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The Next UX Revolution: Transforming Stodgy Enterprise Applications Into Engaging Experiences
An inside look at how one company shifted the focus of its enterprise software from basic functionality to usability.
Marc Scibelli -
Avoiding Featuritis in the Connected Car Gold Rush
For connected cars to truly connect with users OEM's need to figure out what's really important to drivers and make their information systems simple to use.
Doug Hopkins -
Want the Best User Experience? Make it Harder to Add Features
Adding features is easy when you design with scalability in mind. But is that really a good thing?
Jonathan Courtney -
Making a Case for Animations and Interactivity
Animated user interface elements can increase your product's usability, define its personality, and make it more fun to use, but they come at a significant cost.
Sara Sundqvist -
What Can Experience Designers Learn from Kids?
Five actionable insights from Debra Levin Gelman and the winners of our Design for Kids giveaway.
UX Magazine Staff -
Spotlight On Mobile Design
Nine Lies We Tell Ourselves About Mobile
A closer look at the history of mobile design and technology reveals common misconceptions that are making it difficult to move forward with clarity.
The Influence of iOS 7 and Designing for Mobile in an Omnichannel World
With iOS 7, Apple seems poised to expand its reach into a wider portfolio of digital products, something designers should consider in the omnichannel world of mobile.
Nour Diab Yunes
What Does it Take to be a Mobile Designer Today?
Being a successful mobile designer requires an evolved understanding of how people use their devices, a robust toolkit, and the flexibility to adapt to new technology.
Standard Conventions, Innovative Experiences
Using standard conventions, you can pave the way toward innovative user experiences that clients will embrace.
The Practical and Legal Reasons Behind Designing for...
Designing for accessibility on mobile platforms will open your products to the widest customer base and keep you out of legal trouble—win-win.
Gregory P. Care
Lean Strategy for UX Design
When it comes to delivering viable solutions, a lithe and muscular approach outpaces one that is weighed-down with too much information.
Five User Experience Lessons from Johnny Depp
Just think of him as the gonzo doctor of best practices in UX.
Mirror, Mirror, on the Screen
To create products that identify with a user's sense of self, you need to design for reflective processing.
Leveraging the Kano Model for Optimal Results
Devised in the 1980s, the Kano Model proves itself an invaluable tool for modern research, when leveraged properly.
Iterating for Visitors at the Exploratorium
An interactive breeding ground for meaningful user experience, the Exploratorium in San Francisco is a museum that demonstrates of the power of visitor-driven iterations.
The Broken Telephone Game of Defining Software and UI...
The broken telephone game was fun in grade school, but playing it during development and design leads to muddled user experience.
Combining Responsive and Adaptive Strategies to Solve...
Combining the strengths of adaptive and responsive web design techniques can eliminate the weaknesses each has standing alone.
Security vs. Design: Standing at Odds?
Rather than clashing, design and security concerns can be addressed in complementary ways—with the right approach.
UX Designers Should Make Games
Designing a successful game is all about creating a valuable experience—an area where UX practitioners naturally excel.
Moments that Matter ... Moments that Don’t
Determining the crucial points of customer interaction can help you design experiences that connect, engage, and sell.
Five Things to Know When Designing a Windows 8 App
Designing apps for Windows 8 requires a balanced approach to the unique features and interface of the OS.
A Tablet Still Is Not a Book ... Not Yet
When it comes to finishing Finnegans Wake, you might stand a better chance on paper than on a tablet.
This is [the New] Myspace
MySpace is back with a slick looking UI and features that have yet to be fully revealed.
UX Magazine Staff
Attributes of Innovation
Use these four key elements behind every innovation as yardsticks when constructing your own designs.
Five User Experience Lessons from Tom Cruise
It was news to us, too: Tom Cruise can teach you a lot about good user experience.
Book Review - "Communicating the User Experience...
Communicating the User Experience proves itself a fine resource for novice UXers but a redundant one for veterans.
Five Lessons Learned Doing User Research in Asia
Conducting user research in a region as sprawling, diverse, and rapidly changing as Asia poses a real challenge for Western companies—here are five ways to make it...
Tone and Voice: Showing Your Users That You Care
Creating meaningful interactions with users requires a strategic voice with a human tone.
Kate Kiefer Lee
Should We Focus on User Experience?
If Nobel Prize-winning research is any indicator, memory—not experience—is the deciding factor in effective UX.
Koen AT Claes
Designing Search: Staying on Track
Guiding users through the labyrinthine realm of "search" becomes easier when you implement query refinement techniques.
Simple and Secure Sites Keep Boomers Happy
Baby Boomers represent a huge and influential customer base for your designs—winning their loyalty requires a safe and easy experience.
Scenario Design Unifies The Splinternet Experience
Managing user experience across several digital touchpoints requires an understanding of consumers' behaviors and goals.