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4 Simple Lessons to Improve Your Customer Acquisition Strategy

Studies show that “both companies and agency clients have a greater focus on customer acquisition than retention.”Some SaaS businesses waste time and …

30 Quotes on User-centered Interaction Design

Inspiration and wisdom absorbed from the best professionals in the trade have always been the great source of motivation and consideration of the …

Beyond usability: Designing with persuasive patterns

You probably have a great product. You have done your usability deeds and you have a few core customers who regularly use your product.

How Creativity Can Kill a Good Website Design

You started designing because you’re probably more creative than the average person. How in the world could being too creative kill your design?I …

Young Adults Appreciate Flat Design More than Their Parents Do

<b>Summary:</b> 18-to-25-year olds rated flat UIs as slightly more attractive than older adults did. That increased aesthetic appeal may not be worth the …

10 Amazing Talks about Design that will Blow Your Mind

Get your shot of creative espresso by checking out these amazing talks about design. Sometimes, it’s really easy to lose inspiration and drive. …

10 ways to design for the human brain

Joseph Shaffery shares his favorite points from a training session on applying key principles to design for people’s natural thinking processes.The …

Product design — How we make complex tasks feel simple

A difficult aspect of interface design is making complex tasks feel simple and easy to do.Often a task is conceptually simple, but the complexity …

3D is the new 2D

User interfaces (UI) have been traditionally 2D for native desktop environments and then 2D again for the web. Mobile phone apps, while supporting 3D …

5 rising startups in India

An online platform connecting brands to India’s ubiquitous mom-and-pop grocery stores found funding today. A deals discovery app secured rare …

What is a Wireframe: Designing Your UX Backbone

The logical place to start the actual design process is with a rough wireframe. This basic documentation is simple enough to start from scratch, but …

Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning

Get ready to do some deep dreaming of your own<p>Google wants to teach you deep learning — if you're ready that is. The tech giant has launched a free course explaining the machine learning technique that underpins so many of its services. (Google uses deep learning for everything from speech …

Best Graphic Design of 2015

Just like previous years to we’re presenting our personal favorites from our graphic design galleries posted during 2015. In today’s <i>“Best of 2015″</i> …

Here Are Six Scientifically Proven Tips For More Effective Studying

Straight from the experts.<p>Not everyone studies the same way- some people are happy cramming everything at the last minute, and some require pages …

Why this woman is teaching 20,000 Ghanaian kids to code

<i>This week, we’ve had the honor of speaking to Ghana Code Club founder Ernestina Edem Appiah about her rise from IT secretary to coder, business</i> …

Minimalist Color Palettes of 2015

Italian Creative Agency Dumma Branding created this gorgeous Minimalist Color palette collection of most used color of 2015. When you think of …

Google Now’s new weather cards are colorful and way more useful (Update)

<b>Update:</b> Google has officially announced the refresh, as well as the ability to add and save multiple locations.<p>It seems Google is testing a new version of its weather cards in Google Now. Rather than seeing the usual, plain white Material-designed card that we’re used to seeing, some users are …

4 Best eLearning Mobile Apps For Your Employees - e-Learning Feeds

<b>eLearning Mobile Apps Your Employees Can Use</b><p>Here are four of the most innovative eLearning mobile apps for your employees. They will allow you to …

eLearning

What is innovative leadership?

In 2014, I wrote about the “8 Characteristics of an Innovative Leader“, and listed those characteristics as the following:• Visionary<br>• Empathetic<br>• Models …

What you already know is the key to learning new things

The facts piled up in your brain can turn into fertile soil. But you have to plough through them so the new ideas you’re planting have a chance to take root<p>Imagine how much you already know. Just contemplate everything you have learned and experienced during all the years that you have been alive. …

The Brain

Mobile UX and user expectations

Welcome to the world of the new smartphone user. “Give me a break,” you say. “There’s no such thing as a ‘smartphone’ anymore. Practically all phones …

APIs for humans: The rise of developer experience (DX)

User Experience (UX) is a top priority for many consumer-facing software companies. The art of simplifying complex interactions into meaningful user experiences is an important competitive advantage for technology companies.<p>But what if your product is an API and your end-users are developers? How …

The Keys to Designing an Empathetic User Experience

December 21, 2015Back in 2009, Avon decided to overhaul its entire order management system. It spent four years and $125 million designing and …

CX to DX: Bad User Experience

In this article, I will be responding to a detailed email from one of our readers, John D, who had a bad experience moving up from a CX to a DX …

2016 tech trends

<i>This guest blog is compiled by strategy advisor Johan Brockfield. Johan is a team member in Making Waves, a strategy and digital consultancy company</i> …

Mobile App Design Trends for 2016

<i>This article was contributed by Jyoti Bhandari.</i>Let’s face it; every year brings to the fore more in the realm of business access via mobile apps. …

Game UI design

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

Using Mind Maps to Track User Experience

When it comes to building a user-centered design, the core target is to have a solid understanding of the user experience and how users navigate …

UX Design

Designing concepts through process thinking

Tech roadmap for product has to merge with roadmap for processes. When the change is made in a tech product, that also has to change on human and …