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The future of cars and transportation: conversation with futurists Rohit Talwar, Simon Torrance, Gerd Leonhard (TFA presents, video #9)

This is the latest video in our TFA presents series; this one on the future of cars and transportation, featuring Rohit Talwar, Simon Torrance and …

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UX Techniques

A Practical Guide to <b>Information Architecture</b><p>Simple steps to create better information architecture in your own projects, large and small.<p><b>A</b> …

The attributes of usability and how to exploit them

<b>The importance of a strong online presence exponentially increases as time goes on. Companies need to follow their audience into the digital space</b> …

Move Over Product Design, UX Is The Future

Rick Wise, CEO of Lippincott, says experience innovation is the next design imperative. Here are five things you can do this year to make that happen.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>For decades, the most …

Customer Experience

Feature vs Product

When you understand the difference between a feature and a product, designing that successful product will be easier.<p><i>Update: I called it right.</i></i> …

MeasuringU: 10 Benchmarks for User Experience Metrics

Quantifying the user experience is the first step to making measured improvements.<p>One of the first questions with any metric is “what’s a good …

UX Design

Five Tips for Conducting Scientific Research in the UX World

Despite the fact that research plays such a pivotal role in the practice of user-centered design, much has been written about how to approach it in a …

UX Design

A 5-Step Process For Conducting User Research

User research helps us to understand how other people live their lives, so that we can respond more effectively to their needs with informed and …

Noah's Transition To Mobile Usability Testing

Further Reading on SmashingMag:<p>He quickly realized that <b>mobile usability testing had more similarities with traditional desktop usability testing than</b> …

A Five-Step Process For Conducting User Research

Imagine that this is what you know about me: I am a college-educated male between the ages of 35 and 45. I own a MacBook Pro and an iPhone 5, on …

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 …

Is your online service ‘tabloid’ or ‘quality paper’?

A brief glance to tell whether a newspaper on a cafe table is tabloid or quality paper. A second to decide whether to explore an online service or …

Good User Interfaces for higher conversion rates and ease of use

Try Being Direct instead of indecisive.<p>You can send your message with uncertainty trembling in your voice, or you can say it with confidence. If …

Web typography is key to honoring content and bringing brands to life online

Use Typecast to<p>Design a world class brand identity for the web<p>Users expect your content to be clear and engaging, no matter what device they use to …

Layar Creator - Welcome to Interactive Print

Mobile App Visual Flowchart for Illustrator, OmniGraffle or Sketch

<b>OmniGraffle Version:</b><p>OmniGraffle Stencil<br>• OmniGraffle Flowchart Example<br>• Requirements: OmniGraffle<p><b>Illustrator Version:</b><p>Editable AI (CS6) files<br>• Editable EPS …

Graphics

Website Flowchart & Sitemap for Illustrator, OmniGraffle or Sketch

Flowcharts in minutes<p>Drag-n-drop elements from our flowchart template to create professional client deliverables. You get all the pages, lines and …