D. Ben Woods

Vice President, User Experience at Metisentry
Owner of TheoremCX
Kent, Ohio, USA

D. Ben Woods Ben began his career in 1999, when businesses were just beginning to recognize the World Wide Web as a valuable tool. Prior to his appointment at Kent State, he held positions as a UX designer and UX manager. He has worked with global teams and a variety of consulting firms to deliver research and design that improved digital experiences for customers. He has also developed his organizations’ analytics discipline to track the performance of digital properties and identify opportunities for improvement. Ben’s company TheoremCX is an innovation firm that provides customer-focused solutions. He has developed solutions and corporate workshops for a variety of organizations around the world, including Eaton, General Electric, Knoch Corporation, and Orange S.A. Ben is the chairperson of UX Akron, a nonprofit professional network serving Summit and Portage Counties, as well as all of Northeast Ohio.

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Ben’s Articles on UXmatters

Book Review: Escaping the Build Trap
August 2021
Book Review: Org Design for Design Orgs
July 2021
Book Review: Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
June 2021
Book Review: Nudge
May 2021
Book Review: Hackers & Painters
April 2021
Book Review: The Design of Everyday Things
March 2021
Book Review: Make Your Customers Dance
February 2021
Book Review: How Design Makes the World
January 2021
Book Review: A Field Guide to Lies
December 2020
Book Review: Laws of UX
November 2020
Book Review: That Will Never Work
October 2020
Book Review: The User’s Journey: Storymapping Products That People Love
September 2020
Book Review: Traction
August 2020
Book Review: The Lean Product Playbook
July 2020
Book Review: The Innovation Stack
June 2020
Book Review: Weapons of Math Destruction
May 2020
Book Review: The Zombie Survival Guide
April 2020
Book Review: Change by Design
March 2020
Book Review: Strategic Writing for UX
February 2020
Book Review: How Not to Be Wrong
January 2020
Book Review: Innovation by Design
December 2019
Book Review: Intertwingled
November 2019
Book Review: Redesigning Leadership
October 2019
Book Review: UX Strategy
September 2019
Book Review: Designing Your Life
August 2019
Book Review: Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
July 2019
Book Review: A Designer’s Research Manual
June 2019
Book Review: How to Get People to Do Stuff
May 2019
Book Review: Think Like a Futurist
April 2019
Book Review: Information Anxiety
March 2019
Book Review: Computers as Theatre
February 2019
Book Review: Why We Fail: Learning from Experience Design Failures
January 2019
Book Review: Designing Voice User Interfaces
December 2018
Book Review: Sprint
November 2018
Book Review: Managing Chaos
October 2018
Book Review: Living in Information
September 2018
Book Review: Design Leadership
August 2018
Book Review: Evil by Design
July 2018
Book Review: Creative Confidence
June 2018

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