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Looking at personas, goals, and scenarios relative to the characters, plot, and objective of a novel or movie can help designers avoid self-referential thinking.
Shlomo Goltz -
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.
Mick McGee -
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.
Cory Lebson -
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.
Avi Itzkovitch -
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 -
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.
UX Magazine Featured
Five Customer Experience Lessons Coffee Taught Me
A lifetime pursuing CX excellence culminates in a great cup of coffee and five tips for nailing customer experience.
Break Point Analysis: Gaining insight into customer...
A data visualization method that maps customer satisfaction levels, break point analysis lets you invest wisely in improving user experience.
Determining an Hourly Rate: A (Sometimes) Necessary Evil...
Deciding what to charge potential clients as a freelance UXer requires balancing your skill set and replaceability against going rates in the marketplace.
Win This Book! Design for Care: Innovating Healthcare...
We're giving away three digital copies of the new Rosenfeld Media book, Design for Care: Innovating Healthcare Experience, by Peter H. Jones.
UX Magazine Staff
Book Excerpt: Design For Care
An excerpt from the "Design Research for Healthcare Services" chapter of the new book Design for Care explains participatory scenario design in the context of...
Peter H. Jones
Hosting a Page Description Workshop
If you want to create a Page Description Diagram that reflects the needs of your stakeholders, consider inviting them to a Page Description Workshop.
Embracing the UX Spectrum
Empathy, creativity and systems thinking play crucial parts in the design of successful experiences and can also foster consensus within the UX community
Designing Down from Science Fiction: A Staged Approach...
The user interfaces presented in science fiction can be a huge source of inspiration, but designing down is often required to make them an approximate reality.
Hey, Information Architect, What Do You Do?
If you are or have ever been an IA, we want to hear about your skills, techniques, outputs, and responsibilities.
UX Magazine Staff
The Evolution of the Online Dating Experience
Getting into the nitty-gritty of online dating reveals a complex user experience evolving toward the ubiquity of social networking.
How Chief Customer Officers Orchestrate Experiences
When used correctly, a Chief Customer Officer can drive customer experience efforts that change the way a company operates for the better.
Packaging as Media and the Future of Customer Experience...
The experience of shopping will change as emerging technologies alter the way products are packaged and presented to consumers.
Participatory Design in Healthcare: Patients and doctors...
Designing with input from users is especially valuable when creating complex and critical products for patients and their doctors.
How to Design for the Gut
Designing for visceral reactions in your users can create experiences that deliver emotional satisfaction and drive habitual use.
UX Magazine is Now Responsive
UX Magazine is now responsive and running on Drupal 7.
UX Magazine Staff
The Experience Tells The Story
An original don of advertising, David Ogilvy's 11 principles for creating great campaigns still ring true today.
Control and Transparency
A study of North American consumers shows that users are comfortable sharing their personal information when they know exactly how it will be used and shared, and are...
Who Are We and What Are We Doing?
An in-depth look at the field of user experience shows that despite some truly explosive growth, we've still got some maturing to do.
Jonathan Anderson | UX Magazine
A shared company espresso machine is just one way to create a collaborative atmosphere that gets vital information flowing across teams.
Hiring the Right Designer
An intimate look at the hiring process of a successful, user-centered New York design firm.
Make It So: Five Lessons in Interaction Design from Star...
As the book "Make It So" points out, Star Trek has influenced the course of interaction design and continues to push the boundaries of design imagination.
UX Magazine Staff
The Greatest Secrets of UX Revealed!
Stripping away some of the mysticism and pretense surrounding user experience design.
Create a Better Responsive User Experience
The best responsive web designs show a rich understanding of what users are looking for and the right way to deliver it.
A Look at Flat Design and Why It's Significant
By eschewing the design limitations of skeuomorphism and embracing the limitations of digital experiences, flat design has the potential to create great UX.
Creating a Successful Information Experience for Your...
Solid information strategy moves users over the learning curve and through a rewarding experience with your product or service.
Linda Newman Lior