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Why Investment in Design is the Only Way to “Win” in Education
For technology to truly improve education, design needs to be the centerpiece for innovation, making the value proposition a better experience.
Jon Kolko -
What Should Experience Designers Understand About Developers?
UX Magazine Staff -
No Bottom Line? No Experience
The results of the Bottom Line Impact category of the Design for Experience awards highlight the importance of balancing business needs and user needs.
UX Magazine Staff -
Six Things Physical Product Development Taught Me About Experience Design
How a journey into the heart of physical product development gave one designer new perspective on designing digital experiences.
Anthony Franco -
Simplicity, It’s Complicated
While it's wise to strive for simplicity in product design, the ultimate goals should be ease and clarity of use.
John Boykin -
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.
From Content Audit to Design Insight
In addition to assessing a website’s content quantity and quality, a proper content audit can help uncover substantive insights that influence design direction and...
Interesting UX Resources and a Snapshot of the Job Market...
There’s much to be learned about UX by looking at the aggregate of published articles, or job openings.
UX Magazine Staff
Designing Search: Entering the Query
A look at best practices for five aspects of online search.
Wicked Problems: New book from Jon Kolko available free...
Jon Kolko tackles solving the world's social and systemic problems in his new book "Wicked Problems: Problems Worth Solving", available for free online.
UX Reviews: Which one? How long?
Selecting the right type of UX review to suit the project's stage and business objectives, and to yield quick results for the client.
Win a Collection of Useful Prototyping Tools
Answer a question to enter to win a paper prototyping kit or collaborative wireframing tool.
UX Magazine Staff
Better Use of Paper in UX Design
How to properly use paper-based prototyping techniques to communicate rapidly and effectively.
Cognition & The Intrinsic User Experience
What makes an interface intuitive? Understanding cognitive load and cognitive barriers to ease user experiences.
Visual Design and Usability Yellow Brick Road
Determine the importance of page elements to design a visual hierarchy that guides users along the right path to their destination.
Landing Page Optimization for More Profitable Experiences...
Use conversion optimization on your web projects to ensure your changes lead to real business results.
UX Testing and Cultural Preferences
Five things to consider when translating global user experiences for local cultures.
Using Salience to Guide User Decision-Making
Website goals are rarely achieved unless users take action, but what influences or determines whether they will?
Are You Saying “No” When You Could Be Saying “Yes” in...
The tonality of error messages can swing an experience from an almost certain abandonment to a conversion.
Must-Attend Sessions for UX Professionals at ConvCon West...
A list of UX-related sessions at ConvCon in San Francisco, plus a $300 discount on tickets and invitation to meet with UX Magazine at the event.
Jeremiah Lee Cohick
In crafting customer experiences, the perception of convenience is as important as the actual benefits of saved time and effort.
Designing Experiences for Young Kids
Designing tablet apps for kids to explore and enjoy without the risk of breaking the experience—or the tablet.
The State of HTML5 Video
A compilation of recent testing of HTML5 video capabilities across various browsers and devices.
Messification: Why Games Should Be Designed to Be Games...
Why designers should resist "gamification" and focus on a players’ sense of active enjoyment.
Breaking Through the Glass
At the heart of contemporary digital service design, there is a co-dependent relationship between rational functionality and emotional experience.
Rob Le Quesne
Wireframing in Powerpoint? It Works!
PowerPoint's widespread availability and improving design capabilities make it a compelling choice for wireframing.
How Chief Customer Officers Are Driving Change
Forrester's research into the varying backgrounds, titles, tenures, and influence of CCOs.
Announcing UX Magazine's New Jobs Board
A place for recruiting and job seeking that's specifically focused on UX professionals.
UX Magazine Staff
App Review: Weathermob - Express How You Feel About the...
How Weathermob uses experience design to make an otherwise trite conversation fun and engaging.
Raising the Bar for Mobile Standards
How standards documentation puts UX at the core of mobile application development.