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What is a UX portfolio, and What Should it Contain?

A big part of a UX Designer’s career is spent communicating his/her findings to other members in a UX team. But to make a career in UX design, one …

How to Create a Culture of Design Thinking

<i>By: Skot Carruth</i>Everyone wants to be innovative, but few willingly work toward a culture of raw, risk-taking creativity. Slowly but surely, that’s …

“Prepare for the world to surprise you” – Steve Portigal discusses user research in the field

<b>You won’t get a more honest and unique insight then when observing and interviewing users in their own natural environment. But of course this comes</b> …

3 Surprising Immune System Boosters: Meditation, Mindfulness, and Yoga

Taking vitamin C, supplementing with herbs like echinacea, getting plenty of sleep, and drinking lots of fluids are all immune system boosters. But …

Wellness

What Are UX, UI & Interaction Design? And Which One is Important for my Business?

UX Design: An Umbrella Term<p>The first step to understanding the differences between these fields is realizing that they all live under one umbrella …

Plain Language Is for Everyone, Even Experts

<b>Summary:</b> Professionals want clear, concise information devoid of unnecessary jargon or complex terms. Plain language benefits both consumers and …

UX Lessons I Wish I Learned in School

<b>Summary:</b> Novice UX practitioners often start with the wrong mindset. Know the common mistakes and how to avoid them.<br>When I graduated with an advanced …

Co-Creation: It’s All About That ROI

Customer co-creation involves much more than applying customer feedback. It’s a collaborative product development process from start to finish. The …

Tallinn - zwischen Mittelalter, Design und Ostblockcharme

Tallinn begrüßt mich mit unerwartet perfektem Postkartenkitsch, der sich erst offenbart, wenn die tief stehende Abendsonne die herausgeputzte …

Playing 20 Questions with Design Thinking

The popular question and answer game "20 Questions" often opens with; "Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?" If we were trying to get at the roots of Design …

The 7 Deadly Sins of Customer Experience

<b>Is your company committing the 7 Deadly Sins of customer experience?</b><p>Recently, my kids asked me about the 7 Deadly Sins; I don't remember how the …

What Are “Design Sprints” and “Design Thinking”?

“Design sprints” and “design thinking” are recognised creative strategies used by designers.Design sprints use design thinking techniques through a …

What is Gamification?

Player-Centred Design: Moving Beyond User-Centred Design for Gamification<p>We’ve all come to think in terms of user-centred design over the years. It’s …

UX Design

Why user research is important

Internet

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast - Annika Hertz-Schlag bei den Drinks #6 | Service Design Nürnberg

<b>Service-Kultur braucht Haltung und Qualifizierung</b><p>Darum hatte Annika Hertz-Schlag (service works, Köln) bei den Service Design Drinks #6 auch Peter …

Drinks #7: DesignThinking@E.ON mit Jenny Bauschmid | Service Design Nürnberg

<b>Ein kleines Service-Design-Team bewegt einen Energieriesen</b><p>Am Anfang bestand das Team um die Customer Experience Managerin Jenny Bauschmid nur aus …

UX Is Not UI, What Is the Difference between UX and UI Design?

Why UX is not UI? How to understand the difference between UX design and UI design? How to use them correctly?<p>UX has been a buzzword that bounces arou …

What is UX design? Origin, Practice and Tools

What is UX design? User experience design goes far beyond the usability and the interaction design of a product or service. Especially during the usag …

Wie wir mit der Google Sprint-Methode unser Marketing beschleunigen

Google Sprint: Schwierige Probleme schneller lösen. Bildquelle: Pixabay.<p>Als Online-Marketer lieben wir es, wenn neue Kampagnen das Licht der Welt …

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

When making prototypes of a product, we often found that there are a large number of duplicate parts on the same page. Although these elements can be …

How Lean UX Can Save Your Start-Up

Lack of “product/market fit” is one of the key reasons for start-up failures. Despite initial success, businesses fail to be sustainable. One way to …

The Best UX Articles of Q2 2017

Well, would you look at that? The sun is shining and our annual Usabilla outing is fast approaching – 2017 is flying by, which means it’s time for …

Key Insights from Every Speaker of Elite Camp 2017

Elite Camp is a traffic and (mainly) conversion event held in Estonia every summer. It’s among the very best CRO events in the world, and of course …

How to Improve Your Ecommerce Store's User Experience (and Pay Less to Sell More)

Evan Williams, co-founder of Twitter, once said, “UX is everything. It always has been, but it’s undervalued and underinvested in.”Ecommerce UX is no …

Advanced testing: What 4,000 A/B tests can teach you

Contributor Jason Puckett summarizes a presentation from SMX Advanced 2017 on lessons learned from 11 years of conversion optimization. In it, …

The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

Innovation

12 UX Designer Interview Questions to Help You Pass the Interview

Here are 12 typical UX designer interview questions. You are suggested to read them carefully and make advance preparation if you want to pass the int …

UX Design

An Interview with Eric Reiss - User Experience Consultant and Author

Eric Reiss is a user experience thought-leader, consultant, and author. He wrote his first book over 30 years ago, and his subject matter spans …

UX Design

Session Replay, Heat Maps | Debugging, Support, CRO Tool

Save valuable time with on-demand bug reproduction.<p>Replay removes the guesswork from reproducing bugs by providing a detailed console log of …