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Measuring the ROI for UX in an Enterprise Organization, Part 1

By Burcu S. Bakioglu, Ben Basilan and JonDelina ‘JD’ BuckleyTo stay relevant and avoid disruption through advances in technology or globalization, …

Web Design

Designers Need the “Regret Test” – Words That Matter – Medium

What are the ethical responsibilities of companies that are able to manipulate human behavior on a massive scale? It’s a question one hopes …

‘Doing the UX’

Thoughts on describing yourself as a UX designer to people who are unfamiliar with the industry.https://dribbble.com/ArternDescribing what I do as a …

UX Design

How to be a Product Designer. – UX Collective

The process of finding your way.<p>I might be a Product Designer now, but I didn’t always know that’s what I would be when I started my career. Let me …

UX Design

Caffeine-infused design comics

Here’s another collection of random comics related to design, office work, and the inability to sleep.<p>Daily Routine<p>Innovative design reviews<p>Halloween …

Comics

Great UI/UX Animations

We’re back with a new roundup with more nice UI animations that we’ve come across recently. Everything from subtle micro-animations to more majestic …

Web Design

A Comprehensive Guide To User Experience (UX) Research

Before embarking upon the design phase of any project, it’s critical to undertake some research so that the decisions you make are undertaken from an …

UX Design

Journey Mapping: How Big Data Creates Unforgettable Experiences

Journey mapping takes experience marketing beyond the realm of on-screen user engagement. It provides a way for companies to capture large quantities …

Customer Experience

Navigation Design: Is the Vertical Menu the New Best Practice?

Before yelling “no”, at least think about the new smartphone generation. The trend is increasing the device’s height, but not the width. Don’t you …

Visual Design

Mobile Web: When Speed Matters

In 2016, mobile internet usage exceeded desktop for the first time worldwide. According to Google UK research:<p>Today, 65% of all UK adults use a …

eCommerce

How to design a design team

The kinds of culture and mindsets that make top design teams, the roles and capabilities that matter, and how to conduct your interviews.The post How …

UX Design

How we designed our bank account: NuConta — Part I

<b>Start with why</b><p>Nubank’s core mission is to <b>remove complexity and empower people</b>. The credit card, our first product, has achieved viral growth among …

A UX Reading List Inspired by IA Summit 2018

The IA Summit is the leading conference for those who create and manage digital user interfaces and rich information environments. Each year, it …

UX Design

5 Ways To Integrate Motion Into Web Design

The first animated movie created in 1906 was a revolutionary step forward in storytelling. Every year, the technology behind motion in storytelling …

Graphic Design

Learning the basics of Conversational UI with a UX Designer for Amazon’s Alexa

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/05/amazon-alexa-ads-voicelabs/During my internship at Intuit last summer, I was part of a hackathon team that …

UX Design

Design for a Vision

We’ve all been there—reacting to micro feedback, responding to a VP request, making small tweaks for small gains. They all add up progressing your …

UX Design

Write A UX Proposal: How-To Guide

UX design is big business, and there is money to be made. In fact, Andrew Kucheriavy reports in Forbes that on average, the return on investment for …

UX Design

Introducing Zeplin Extensions – Zeplin Gazette

Thanks to the amazing community built around them, plugins are one of the main reasons we love working in Sketch. We’re huge fans of such community …

Emerging Technology

Introducing C.A.R.E. – a simple framework for user onboarding

A well considered and well maintained onboarding funnel will grow your business. A leaky one could kill it.In software, when you think of …

Product Management

The Facilitator’s Handbook: 24 Design Sprint Tips

Here are some things I think about when I facilitate a design sprint. Lots of what goes into facilitation I can’t explain—like anything, you just do …

Writing

A Quick Guide to Designing for Augmented Reality on Mobile (Part 1)

I have spent the past few years researching and analyzing the future of design tools. During my time understanding how designers build and think, I …

Augmented Reality

How to create a Design System in Sketch (Part Five)

Sketch Tutorial<p>Here I’ll be diving into Nested Symbols and show you how to created fully featured Components for your Design System<p>Building out …

Graphics

Why you shouldn’t skip your wireframing

Recently I started seeing a trend where fellow designers skip wireframing/low-fidelity-mockups and jump straight into their UI work. While for “some” …

The 9 Rules of Design Research

Lately, I’ve noticed a lot more ambient enthusiasm for research among both early stage start-ups and established organizations. Businesses have …

UX Design

What’s the difference between UX and UI design?

And some tips for you to get started with both.Image creditsA few days ago, I published a post on Typography, a post on Color Theory, and a post on …

UI Design

InVision Studio is out—but are designers migrating to a new tool again?

The digital design world has recently seen a diaspora from Photoshop to Sketch — which has substantially changed the way we structure our design …

UX Design

Don’t take design critique as an insult

Receiving feedback is a natural part of the design process, and in every round of feedback the design tends to get stronger and tighter. But how do …

UX Design

UI Interactions of the week #114 – Muzli -Design Inspiration