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Amazon Web Services: Design System

Design Systems, a term that is easily misunderstood among many of us or within the industry. Why? Well, it's because we all have our own conclusions …

Amazon Web Services

Happiness Is Tied to Your Emotional Intelligence. Here Are 3 Traits Happy People Have in Common

Learn what works for you.<p>It's easy to assume that the only thing standing between you and career bliss is achieving a couple of milestones -- building a successful business, reaching a certain earning potential, or getting promoted. These people seem happy, right?<p>Often, this idea that happiness at …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Leadership Lessons That Leaders Say They Wish They Had Learned Sooner

As a leadership coach, I often see the same leadership challenges arise across industries. There’s the challenge of time (there’s never enough of it), decision making, navigating organizational politics (which is really a trust issue), creating a shared purpose, communicating across silos and, of …

Entrepreneurship

Asking These 9 Questions Will Instantly Reveal What Employees Think of Their Boss

Do you take an active interest in your employees as people, and make everyone feel included?<p>Nobody likes to lose good employees. So leaders everywhere have been trying to crack the code on the best methods of motivating and retaining their employees.<p>Let me share a little secret with you about human …

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

The value of superior UX? Priceless, but awfully hard to measure

With greater attention to user experience (UX) design comes greater debate over its ROI. Can this even be measured?<p>Let's face it -- when it comes to …

UX Design

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Best Practices for Qualitative User Research

<i>No matter how big or small your user research project is, if you are going to do user research, you want to make sure that you are doing it right.</i> …

Leveraging Mental Models in UX Design

Users form mental models around how products should work through use. In order to design for maximum usability, designers need to understand and …

UX Research: Facing Ambiguity Head On

By Michael MorganWhen we do early-phase UX research, we dream of getting clear-cut results from the data we collect. That everything will come …

Logging

Our Answers to the Most Popular Interview Questions from Product Designers

Like we mentioned in last week’s post, over the last two years we’ve more than tripled Thumbtack’s Product Design team from 8 to 28. Along the way, …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

UX Design Glossary: Affordances in User Interface

Obtaining professional knowledge and skills, designers face a variety of specific terminology. We have already published the posts with key terms for …

Why design systems are a single point of failure – Chroma

Tools and techniques to prevent design system collapse<p>Two years ago left-pad broke the most popular sites on the web. left-pad was a 17 line utility …

Unit Testing

How to Visualize Your Qualitative User Research Results for Maximum Impact

When thinking about visualization of research results, many people will automatically have an image of a graph in mind. Do you have that image, too? …

UX Design

The Secret to Designing Intuitive Products

A glimpse at what goes into designing products that are easy-to-use.<p>In today's business landscape, design has gained traction as a key factor for success. From the commoditization of technology, to lower barriers to competition, design has become a bottom-line investment because of it's ability to …

10 Do’s and Don’ts of Mobile UX Design

Mobile design can be a tricky subject, with many things to consider when creating a mobile app. To simplify the task, I’ve prepared some highly …

The UX Design Trends to Watch out for in 2018

There’s no such thing as “too early” in web design. By the time you implement the user experience (UX) design trends of today, the industry is …

7 Usability Heuristics That All UI Designers Should Know

As UI designers, we are confronted with design problems every day. Knowing how best to tackle these issues means investigating, analysing, testing …

UX Design

Collaboration Kills Creativity, According to Science

It's impossible to think "out of the box" when you're stuck inside a box with a bunch of other people.<p>The notion that collaboration makes people more creative has become conventional wisdom in the business world. Here's a typical example:<p>Collaboration has recently emerged as the defining …

Want to Get More Done? Answer These 5 Questions Every Night

Changing your life and winning the next day starts with these 5 questions.<p>When it comes to staying on the positive end of the spectrum to growth and expansion, many people think that high performers have a secret that the majority doesn't possess.<p>However, their success isn't rooted in secrets and …

A Comprehensive Guide to UX Research Methods

You can’t build a product people will fall in love if you don’t know your audience. To maximize your chances of success, it’s extremely important to …

Decision-Making Biases: Why Terrible Designs Seem Like a Good Idea at the Time

Everyone has biases. We all like to think that we are level-headed, rational people, but our brains are actually hard-wired to jump to conclusions.<p>As …

When User Personas Just Don’t Matter

I sat down with a new client a few weeks back to discuss an upcoming project of ours. I was set to learn their hopes and dreams, to see what exactly …

UX Design

A Checklist For Planning a UX Benchmark Study

Benchmarking the user experience of a website, app, or product is essential to understanding how the experience is for your users and if you’re …

UX Design

Two Types of Motivation: Design to Satisfy Users.

No doubt, every designer - as well as any creative person - wishes to make something desired by lots of users, preferably on a regular basis. There …

Tests Go First. Usability Testing in Design

A tech guru, Steve Jobs, once said: “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Unfortunately, some people still …

Usability Testing

Analytics for User Research, excerpt from Researching UX: Analytics by Luke Hay

Looking at the percentage of visitors from each country will help you understand the importance of international visitors to your website.<p>But you …

5 must-read articles about conversational user interface

Since starting to work on a digital team in January, I have been devouring articles about tech trends. A topic that keeps popping up is …

10 Simple Tips to Improve User Testing

Testing is a fundamental part of the UX designer’s job and a core part of the overall UX design process. It’s a great way to eliminate problems or …