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6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

UX Design

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Website Personalization Planning

Users’ expectations are high, and attention spans are short. There’s a multitude of alternative destinations if a website doesn’t present messaging, …

Customer Experience

How Intuit Used Design Thinking To Boost Sales By $10M In A Year

The accounting software company embraces design at all levels of the organization, but it wasn’t easy getting there. Thomas Lockwood and Edgar Papke detail Intuit’s journey.<p>More than a decade ago, Scott Cook decided that the company he founded, the accounting software firm Intuit, needed to become …

Design

10 Myths About Creativity You Need to Stop Believing Now

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people think creativity is divinely-inspired, unpredictable and bestowed on only a lucky few. There are a lot of popular myths about business creativity, yet none of them have much scientific evidence. A new study based on …

Creativity

How Our Brains Work When We Are Creative: The Science of Great Ideas

Ah, ideas. Who doesn’t want more great ideas? I know I do.<p>I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect them to just …

Creativity

The 10 best books of 2017

From a short story collection to a century-spanning novel about a Korean family, these were the greatest reads the year had to offer, writes Jane Ciabattari.

17 business books everyone will be reading in 2018

As the year draws to a close and we catch up with the best business books of 2017, we're also looking toward what's coming up in 2018.<p>We've looked through titles that have already been announced for the new year and have highlighted the memoirs, career guides, and analyses we're most excited about.

To conquer a crowded family room, start by getting rid of the overstuffed furniture

THE CHALLENGE<p>Paige and Aaron Rosenfeld are struggling to find a furniture arrangement for the 13-by-19-foot family room in their Bethesda home. The room has an awkward shape, and multiple entrances and a fireplace complicate their seating options. They want a comfortable space where their family of …

Write Better Qualitative Usability Tasks: Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid

<b>Summary:</b> Writing good tasks for a usability study is an art, not a science, but there are still rules. Examine your tasks for these 10 common …

The best books for new UX designers

Here’s a list of the six best and most influential books compiled on UX design to help both newcomers and experienced designers strengthen their …

UX Design

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Design Innovation by Design Research

Although both innovative for their time, the difference between Juicy Salif and an iPhone becomes immediately apparent. The first is a beautiful sculpture, however a rather useless juicer. The second is a marvel in research-driven user-centered design.<p>Conducting thorough design research enhances …

Ten Tips for a better LinkedIn profile 1/10

<b>Your LinkedIn Profile is certainly your first, and can be your last chance to make a positive impression online. 1: Forget your CV.</b><p>It’s a combination …

Online Life

Boost the visibility of your LinkedIn profile

Learn how to apply SEO principles to LinkedIn Search<p>Right now, I am in the middle of a job search. If you ask me, it’s never a fun thing to do. Prior …

Employment

Work From Anywhere: 25 Cool Apps for Digital Nomads, Corporate Escapists, and Loony Adventurers

In the past 3 years, I have already run my business from Lebanon, Indonesia, Morocco, Iran, Kenya, and South Africa. Always on the hunt after a …

Project Management

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, April 2015

Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed.<p>Today we’re …

How to Create Visual Relationships With Contrast & Similarity

There are lots of different types of links here: articles, authors, comments, site sections, etc. Each type of link has a different distinction, whether it’s the color, underline, or italics. It’s a much more complex link hierarchy than Reddit, but the same principles of similarity apply.<p>Sidebar …

2015 McLaren P1 GTR: A $3.1-Million Track Weapon

Bringing near-1000-hp racing machines to the one percent.<p>If you’re filthy rich and bored, there is an embarrassment of choices when it comes to filling your days. This being a car-centric forum, we’ll skip past the requisite yacht purchases and supermodel-girlfriend juggling and get right to the …

How Your Next Car Will Prevent Distracted Driving – Feature

From the March 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>We hear a lot about the dangers of distracted driving, but having a phone conversation while driving on a rural freeway is clearly less of a problem than dialing a colleague while turning left onto a busy six-lane avenue. What if your car could limit …

50 incredible freebies for web designers, February 2015

Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed.<p>Today we’re …

7 UX Trends of 2015: Get Ready for Big Changes

As we all know it, no matter how cool or creative the website is, at the end all it boils down to one thing that is User Experience. If the website …

The ultimate guide to information architecture

Information architecture is equal parts art and science. Whether you hire a dedicated IA professional, or just sort of let IA happen on your …

What your users really think about your choice of colors

Color carries specific meanings both in marketing and, more specifically, online. In fact, it could be the difference between a user converting and …

Top 7 Mobile Design Trends That Will Shape 2015

The mobile UI industry keeps changing with each passing day. Last year saw a significant rise in minimalism, which strips off stylistic elements like …

UI Design

How to Gather Quantitative Data on User Behaviors

For the closed card sort on Yelp’s homepage, we asked participants how often they used Yelp, and how often they used the search filters, so that we could filter our data based on users with more or less experience. Knowing how many people used search filters would also give us an insight into how …

UX Design

The ULTIMATE List of 24 Free eBooks on UX and Interface Design

The ultimate list of 24 free eBooks on UX and interface design will help you be a UX rock-star. Study from gurus for free!<p>Want to be a UX rock star …

UX Design

50 Free eBooks for Web Designers & Developers

There are thousands of books available for web designers and developers online. There has been no language, no point of discussion, or no trend that …

Web Design

10 Must-Read UX Books

There are a lot of great books on UX and Usability these days. So many, in fact, that it’s hard to narrow it down to the very best ones! Here are 10 …

UX Design