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The 25 best icebreaker questions for team-building at work

#1: What was your first job?<p>By far, this question has prompted the most interesting responses for the companies we work with. Employees are always …

Inspiration

Design Sprint Kit

What’s a Design Sprint?<p>A design sprint is a five-phase framework that helps answer critical business questions through rapid prototyping and user …

UX Design

Facilitating a ‘Task Analysis’ and ‘Experience Map’ session

<b>Article summary:</b> breaking down tasks into granular steps, then plotting thoughts, feelings, and emotions helps a cross-functional team identify …

UX Design

The 9 Rules of Design Research

Lately, I’ve noticed a lot more ambient enthusiasm for research among both early stage start-ups and established organizations. Businesses have …

Know Your Customers’ “Jobs to Be Done”

For as long as we can remember, innovation has been a top priority—and a top frustration—for leaders. In a recent McKinsey poll, 84% of global executives reported that innovation was extremely important to their growth strategies, but a staggering 94% were dissatisfied with their organizations’ …

Design Systems Handbook

In the 1960s, computer technology began outpacing the speed of software programming. Computers became faster and cheaper, but software development …

Shopify Polaris

Be principled<p>Explore what we care about most when we build new features and products.<p>Write it<p>Learn how to use language to design a more thoughtful …

eCommerce

The best YouTube channels for designers and developers

YouTube is slowly becoming the new TV – and people are relying more and more on it to get updates on the topics they care about. Here are…Continue …

UX Design

The State of UX in 2018

The 8 competencies of user experience: a tool for assessing and developing UX Practitioners

<i>A UX practitioner demonstrates 8 core competencies. By assessing each team member’s ‘signature’ in these eight areas, managers can build a fully</i> …

Zigzag Image–Text Layouts Make Scanning Less Efficient

<b>Summary:</b> Decorative images used in an alternating list layout caused users to stumble when scanning the page in an eyetracking study. Users scanned …

Visual Design

Designing for Access

<i>Editor’s note: Last year, we started designing features with a goal of making Airbnb more inclusive for community members with disabilities. To build</i> …

UX Design