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Creating Outstanding Experiences for Digital...
A survey of Digital Natives reveals a group of impatient users with fragmented attention spans who demand fast and intuitive products and services.
Looking at personas, goals, and scenarios relative to the characters, plot, and objectives of a novel or movie can help designers avoid self-referential thinking.
Is there Room for Sexy in Enterprise Design?
Sexy design has it's place in enterprise software, so long as you know what sexy is to your users.
Go Ahead, White-Label Your Services
While controversial among freelancers, white-labeling your services to a company can open you up to a whole new world of opportunity.
Disruptive IoT Innovation
As new technology allows increased connectivity between devices and consumer products, there are more opportunities to gain market value through disruptive innovation.
Designing for Kids, Then and Now
In an excerpt from her new book Design for Kids, Debra Levin Gelman looks at how the relationship between children and technology has changed over the last three decades.
Debra Levin Gelman
Giving Kids Digital Experiences They Can Really...
A closer look at results in the Experience for Children category of the international Design for Experience awards, featuring the winner: Night Zookeeper.
Josh Tyson | UX Magazine
Revisiting Proto-Personas for Executive Alignment...
Modifying Jeff Gothelf's proto-persona process reveals another method of working with clients to establish executive alignment on target users.
Four Things I Learned about UX at Universal...
Home to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Diagon Alley, Universal Studios is also a source of guidance and inspiration for experience designers.
Jesse James Garrett and Ken Jennings Talk Maps and...
A conversation between Jesse James Garrett and Ken Jennings about the overlap between mapheads and designers serves as a preview for UX Week 2014.
Throwing Light on Dark UX with Design Awareness...
Users and designers can work to develop their Design Awareness in order to avoid the manipulative patterns associated with Dark UX.
Usability Tip: Interfaces Need Rhythm
Make sure your interface leads users along consistent and familiar beats.
A divisive tool among practitioners, personas can bring the perspective of your end users into the design process and help build consensus among stakeholders.
Using Post-Service Personas to Design Closure...
Post-Service Personas help you understand the emotions of users after they end their relationship with a service or product, leading to better closure experiences.
How to Use Persona Empathy Mapping
A workshop activity that forges alignment on user needs, goals, and pain-points, Persona Empathy Mapping bridges the gap between personas and design concepts.
Interactions that Change the Way Customers Make...
A closer look at the results in the Interaction Design Innovation category of the international Design for Experience awards.
UX Magazine Staff
Transform Customer Experience By Rethinking Your...
To offer a truly competitive customer experience companies need to rethink the relationships between customers, employees, partners, and their operating environment.
The Eight Most Common Mistakes Made on UX Design...
Arrogance and seven other common mistakes can easily derail a design project. Avoid them all.
Designing Big Data for Humans (with a Little Help...
Taking data with the richness of what Minority Report showed us and giving it the kind of approachable interface seen in Her.
Diving into Customer Experience at Forrester'...
We're on the ground at Forrester's Forum for CX pros in NYC, June 24-25.
UX Magazine Staff
Crossing the Great UX–Agile Divide
Understanding the labor issues at the core of the agile manifesto can help experience designers find news ways of working to enlighten developers.
For Developers, a Little UX can Go a Long Way
Understanding the user-centered goals driving product design will help developers add extra value as the software development process continues to evolve.
Four Cognitive Design Guidelines for Effective...
Following cues from cognitive science can help you create information dashboards that users can process reliably and quickly.
Just a Prototype Away from Fame and Fortune
An idea for an app that delivers fresh lobster and crab to the Bay Area is realized at ProtoHack, a code-free prototyping hackathon.