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How To Spark A UX Revolution

<b>Editor's Note</b>: <i>Making big changes doesn't necessarily require big efforts — it's just a matter of moving in the right direction. We can't wait for</i> …

Web Design

Information Architecture: Still Vital to Digital Design

Over the years, the most neglected, and yet most essential, area of digital design has been information architecture.<p>Recently, a set of presentations …

Asking the Right User Experience Questions

Few things are more revealing than watching just a few users attempt tasks on a website or software.<p>But while you’re watching users you should ask …

UX Design

The UX Audit: A Beginner’s Guide

Imagine you run an eCommerce website. You know that visitors find you in search engines and that they interact with your homepage. They even get …

Engines

6 brilliant ways to slice user stories

Some time ago on my personal blog I was writing about Impact Mapping, a tool to evaluate your assumptions regarding your product. The result of this …

Bringing Diversity and Fresh Perspectives to IA Summit 2017

Conferences have a way of blending together, like some hazy montage from a movie you’ve probably long forgotten. Drifting from room to room, with the …

Mentoring

Personas – A Simple Introduction

<i>Personas are fictional characters, which you create based upon your research in order to represent the different user types that might use your</i> …

It's never too late to make your life easier in 2017

<b>Office Buddy</b><br>Whether you are busy or out of office, always remember to keep everyone at work in the loop. Simply use this flip chart to update your …

User Stories Best and Worst Practices

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p>Summary<p>This presentation got …

Front-End Style-Guides: Definition, Requirements, Component Checklist

<b>Summary:</b> Front-end style-guides help efficient design and testing, and enforce UI consistency. We present 8 style-guide requirements and 25 common …

Style Guides

How to Make Magic, Animated Tooltips With CSS

Tooltips are a great way to enhance a UI when your users need some extra context for that fancy icon, or when they want some reassurance for clicking …

Web Design

The Evolution of UI/UX Designers Into Product Designers

What is a product? Until recently, the term was only used in relation to something material and often found in a retail store, but nowadays it is …

The State of UX in 2017 – UX Collective

The uxdesign.cc team has seen a lot this year: 48 issues published, 576 links curated, and sent to 98,381 designers around the world every week. When …

UX Design

The overlap between design and engineering: a different perspective on product development

A common way to describe a product development process is with the <b>Design</b> – <b>Front-end</b> – <b>Back-end</b> stack. This approach takes into account the <b>disciplines</b> …

Inside the Epic Collapse of Technology Startup Fab.com (Podcast)

Just a few years ago, Fab was valued at $1 billion. Today, it’s remembered as one of the most epic flame-outs in the history of U.S. technology …

The Mighty Ellipsis

How 3 little dots can say so much<p>When I tell people that the <b>ellipsis (…)</b> is the most amazing character ever, most people look at me like I’m crazy. …

3tags.org is coming soon

How to prototype a mobile app with Adobe XD

<i>This tutorial, showing you how to make a mobile app prototype in Adobe XD, was put together using</i> <i>Adobe XD CC (2017 beta)</i> <i>in 2016. The</i> <i>newly launched</i> …

Graphics

You hired some star designers. Great! Now what?

Memo to the C-suite: Lean into design thinking, building and communication as core to your leadership team.<p>Innovative tech companies know that great technology and marketing will get you partway to success. Great design — and talented designers — must be central to your company to truly unlock the …

The 11 minute guide to a bulletproof UX strategy

The heart of great UX strategy lies in thorough research. Unfortunately, UX research is usually a mess.<p>If you’re an outsider, you’re still getting to know everyone involved in the project at the same time you’re navigating which research activities to take on. If you’re an insider, it can be the …

The 7 Deadly Sins of User Research

It’s fashionable to blame poor usability on firms not doing enough customer research. On the face of it, this seems like the obvious cause of poor …

Delightful Design, Deconstructed

What makes design delightful? Four real-world examples<p>Some websites provide us a service, other websites make us smile–but the best ones do both. In the context of web design, delightful designs give us a special feeling that keeps us coming back.<p>But a website that only offers delight–no substance, …

Sketch Hunt best posts of 2015

2015 Was a Big Year for Sketch App<p>Here’s our list of the coolest and the biggest (most viewed) posts.<p><i>From April, when Sketch Hunt started, through to</i> …

The future of motion in UX design

<b>Design is coming to life in ways never seen before.</b><p>That’s according to Kharis O’Connell, the CEO and founder of HUMAN, a Vancouver-based product and design studio focused on emerging platforms. Much of the company’s work is rooted in wearable technologies, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality …

How Mapping the Customer Journey Can Help You Create Better User Experiences

In 2012, Sephora decided to make major changes to improve customer experience both in its in-store and online platforms. The company looked at its current customer interactions and realized that shoppers took a multifaceted approach to purchasing the company's beauty products. The company needed to …

Customer Experience

The Best User Experience Design Links of 2015

2015 saw Apple’s design criticized, designing beyond the web & mobile screen, even more prototyping tools (including sneak peeks from Adobe), and it …

How to Prevent Flat Designs from Falling Flat

Flat design made a huge splash in the web world back in 2013 with the release of iOS 7 and it’s been steadily gaining steam and a surprising amount …

UI Design

Prototyping with Marvel and Sketch: Part 1 of 2

<i>It’s a match made in digital heaven! And I’ll show you how to get these two applications working together in sweet harmony!</i><p>In this 2 part guide, …

Fighting Time

When we consider time within the context of <i>Star Trek</i>, we most often think of time travel. These stories are great fun, but they’re often more about …