Cookie Consent

By clicking “Accept”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. View our Privacy Policy for more information.

Cookie settings

Resources

This is a place for all the latest articles, podcasts, and event recordings. You'll also find curated collections of our favorite content as well as resources by type. Or search all resources.

Suggest a resource

Newest Resources

Episode 034 - Running ORCA Sprints at Autodesk
Episode 034 - Running ORCA Sprints at Autodesk
Sophia V. Prater

Sophia lays out her findings after successfully rolling out the ORCA Sprint envisioned in episode 033 from last season. She talks about manifesting the ORCA Sprint from concept to deliverable, what worked and what didn't work (and what can probably be skipped) while running the first ORCA Sprint, and why ending Day 2 of the ORCA Sprint with a nav flow is guaranteed to blow people's minds.

listen
Open in new tab
listen
Why you should consider using direct manipulation to improve your UX
Why you should consider using direct manipulation to improve your UX
Matthias Dittrich

In this article, OOUX Certified Strategist, Matthias Dittrich, explains why your applications should be intuitive tools, not uber-guided funnels and how OOUX and direct manipulation can make your UI more natural and engaging.

read
Open in new tab
read
What is OOUX and What Does Getting Certified Look Like?
What is OOUX and What Does Getting Certified Look Like?
Aleš Horvatek

Certified OOUX Strategist, Aleš Horvatek, recounts his experience taking The OOUX Masterclass Certification Course and lays out what to expect when taking the course as well as how he has incorporated OOUX and the ORCA process into his design practice.

read
Open in new tab
read
UX Pathways - Season 2 Episode 5: Sophia V Prater
UX Pathways - Season 2 Episode 5: Sophia V Prater
Sophia V. Prater

In this interview with Sophia Prater on the UX Pathways Podcast, Sophia talks about how she got into UX back in 2008 and gets up on her soapbox about how the UX industry is failing and how UXers are often set up to design in the dark. If you are interested in the OOUX Masterclass, make sure to stay until the end.

listen
Open in new tab
listen
How to start any UX Project (It’s NOT sketching User Flows)
How to start any UX Project (It’s NOT sketching User Flows)
Sophia V. Prater

In this article, Sophia outlines why it's a bad idea to start UX projects with task flows and how OOUX can provide the framework you need to get started with any design project, no matter the complexity.

read
Open in new tab
read

Collections

Getting Started In OOUX

Ready to explore the world of OOUX? Understand the benefits, download a Quick Start Guide, and find out if OOUX is right for you.

Making the Case for OOUX

Not sold on OOUX? Or need help building the case for bringing OOUX to your team? We've got you covered with a ton of good reasons.

The Psychology Behind OOUX

Delve into the cognitive science and psychology that backs up the fact that humans need clear objects to communicate, think, and understand.

OOUX and Design Systems

Learn how OOUX can help you craft, organize, and manage an elegant and specific design system.

UX/Developer Collaboration

Are you a developer looking into UX, but turned off by its squishy concepts? Or a UX designer wanting to speak the technical team's language? You'll love OOUX.

Top 5 OOUX Podcast Episodes

Interviews with Brad Frost, Jeremy Keith, and Dan Mall, plus an updated look at OOUX and an audio workshop round out this collection.

Object-Oriented UX and Content

At its core, Object-Oriented UX is a content-first philosophy. The methods we use in OOUX are heavily inspired by content modeling and "inside-out" design principles.

OOUX is the Future

The experts agree: Object-Oriented UX will play a pivotal role in the future of extended reality.

Advanced Concepts

These resources are not for the faint of heart

ORCA Sprints

An ORCA Sprint is a one-week intensive that takes teams from chaos to clarity. Starting with a design problem and some basic goal, you collaboratively define objects, untangle relationships, organize calls-to-actions and functionality, and map attributes in an Object Map.

OOUX in the Wild

Take a look at OOUX methodologies playing out within organizations large and small.

Resource Types

Search the resource archive

See a list of Certified OOUX Strategists who are open to talking about full-time and freelance opportunities to help bring the complexity wrangling magic of OOUX to your organization.

More ways to go deeper...

Enroll in the Self-Paced OOUX Masterclass

This rigorous course is for UX designers, developers, and digital product people who are tackling complexity, wrangling stakeholders, and trying to make systems-level change.

Subscribe to OOUX Podcast

A dive into the weeds on UX systems, information architecture, human psychology, data wrangling, structured content, UX process, and above all simplifying the complex.

Subscribe to the OOUX Newsletter

Get the free OOUX Launch Guide and weekly-ish musings on OOUX. Stay on the OOUX inside track with invites to special events and the occasional sweet deal.

Join OOUX Happy Hour Meetup

OOUX virtual meetups feature amazing guest speakers, Q&A, discussion, networking breakout sessions, and important OOUX updates. Bring your coffee, wine, or whiskey.