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How Do We Design for Better Team Experiences?

<b>It took me just over an hour to first read The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard.</b> I woke up at 6am and raced through every page, completely glued …

UX Design

6 Common Problems With The UX Process, And 6 Solutions!

In this article, I’ll discuss the variety of challenges that we faced and how we eventually overcame them. Many of these learnings can be applied to …

Die Messung des Erfolgs von Usability-Maßnahmen

Erfolgsmessung von Usability-Maßnahmen ist ein Thema des Bloggers Dan Rosenberg. Der Autor, heute Chief Design Officer bei rCDOUX LLC, war lange …

Three Steps for Improving Mobile UX

<b>With mobile Internet usage accounting for one third of website visits, we no longer have the luxury of only improving and testing for user experience</b> …

Web Design

Ecommerce UX Trends: User Research Update

<b>Summary:</b> Our latest ecommerce research revealed user-experience improvements to shopping sites such as large product images, robust reviews, and easy …

eCommerce

Talking with Users in a Usability Test

<b>Summary:</b> Talk less and learn more by being prepared to use 3 sound, practical techniques for interrupting or answering users while facilitating a …

UX Design

Usability Tip: Don’t Make Me Search for Search

<b>One of the best ways to learn what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to UI and usability is to look at as many samples as possible, testing</b> …

Web Design

UX Axioms by Erik Dahl (@eadahl)

User Experience (UX) theory and practice can be confusing for the uninitiated. This talk outlines a set of UX Axioms designers and developers alike …

Seven UX Resolutions for App Design in 2014

Many innovative trends came into their own this year where experience design and application development converge, specifically the simplicity of …

Apps

How Usability Testing Drastically Improved My Client's App

Authentication and Welcome<p>The authentication and welcome screens are important moments in the user’s initial experience of the product, because we …

Smart Transitions In User Experience Design

“It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. <b>Design is how it works.</b>“<p>Let’s look at some examples in which smart interaction, defined by subtle …

Efficiently Simplifying Navigation, Part 1: Information Architecture

• How do I best structure the content?<br>• How do I best explain the navigational choices?<br>• Which type of navigation menu is best suited to accommodate the …

Five UX Lessons from Hollywood

Yesterday's announcement of nominees in the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards presented a fine opportunity to revisit some UX lessons from Hollywood, …

Web Design

People window-shop on their iPhones, but actually buy things on their iPads

Americans spent $3 billion shopping online on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and a quarter of those sales were made with smartphones and tablets, according to Adobe. That’s a huge shift for e-commerce: Spending on mobile devices was up 118% from last year, Adobe found. Different data from IBM …

Shopping

5 Tipps für Testing - die jeder Conversion Engineer kennen sollte

Das Testen von Verbesserungen im eCommerce hat nicht nur wissenschaftlichen Charakter, sondern auch den praktischen Nutzen, dass Änderungen validiert …

Native iOS

Hopefully, armed with this knowledge, you will be in a better position to choose the right development tools for your mobile application’s needs. In …

This Former Apple Product Manager Wants To Fix Your Swing

By Matt Hartigan4 minute Read<p>With regulators cracking down on performance-enhancing supplements, athletes are turning increasingly toward “quantified …

Carousel Usability: Designing an Effective UI for Websites with Content Overload

<b>Summary:</b> Carousels allow multiple pieces of content to occupy a single, coveted space. This may placate corporate infighting, but on large or small …

Forget Coin–iPhone Payments Now Possible Thanks To iBeacons

By Michael Grothaus7 minute Read<p>Ask any iPhone user what the next iPhone really needs and chances are you’ll hear “NFC so I can make payments with my …

The Design Studio Behind Xbox Reviews The PlayStation 4

Teague is known for designing Microsoft’s original Xbox. Here, they critique Sony’s PlayStation 4.<p><i>Even if you don’t know the design consultancy Teague, you know their work–ranging from the original Polaroid camera to the interiors of almost every Boeing plane to date. They were also the firm</i> …

Killer Responsive Layouts With CSS Regions

Regions 101<p>CSS regions enable us to disperse content across multiple containing elements. They provide a <b>flow</b>, which consists of content that may …

These Two Guys Want To Kill All Passwords

“It’s a gimmick, there’s no question about that,” says Knock cofounder Jon Schlossberg. “But it’s a gimmick that solves a real (albeit small) …

Design for Experience: Experience for Children

Children can be sophisticated users of technology.<p>Just go to any busy restaurant and survey all of the youngsters being kept quiet and in their seats …

Web Design

Design for Experience Update: Innovative Technique or Tool

When rolling out the Design for Experience award category, Innovative Research Technique, we poined to an article about the virtues of leveraging the …

Web Design

Responsive Web Design: Relying Too Much on Screen Size

As people continue to go online using an ever increasing diversity of devices, responsive Web design has helped teams build amazing sites and apps …

Breaking down Amazon's mega dropdown

The hover effects on Amazon’s big ‘ole “Shop by Department” mega dropdown are super fast. Look'it how quick each submenu fills in as your mouse moves …

The Importance of Collaborative UX Design

The following experts have contributed answers to this edition of <i>Ask UXmatters</i>:<p>Steve Baty—Principal of Meld Studios; President of IxDA; <i>UXmatters</i> …

Best Of Both Worlds: Mixing HTML5 And Native Code

“Hybrid application” is a term often given to applications that are developed largely in HTML5 for the user interface and that rely on native code to …

Blurred Lines: Integrating development, management, and design to deliver great products

Software development, product design, and product management form the triumvirate of a strong product team.<p>It’s far too common to see product teams …

Product Management