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The Neutrality Network – Words That Matter – Medium

As I write these words, the FCC has just issued draft regulations abolishing the rules meant to secure “network neutrality” on the internet. Those …

Everything You Need To Know About Wireframes And Prototypes

Wireframes and prototypes are the two design deliverables that most often associated with UX design. A lot of people in the field of digital design …

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 difference between information architecture (IA), sitemap, and navigation

<b>People often confuse these three concepts and use them inadvertently for the same aspects of a website-related project.</b><p><b>In short:</b> The <i>information</i> …

How to quickly generate ideas and make group decisions

Avoid lengthy debates with the “note and vote” techniqueMeetings can be a pain. Endless debate, conversations going around in circles, indecision and …

Selling

The Evolution of UX Process Methodology

The UX Process is Confusing, Even to Most DesignersIn the beginning there was Donald A. Norman, and he created the idea of user experience design.I …

Project Management

Paper Prototyping

As interfaces become ever more complex and development schedules seem to get shorter and shorter, you may find it useful to give up your …

UX storyboarding hacks

Tips to visualise & storyboard your conceptshttps://dribbble.com/animadeStoryboarding or concept visualisation can easily be seen as another one of …

UX Design

How to Effectively Measure UX with Google HEART Framework

Gut feeling is good but data-driven UX design is better. Still, the collectible data can be overwhelming, and the product teams might be working …

Best practices for prototyping mobile user experience

<b>What is mobile user experience?</b><p>Mobile user experience focuses on delivering positive experiences to users of mobile devices and wearable technology, …

Gamification in UX. Missions and Challenges.

A life is always full of challenges and that what makes us self-improve again and again. The same pattern works with digital products. When users …

Design for Web: Promotional Video. Benefits and Pitfalls.

A video is an effective marketing tool which never gets old. People got used to watching video adverts on TV since the beginning of the past century. …

Gestalt Theory for Efficient UX: Principle of Similarity.

Many designers can boast of having creative intuition and a sharp eye: they add as much passion and feeling into the layout of the future website or …

UI Design

Top 16 Free Online Resources For UI And UX Designers 2018

As a product designer (UX/UI) and college dropout, I’ve had to develop my own tools and resources in my pursuit to become a UX/UI design expert.<p>Now …

How to use colors in UI Design

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design — it reinforces it. <br>Pierre Bonnard<p>60% is your dominant hue, 30% is secondary color and 10% is for …

UI Design

The Best Free Tools to Help Choose Colors for Your Website

“Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.”<p>- Claude Monet<p>If you’ve ever felt this way while trying to pick the right hue for your new toolbar …

The Most Important Rule in UX Design that Everyone Breaks

In Product Design, and Possibly Life Management<p>There is one principle of organization that every human should adhere to, particularly people who …

UX Design

15 Must-See Speeches from Experts for UI/UX Designers

It wouldn’t be a fresh discovery to say that IT-sphere in general and product design as its part require non-stop learning from those who seek to be …

Product Design

How to use typography in UI Design

🇹🇼 Chinese(Traditional) translation by Lin Simon — 如何在介面中設計排版<p><b>Introduction</b><p>It would be fair to say that typography is the hardest part of the UI …

Typography

Best Practices for Mobile App Navigation: The Basics

Design is not only about nice looks, it’s also about how easily users can navigate through the product and how well they can interact with it. It’s …

A Comprehensive Guide to Web Design

Web design is tricky. One has to take a lot of things into account when designing a website, from visual appearance (how the website looks) to …

Hopefully, the Ultimate Guide to a Flat Icon Set

For nerds who have read my article on visual weight and optical alignment. Minimum words, maximum GIFs.<p>1. Use the optical grid<p>An interface icon …

The Ultimate Guide to Launching a Mobile App Redesign

Each time you are launching a mobile app redesign, you are risking to make some users unhappy. But there may be so many reasons for an app redesign …

Intel finally dishes out stick-shaped Optane storage SSDs for mainstream PCs

After launching Optane-branded solid-state drives for enthusiasts and professionals in October, Intel is following up with Optane storage products …

Computer Hardware

The Structure of a Good SWOT - How to do it Right

Definition<p>Swot analysis<p>involves the collection and portrayal of information about internal and external factors which have, or may have, an impact on …

SWOT Analysis Templates to Download, Print or Modify Online

Listed below are some professionally designed editable SWOT analysis templates. You can edit them online using our SWOT analysis tool and access them …

Project Management

5 Strategic Planning Mistakes to Avoid | Inc.com

Autumn is almost here again, and, for many companies, that means it's time for the annual strategic planning session. A common corporate go-to is SWOT analysis, in which you assess your company's internal <i>strengths</i> and <i>weaknesses</i>, as well as external <i>opportunities</i> and <i>threats</i>. But be careful: SWOT …

Management