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Optimizing Content Strategy for Users and Search Engines

There is an increasing pressure on content strategy these days, mainly because companies and web developers have noticed that there is no point in …

How Companies Can Prevent User Backlash After a Redesign

Have you ever visited a website you loved and found that everything on the user interface has changed? When a company wants to improve their website …

Twtrland: A Social Intelligence Tool that Gives Business Insights Too

Looking for a good way to understand what’s going on in your Twitter world?<p>You’re not the only one. Israeli entrepreneur Guy Avigdor needed this …

Wear Your News: This Platform Turns Any RSS Feed Into A Google Glass App

Wearab.ly works with NPR, Atlantic Media, National Geographic, and any publisher that wants to get their content to a wearable device.<p>As media companies race to adapt to their readers’ increased reliance on smartphones and tablets, creating content for the next frontier of devices–bodily extensions …

Google Glass

No, The Smartphone Isn’t Everything You Need In Life

So it was with some intrigue that we discovered this $80 software-powered barcode scanner, which attacks one of the classic smartphone use cases …

Swiss Army Knives

The Top 7 Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2014

Strap yourself in, it’s going to be a wild ride. In considering the changes we’ve seen in technology over the past year, I’m bracing myself for unprecedented growth when it comes to anytime, anywhere, on-demand information and entertainment.<p>Based on the trends we’ve seen so far in 2013, I predict …

Low End Theory Podcast

<b>LOW END THEORY PODCAST</b><p>Welcome to the official Low End Theory podcast. Each month we feature one resident DJ from the Los Angeles-based weekly club …

Mapping Business Value to UX: An Idea’s Inception

I started my career like any other 22-year-old, fresh out of college, with no idea of what I actually wanted to do. I had obtained my degree in …

Smart Transitions In User Experience Design

“It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. <b>Design is how it works.</b>“<p>Let’s look at some examples in which smart interaction, defined by subtle …

Are Google's search UI changes motivated by profit or better UX?

<b>Google is continually tweaking its user interface, often most noticeably on search results pages, desktop and mobile.</b><p>What motivates these changes? Is …

Consistency in the Omnichannel Experience

<b>Core functionality.</b> Your efforts to achieve consistency should be first and foremost directed at your main offerings. Ask yourself what features and …

Clicking Fast and Slow

Through social psychology and cognitive science, we now know a great deal about our own frailties in the way that we seek, use, and understand …

Forget The Job Title And Start Designing For Digital Products

This trend is clearly reflected in the variety of open jobs posted. No one knows exactly who they’re looking for, so they pick the label that sounds …

Using Dark Patterns for Good

It was so frustratingly difficult to find the “sign out” button on Gmail that my father finally gave up and left himself signed in forever. …

UX Design

How to Avoid a Common Product Mistake Many Teams Make

I’ve been involved with technology product design in one form or another for nearly 25 years and seen one mistake consistently repeated.<p>The single …

Problems With Innovation Workshops: Eight key pitfalls to avoid

Is your organization about to run a design or innovation workshop? If so, what follows are cautionary tips and lessons learned collected from my …

Password Protection

Examining The Design Process: Clichés And Idea Generation

In particular, we will zero in on the dual role played by clichés in this process: while clichés can derail the creative process, for seasoned …

The Growing Intricacies of Responsive Web Design

Adaptive and Responsive Images<p>One of the major challenges of implementing a responsive Web site is maintaining the integrity of images. Responsive …

How To Transform The Minds Of Clients

Getting a Win-Win<p>Getting a win-win is when you deliver solutions that address the client’s business problem. The client should respond to your ideas …

The UX Research Plan That Stakeholders Love

The Benefits Of Research Planning<p>Very generally speaking, UX research can answer two types of questions:<p><b>What’s useful?</b> What do people need? Who is …

Creating A Shared Vision That Works

Having discussed the value of a shared vision in a previous article, now it’s time to explain how to create a vision that works.<p>To recap, whether …

A shared vision; the coordinating force behind great UX

A shared vision is something that successful companies have in common. Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ stated their vision for the iPod was – “to make it so simple that people would actually use it”. Proven to work, yet little is known about what they are, when This presentation aims to answer all these …

Ceros Originals

Planning user experience (UX) projects is a balancing act of getting the right amount of user input within the constraints of your project. The trick …

The ABC of Usability – Part 9

on December 13, 2016 /<p>The latest installment in our monthly list of User Experience terms.<p>Each month, we are adding new terms to our existing …

Fight the dark side of Lean UX with the Experience Canvas

We’ve all been there. Those times where we realise that we’ve been sitting around arguing for hours over the small stuff, because we’ve forgotten …

Flat UX

Things to consider when designing flat.<p><b>Web and Mobile get their own style, Yeah!!</b><p>For years we have been treating the web and mobile as some kind of …