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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 -
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.
Diversity, Communication, and Insight are Winning...
A closer look at the results in the Effective Agency Team category of the international Design for Experience awards, featuring the winner: JUXT.
UX Magazine Staff
Designing Effective Experiences for Financial Services...
Helping people make good financial decisions requires design that accounts for loss aversion and the salience of losses.
UX as Design Leadership
Extending your passion for asking questions and seeking answers into relationships with your team members is an example-led way of evangelizing the power of UX.
Seven Things Your Boss Needs to Know About UX
Giving your client, stakeholder, or boss a better sense of what UX entails and requires can make your project more successful.
The Hidden Value of UX Connectors and the Future of Our...
Do you have what it takes to connect UX organizations and practitioners in your community?
Tobii EyeMobile Takes Eye Tracking Technology to New...
A closer look at the results in the Accessibility category of the international Design for Experience awards, featuring the winner: Tobii EyeMobile.
UX Magazine Staff
Usability Tip: Don’t Rely on Color to Convey Your Message...
Especially where error messages are concerned, you can't count on colors to make your message clear to everyone.
Book Excerpt: A Web for Everyone
An excerpt from the book A Web for Everyone, by Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery, introduces a set of personas that can inform accessibility in design.
The UX Team Starting Lineup
Exploring the commonalities between the starting five on a basketball team and five positions in a UX project.
Proactive Experiences and the Future of UX
As technology becomes more sophisticated and intertwined with our daily lives, customers will seek proactive experiences that anticipate and satisfy their needs.
Building a Solid Foundation for Efficient Design
Answering key questions about your users, your stakeholders, and your role in a project before it begins can set the stage for success.
The Design for Experience Awards Site is Live
The official website for the international Design for Experience awards is up and running!
UX Magazine Staff
What Prevents Users from Making Better Financial...
Making sound financial choices requires people to behave in ways that challenge many of our tried-and-true experience design methods.
Leveraging Eye Tracking to Create an Engaging User...
Combining eye-tracking data with conventional usability studies can give you unparalleled insight into how to better guide user attention and refine their experience.
Build Your Own Participant Resource for UX Research
Building your own UX research participant community can be a cost-effective, time-saving measure for conducting in-depth user studies.
Usability Tip: One Main Call-to-Action Item Per Task
Give your users one clear call-to-action for each task.
Announcing Winners in the International Design for...
We are thrilled to present the winners of the inaugural international Design for Experience Awards!
UX Magazine Staff
QuickPanel: Women in Tech
UX experts Irene Au, Brenda Laurel, Indi Young, and Christina Wodtke discuss the experience of being a woman in the tech world.
Mary Jean Babic
Visualizing Progress with Agile Storymapping
Storymapping allows teams to look at their project as a whole and make sure all of its tasks are on-track.
David Peter Simon
How Mature is Your Organization when it Comes to UX?
To optimally integrate experience design in an organization, it's helpful to first map out its maturity level.
Juan Manuel Carraro
Five Tips for Letting Collaboration Fuel Innovation
The authors of Naked Innovation share insights from the first iteration of their book, which is currently being revised using community feedback.
Zachary Jean Paradis
Internet of Things and the Work of the Hands
Looking to philosopher Albert Borgmann and the wood-burning stove, we see that the Internet of Things must create meaningful interactions in order to succeed.
A Walk Down Front-End Development Lane
Looking back over the rapidly changing landscape through 32 years of front-end-development.
The Future of Information Dashboards
Five things that will change the way we experience data using information dashboards.