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My Everday Carry: What Am I Really Carrying Deep Down?

I’ve been thinking lately about all of the stuff I carry with me on a daily basis. In some circles, it’s called EDC, short for Everyday Carry. I …

Lip Balm

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.

Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we're arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Fashion Trends

The future of responsive web design

It’s almost incomprehensible in 2015 to build a website that isn’t responsive. The technique has developed to the point that most designers no longer …

Web Design

How to Delightfully Trick Users With Animation

You're reading How to Delightfully Trick Users With Animation, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Animation

5 rules for visual direction in interaction design

Read more about 5 rules for visual direction in interaction design at CreativeBloq.comWe don't want to undercut the significance of words, but we …

Interaction Design

Assessing Mobile Usability With Google Webmaster Tools

Back in 2013, Google officially announced1 that it would begin to penalize websites that provide a faulty user experience on mobile devices. Specific …

Information Architecture

The Benefits of Being Vertically Agnostic

“Jack of all trades, master of none.”

“Taking a design-driven, vertically agnostic approach to business can be a powerful way of bringing perspective …

Da Vinci

From Page to Stage to Screen: Designing an Omni-Channel Experience

“The key to successful transitions across media or channels is to consider how to use each individual medium or channel to best communicate the …

Meryl Streep

How Online Retailers Are Creating Immersive Brand Experiences in the Real World

Weekly Feature Digital Video Ads to Get Viewability Reporting on YouTube

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Branding

Inside the new Windows 10 Technical Preview tools, SDK

Most of us were expecting a new Windows 10 SDK and assorted tools to arrive in time for Microsoft's Build Developer Conference next month. Instead, …

Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 Developers Can Now Start Building Universal Apps

App developers can now start hacking to prepare for the coming of Windows 10 this summer.

Microsoft released developer tools for the Windows 10 …

Microsoft Windows

What on Earth is ISO 9241?

In the classic film Home Alone, Macaulay Culkin’s character Kevin asks a convenience store clerk, “Is this toothbrush approved by the American Dental …

Information Architecture

10 steps to engaging user experience

Read more about 10 steps to engaging user experience at CreativeBloq.comSee this article's author, Irene Pereyra, speak at Generate New York 2015 - …

UX Design

4 Techniques of Successful UX Executives

Designer Marcela is feeling like a failure. She’s been iterating on a design for the last three months. She and her team did up-front research. They …

UX Design

Should Your Entire Product Team Observe Usability Testing?

Send your questions to Ask UXmatters and get answers from some of the top professionals in UX.

In this edition of Ask UXmatters, our panel of UX experts …

Usability Testing

What Enterprise Software Users Really Want, If They Are Candid with Themselves

“I’ve been seeing lots of instances where customers and users are telling UX designers in specific detail what it is they want out of their …

Enterprise Software

User Flows: What Clients Need to Know

User Flows in UX Design: What Clients Need to Know

User flows demonstrate how business goals will be achieved in design, and provide the most accurate …

Cable TV

Take a Deep Dive Into Microsoft's Vision of a Digitally Seamless and Collaborative Future

Microsoft

App feature bundling vs unbundling: What is the right mobile app strategy?

Over the last couple of years we’ve started to see a growing trend developing in the app economy.Some of the larger app developers have been actively …

Dennis Crowley

Help Your Content Go Anywhere With A Mobile Content Strategy

You’ve put a lot of thought, time and effort into creating great content, and you want users to have a great experience with your content. While you …

Content Management Systems

Coming to Terms with Intangible Design

“To apply a phenomenological approach to design is to focus at the dual question of how design, as a medium of meaning formation, both relates to and

(Really) Taking On Customer Experience

Customer experience (CX) has rapidly moved from an ideal to an operational mandate. As Forrester’s CMO, customer experience is one of my four strategic priorities. It’s also tied to my compensation. How’s that for focusing the mind?

I’m not alone. Creating a superior and differentiated customer …

Customer Experience

Digital & IOT require 3 types of journeys to be mapped

History is filled with examples of how business and the mapping of new routes of exploration leading to new venues of commerce. Think of Marco Polo, …

Internet of Things

Exceptional Tips for Companies Looking to Hire a UX Designer

As more companies become aware of the massive value associated with providing a remarkable user experience, the demand for effective UX designers is …

UX Design

3 enterprise gamification success stories

Scientists have learned quite a bit about the brain lately.

For example, a team at Harvard Medical School found that humans tend to learn the most …

Gamification

Why CMOs Must Take Mobile More Seriously

Most CMOs treat mobile devices as just another digital channel for interacting with customers, but they'd be wrong to do so. The average …

Phones

How Nike became a mobile-first retailer

Nike has reported that mobile traffic to its ecommerce site exceeded desktop for the first time, signalling the company’s long-term efforts to cash …

Retailers

8 tips (and predictions) for creating great Apple Watch user interfaces

GUEST:

With the upcoming launch of Apple Watch next month, developers are undoubtably thinking about ways of adapting their current apps and potentially new apps for the smaller screen. This exercise is similar in many ways to the adaptation of desktop apps to mobile apps, which resulted in many …

Apple Watch