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10 Lessons from Designing A Product

When I first joined Toro (a product team in Stampede: torotimer.com), the team was in the midst of a sprint. For those who are not familiar with sprint, it is a set period of time during which specific work has to be completed and made ready for review, usually involving the product owner, the design… Keep reading

User Experience

bp’s Most Nurturing Design Partner

Stampede was recently recognised as bp’s Most Nurturing Design Partner at bphxd global’s first partner collab in London. 🎊 We’re excited, humbled and grateful for this recognition. This is a clear signal that our collaboration with bp in enterprise delivery support and nurturing design talents is making waves and impact globally. In November 2023, I… Keep reading

User Experience

Raising the ceiling of design in Malaysia

Stampede Makers has always been our way to celebrate the spirit and love for the craftsmanship of designers and creators. In December 2023, we ran our Makers Edition 6. It is fully organised by the team at Stampede and over 100 people signed up. Throughout most of 2023, we’ve been curious about our role as… Keep reading

User Experience

Human-centred designs powering digital and sustainability initiatives at PETRONAS

For the past five years, Stampede has been collaborating with PETRONAS, enabling and advocating for the integration of user-centred design processes into their digital tools. And recently, we attended PETRONAS Digital Day 2023 at KL Convention Center, an event that celebrates all things digital and how we all have a part to play in the… Keep reading

User Experience

Designing better surveys: obtaining qualitative insights through quantitative means

User research is the backbone of UX, helping us uncover what users really want and need, leading to better-informed design decisions and ultimately, more successful products. We had an opportunity to truly implement this with a global bioscience client when they wanted to find out what their employees thought of the company’s internal IT services.… Keep reading

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Finding inspiration for UI/UX Design

I recently did a knowledge-sharing session with my colleagues on how to find design inspirations outside of the Internet and why it is valuable to find them through other means. This article discusses how I find inspiration and stay stimulated to design. Why is finding inspiration an essential process of design? Finding inspiration is the process… Keep reading

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User Research: Common Mistakes and Best Practices

If I were to write about user research 5 years ago, half of this article would focus on convincing people to include research as part of their product development cycle. However, that time is long gone. Now everyone is customer obsessed. Most product teams spend hours talking to customers in an attempt to empathise before… Keep reading

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Make the Leap —How to Get a UX Design Job without a UX Background

Learn 3 takeaways from 3 designers who got a UX design job without a design degree You’ve probably already heard of the field of UX Design, or User Experience Design. After all, it’s the field responsible for designing the end-to-end experiences of the apps and websites you love. UX Design has become increasingly important for companies,… Keep reading

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People Smarts: 5 Essential Soft Skills for UX Designers

One of the biggest things I learnt when I became a UX designer was the importance of soft skills. A UX practitioner relies heavily on person-to-person know how. Knowing what people need and how to craft a solution that is easy to use, useful, and delightful takes a significant amount of reading between the lines… Keep reading

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The Users Don’t Know What They Want, or Do They?—Asking the Right Questions for UX

There's a stigma in asking questions in professional capacity. Many people worry that asking questions will make them look less informed or worse, ignorant. But I think one of the greatest things about being a UX practitioner is this: you now have the license to ask. Keep Reading