enterprise software with Material Design principles.
6. Making Sense of Enterprise UX (video)
John Maeda explores the history of future of enterprise UX.
Greg Petroff explains the new materiality of software and the opportunities for UX people to increase their impact.
Improving UX Process
Know how to design a long-term UX process based on a 4-year case study in an organization with 5000+ employees.
9. Lean UX in the Enterprise (video)
A step-by-step case study packed with best practices. Based on a government UX project.
Jordan Koschei explains how he’s adapted his workflow and methods for enterprise UX.
Greg Damm explores the unexpected areas of opportunity for enterprise designers.
Know how to modify traditional UX methods for the realities of the enterprise.
13.The Agile UX Survival Guide (e-book)
Written by enterprise product manager Germaine Satia, this 40+ page guide is a crash course on Agile UX workflows.
14. The Project Guide to Enterprise Product Design (e-book)
Distilled from hours of interviews with enterprise teams, this guide presents in-depth case studies from cloud solutions, mobile, government, and healthcare sectors.
See the four steps to creating enterprise UX strategies.
Know how to conduct a minimum viable experiment to maximize learning in the enterprise.
Uday Gajendar explains how the definition and practice of “craft” changes in the enterprise.
18. Collaborative Design for Enterprise Teams (video)
Learn useful tactics based on Daniel Castro’s experience building and growing the UX discipline at Sumo Logic.
See how experienced designers are overcoming the challenges of enterprise UX.
Building Design Culture
20. Spreading Design Thinking in Organizations (video)
Based on her 5 years as a UX leader at Citrix, Julie Baher explains how to drive better product design through cultural transformation.
Dave Malouf explores evangelizing tactics he’s found useful over his 20+ year UX career.
An insightful roundtable discussion with 8 UX experts.
A must-read for assessing how to introduce and spread design in an organization.
One of the most original and insightful articles on enterprise design principles.
25. Eliminating UX Debt (e-book)
Written by Jack Moffett, see how to classify, spot, address, and avoid UX gaps.
26. B2B Product UX
Peter Zalman explores the differences in the content and scale of design work in B2B products vs. B2C products.
A unique perspective on mobile service design for the enterprise.
A crash course on UI principles for business intelligence products.
Conducting User Research
29. Practical User Research for Enterprise UX (e-book)
Written by Rian van der Merwe, this 40-page guide explains how to get buy-in, conduct, and document user research in the enterprise.
See how to adapt this common UX deliverable for enterprise use.
Know the most efficient methods of user research in the enterprise.
32. Design Systems That Scale (video)
An in-depth workshop from Nathan Curtis on creating sustainable design systems.
33. Creating and Scaling Enterprise Design Systems (video)
A case study on improving UX consistency and efficiency at Bottomline Technologies.
A master collection of pattern libraries and design systems from around the world.
A sneak peek inside Airbnb’s design system team and processes.
Nathan Curtis explains best practices for creating and adopting design systems.
See how Salesforce creates and maintains their robust Lightning Design System.
Know how to implement a design system that allows teams to improve creativity, efficiency, and collaboration.
See how to create a component-based design system. Based on the case study of designing CNN’s election night user experience.
A step-by-step guide for creating a Lego-like design system.
An inside look at how the Airbnb DesignOps team manages design at scale.
42. Scaling UX in Organizations (video)
Free webinar that explains a 4-step framework for scaling UX. Based on the experience of Airbnb Design Director Jason Culbertson.
A case study exploring how GE created a design system with Atomic Design.
A detailed look at how FamilySearch documents styles and patterns and synchronizes UX with development.
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