Article No. 861 | September 4, 2012
A bloody review of three wireframing tools—MockFlow, ProtoShare, and HotGloo—reveals different strengths that will appeal to different designers and design projects.
Article No. 860 | August 31, 2012
Universal Methods of Design earns a spot on the shelf—a resource for user-centric research methods that is filled with bright ideas.
Article No. 859 | August 29, 2012
A website's front-end success is often dependent on an efficient and rewarding user experience for its back-end administrators
Article No. 858 | August 28, 2012
Finding the UX talent you are looking for can be a piece of you-know-what, as long as you know what you're looking for and how to attract the right people
Article No. 857 | August 23, 2012
A website's About page is a huge draw and therefore a huge opportunity—use it wisely and your users will thank (and know) you
Article No. 856 | August 22, 2012
Often overshadowed by Nintendo's successes in the gaming industry are the company's achievements in shaping user experience—largely the work of designer Shigeru Miyamoto
Article No. 855 | August 21, 2012
As the ease of self-service the Internet provides customers continues to expand, it's important for businesses to keep predictability, efficiency, and convenience in focus to provide a user experience that feels personal.
Article No. 854 | August 17, 2012
Considering a brand as a complex entity with its own story and set of values can help interaction designers connect with customers.
Article No. 853 | August 16, 2012
UX Magazine is giving away two free passes to Lean UX Denver—enter to win on Twitter.
Article No. 852 | August 16, 2012
The cyclical mundane nature of standard meetings can be avoided by throwing a one-day workshop that solves problems in an efficient, proactive, and fun environment.
Article No. 851 | August 14, 2012
By considering not only the user but also the environment in which the user exchanges and uses information, you can design for a UX ecosystem.
Article No. 851 | August 9, 2012
Enter to win one of five free copies of Jeff Sauro and Jim Lewis' new book, Quantifying the User Experience: Practical Statistics for User Research
Article No. 850 | August 7, 2012
Say hello to the Adjusted-Wald Binomial Confidence Interval, a powerful method for making better user experience decisions
Article No. 849 | August 3, 2012
With a beautifully rendered emphasis on the pleasurable notions of "good" and "stuff," Pinterest has quickly and subtly taken control of social commerce.
Article No. 848 | July 31, 2012
Smart navigation of the variable-rich world of eye-tracking systems will find the proper product to suit every need.
Article No. 847 | July 26, 2012
Designing for accessibility spreads the benefits of good UX while opening up your product or service to millions of disabled or aging users.
Article No. 846 | July 24, 2012
Noticing and tracking failures helps discover unexpected uses of your product or service and improves flow for primary use cases.
Article No. 844 | July 5, 2012
Avoid a user revolt against your product redesign by targeting the overall experience instead of just aesthetics.
Article No. 843 | July 2, 2012
Connecting applications across smart devices creates product ecosystems that dynamically respond to user contexts for enhanced experiences.
Article No. 842 | June 27, 2012
A look back at the speakers and highlights of UX Lx 2012 from Lisbon, Portugal.
Article No. 841 | June 26, 2012
Extend your influence past the production of deliverables to lead teams and organizations in the goal of creating better experiences for users.
Article No. 840 | June 19, 2012
Enter to win one of five free copies of John Ferrara's new book, Playful Design, published by Rosenfeld Media.
Article No. 839 | June 17, 2012
Games with overly easy challenges are boring, but too much difficulty is frustrating. UX research helps create interesting, surmountable challenges that keep players engaged and having fun.
Article No. 838 | June 13, 2012
Illustrate stories with journey models to explore problems of long-term engagement and establish a framework for strategic and tactical decision-making.