Vikas Prabhu

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12 fascinating stats about UX and usability testing to help your business case

<b>If your stakeholders need a little extra persuasion to invest in UX research, perhaps it’s time to show them some cold-hard stats and ROI related to</b> …

UX Design

30 Best Experiences To Have In India Before You Die

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India

How To Design Emotional Interfaces For Boring Apps

When your product deals with repetitive tasks, it’s hard to keep users excited about it. That’s where UI comes into play.<p><i>By Alice Кotlyarenko</i><p>There’s …

UI Design

Ashish Goel | The "Fun" Framework

May 12th, 2018<p>The "Fun" Framework<p>How do you design your life? There are many guiding frameworks.<p>For example, Jim Collins has this framework:<p>It is the …

Ikigai

The Top 5 User Testing Methods

In an industry devoted to the people who use our products, services, and apps, user testing is paramount. The main goal of user testing is to inform …

Product Management for Dummies | Ben Sampson

Two Fascinating Things Salesforce Discovered When It Studied Color

What you think you’ll like isn’t always what helps you make the best decisions, Salesforce Analytics finds in a new research.<p>Consider the last time you made a decision with data. Chances are, you used some kind of visualization to help understand the bigger picture. In visualizations, color is …

What Airbnb and Strava Know About Building Emotional Connections with Customers

One of our clients, let us call it AgriCo, recently came to us with a problem: It had created an online platform for sourcing farming supplies to remote farms. The platform meant that it was easier, more convenient, and faster for farmers to get what they needed, whether it was a part for their …

The Value of Multi-Typeface Design – About face – Medium

It has come to my attention that one of the more noticeable traits in my design work is my willingness to use what is perceived to be an excessive …

Inside Design: Squarespace

Founded on the belief that there should be an all-in-one solution to creating a beautiful online home, Squarespace makes great design accessible to …

Copywriting principles that will make new users love you

It doesn’t matter if you’ve created a valuable product experience and a beautiful visual flow to help users get started. If you fill that flow with …

What Great UX Designers Do

By Johannes RobierWhat it takes to make a great UX designer doesn’t depend on what kind of company you work for—whether a product or service company …

Web Design

The Product Manager vs. the Scrum Master

Scrum is the best-known and most widely-used agile software development framework. So, it is common for software development teams to include a …

The Product Manager vs. the Technical Product Manager

A lot of people ask me about how to break into product management. I think that is because product management is a hot career track today. So much so …

15 Metrics Every Software Product Manager Should Know

The world of product management is rapidly changing. It is more data driven than ever before. There is no doubt that data is impacting most jobs. But …

UX design trends for 2018

One of the biggest UX design trends might surprise you—it’s a UX position we’ll see more and more recruiters looking to fill this year.<p>2017 was an …

How to make trust your competitive advantage

Trust is both a complex and nuanced topic. Its very nature makes it difficult to tackle through direct effort. But with consumer trust across …

This Is How Our Product Team Created a 90-Day Rolling Roadmap

I was looking for some inspiration. This was back in October 2016 and we were in planning mode. Our product teams at WhiteHat Security had spent most …

The Problem With Being a Fix-It Product Manager

It starts off with the best intentions. You are planning an upcoming release and notice that the support documentation needs to be updated. You could …

The 15 Rules Every UX Designer Should Know

User experience is a broad discipline. Anyone who practices UX design should have skills in many different fields. While it’s impossible to summarize …

Hard Skills of a Product Manager

How we designed page previews for Wikipedia — and what could be done with them in the future

Graphic by Nirzar Pangarkar/Wikimedia Foundation, CC BY-SA 3.0.The rabbit holePeople love Wikipedia. People love Wikipedia for specific reasons. One …

The Dos and Don'ts of In-App Notifications

A bad in-app notification can make your user leave your product quicker than you can say “spam.” A good one can give your user real value and build …

Push Notifications Vs In-app messaging: What's best for customer engagement

Targeted marketing is most effective with a multi-channel approach, and the best mobile campaigns often use a combination of mobile push …

UX Writing: How to do it like Google with this powerful checklist

Notes from Google I/O 2017 on choosing the right words<p>Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. (Mark Twain)<p>These are my …

Why Product People Should Care About Business Strategy

<i>As product people, we can be very fond of the products we manage. While it’s good to care about them, we must not forget that they are a means to an</i> …

A brand identity for a startup disrupting banking

• Case A brand identity for a startup disrupting banking<br>• Client Lunar Way<br>• Industry Fintech<br>• Year 2017<br>• Capabilities Business Design<br>Brand Design<p>A startup set …

With backing from Zeroth.ai, this son-of-soil founder kickstarts agritech startup Fasal

<i>Fasal is an AI-powered IoT platform for precision agriculture. It delivers insights and analytics to farmers to grow more and better.</i><b>At a</b> …

Using Blockchain for Identity Management – Five Compelling Examples

As cybersecurity threats become increasingly prevalent and sophisticated, the case for blockchain technology as a way to secure and improve identity …

The promise of managing identity on the blockchain

Blockchain, the secure distributed ledger technology first created to track bitcoin ownership, has taken on a number of new roles in recent years tracking anything of value from diamonds to real estate deeds to contracts. The blockchain offers the promise of a trusted record that can reduce fraud. …