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How Do We Interact with Our Organizations?
The winners of our Intertwingled giveaway share stories of how they interact with their workplace culture.
UX Magazine Staff -
Comparing Popular Layer-Based and Code-Based Prototyping Tools
A review of several layer- and code-based prototyping tools highlights opportunities to gain more control over your mobile prototypes.
Bona Kim -
Kicking Off the 2014 Design for Experience Awards
The 2014 international Design for Experience awards program, presented by UX Magazine, is now accepting applications and recommendations.
UX Magazine Staff -
Make Your App Vital By Reaching Out to Users in Context
If you want to give users an experience they can't live without, your app functionality should take location data into consideration.
Mike Schneider, Skyhook Wireless -
Five UX Insights about Uber and the Ridesharing Economy
Some key experience design insights into the sharing economy gleaned from a ride-along study of Uber users in San Francisco.
Jennifer McCormick -
Spotlight On: Wearable Technology
The Who, What, When, Wear, and Why of Wearable Technology
While different in many ways, the three primary categories of wearable technology share attributes that designers, developers, and product managers need to be aware of.
What Will It Take to Make Your Grandma’s Wearable?
Wearable technology can't reach its full potential until it provides valued services without being obtrusive and causing the users extraneous learning pains.
Wear Are We?
In the wake of a new implementation of brain-computer interface headgear, we asked three UX Magazine contributors about the trajectory of wearable technology.
UX Magazine Staff
Talking Lean UX with Jeff Gothelf
The author of the new O'Reilly book, Lean UX: Applying lean principles to improve user experience, shares his thoughts on outcomes, iterations, and more.
UX Magazine Staff
Simplicity: The next design battleground
Four ways to keep your designs simple in the hyper-competitive mobile age.
Learning Programming by Persuasion
How the traits of persuasive technology can make learning Ruby more engaging for students.
Evaluating the Usability of Web Photos
Photos have the power to make or break a users' experience—make sure they are communicating your message properly.
Practicing What We Preach
In the same way that users need considerate and responsive feedback from digital experiences, employees need it from their organizations.
Looking Into the Screens of the Future
Designers are faced with alluring new challenges as users expect more sophisticated interactions with more persistant and pervasive screens.
Five UX Changes for Fixing Loyalty Programs
By improving user experience, brand loyalty programs can start living up to their business potential.
We Just Turned 50,000
Celebrating a social media milestone and looking ahead.
UX Magazine Staff
Why Certify? Accreditation can add value to UX...
How BSI ISO9001 certification refined design processes for a digital agency that already has multiple accreditations.
UX Adventure: Enhance your resume, improve your...
Taking on unpaid research and design projects can be a great way to bolster your resume and reinvigorate yourself.
A Matter of Character: Knowing your users and...
To design a product that fits into the story of users' lives, try looking at them as characters through the lens of a screenwriter.
Testing Dialog Design in a Speech Application
Speech-recognition apps require specialized testing methods that can be applied to other interfaces as well.
The RITE Way to Prototype
The RITE Method can be an effective way to integrate user testing and iteration for fast and fluid design.
The Proliferation and Potential of Gamification in...
By making transactions more fun, banks can drive customer behavior, improve brand loyalty, and increase engagement.
There are some simple things you can do to make sure your designs stay simple and user-centric.
Visual Balance and Weight Allocation for Usability...
Paying close attention to the visual path your website creates will reveal opportunities for reaching peak usability.
How to Effectively Manage a UX Design Team
Tried and true tips for getting the most out of your user-centered design team.
A Midwesterner's Guide to Recruiting UX...
Pulling top user-centered design talent away from the coasts is challenging, but it can be done using the right approach.
Contextualization is the Key to Delivering...
What "location, location, location" is to real estate, "context, context, context" is to user-centered design.
UX Behind the Firewall
Implementing the UX process internally can improve the user interface of a company's applications, improving productivity and morale.
Creating Savvy and Sophisticated User Experiences...
User-centered designers and researchers now have the tools and techniques to deliver more personalized (and valuable) experiences than ever before.
The Five Worst UX Mistakes Websites Make
There are many pitfalls that can sink a user's experience with a website, here are five of the worst.
Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D.
The Complexity of Simplicity
Keeping user-centered designs simple can be extraordinarily complicated, so staying focused is key.
Player-Centric Design: The UX of The Room
A major component of successful design, use-centered thinking guides the popular iPad puzzle game, The Room.