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Welcome, UI Breakfast Listeners!

I hope you enjoyed my conversation with Jane as much as I did! If this is your first time learning about OOUX, I've got some free resources for you to help you dig deeper into the magic of Object-Oriented UX.

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Cheers and happy OOUXing!

Sophia Prater

Resources you'll enjoy

Miro ORCA Discovery Template
Miro ORCA Discovery Template

Laurel Franciose originally created this template for her team at @Adobe, but it's now available to all! The OOUX ORCA Process canvas offers a way to follow the steps outlined for an Object-Oriented UX workshop. The ORCA process is a fantastic way to detangle complex design problems and create intuitive user experiences.

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Episode 019 - OOUXing Security with Andrea Neuhoff and Kristen Kite
Episode 019 - OOUXing Security with Andrea Neuhoff and Kristen Kite

In this episode of the podcast, Andrea, and Kristen talk with Sophia about their work together at Duo Security, how they have started bringing OOUX to Duo for a double whammy of complexity wrangling, and how taking all of people's weird behaviors into account helps design better online security products.

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Object Mapping Quick Start Guide
Object Mapping Quick Start Guide

In just a single sheet of paper (front and back), this guide gives you step-by-step instructions on how to create an object map.

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Mural ORCA Discovery Template
Mural ORCA Discovery Template

Collaborating remotely? This MURAL template will help your team come together around the first iteration of the ORCA process: Discovery. You'll gain incredible clarity by defining objects, relationships, calls-to-action, and attributes. WARNING! This template provides some help text but is not completely self-explanatory. You'll want some OOUX basic training before diving in.

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Episode 002 - Get Your Hands Dirty With the ORCA Process
Episode 002 - Get Your Hands Dirty With the ORCA Process

This episode is an audio WORKSHOP that’s going to teach you the basics of OOUX and the ORCA process. If you listened to the first episode, you should have a zoomed-out, big picture Idea of what OOUX is all about. But in this episode, you’ll actually get to practice OOUX!

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Episode 001 - An Updated Look at "Object Oriented UX," the Article
Episode 001 - An Updated Look at "Object Oriented UX," the Article

October 20, 2015 was when Sophia's article on OOUX debuted on A List Apart. In this episode of the podcast, Sophia shows you how her philosophy and process have changed since then and how OOUX was forged in the crucible of CNN Election Night 2012.

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