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No Bottom Line? No Experience
The results of the Bottom Line Impact category of the Design for Experience awards highlight the importance of balancing business needs and user needs.
UX Magazine Staff -
Six Things Physical Product Development Taught Me About Experience Design
How a journey into the heart of physical product development gave one designer new perspective on designing digital experiences.
Anthony Franco -
Simplicity, It’s Complicated
While it's wise to strive for simplicity in product design, the ultimate goals should be ease and clarity of use.
Three Things I’ve Realized about UX While Riding My Bike to Work
Cycling on the busy streets of New York City led one experience designer to some helpful realizations about user needs.
Andres Bohorquez -
UX, Nude Celebrity Selfies, and the Cloud
Surprisingly, a series of grievous UX fails by Apple led to the recent leak of hundreds of private photos of female celebrities.
Joseph Dickerson -
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.
Eight UX Design Trends for 2013
A look at 8 trends in technology that will affect the way we design for user experience in 2013.
The Four Waves of User-Centered Design
Over the past two decades, Bentley University has been charting and propelling the evolution of UX design.
Dr. William Gribbons
Content Strategy and Its Cousins
As with many elements of user experience design, "content" is subject to many different applications and definitions.
The Cloud is Hazy for Automotive UX
Where user experience in cars is concerned, there are distinct advantages and disadvantages to moving systems to the cloud.
Fostering a Culture of Innovation
Environments that create game-changing products and services need to remain vibrant at every level.
4 Reasons Your UX Investment Isn’t Paying Off
Successful user experience efforts require more than just investment—they also need proper implementation.
Problems and Solutions for Financial Smartphone Apps
Avoid having users hit a dreaded dead-end when using financial apps by optimizing customer experience.
Functional Beauty and User Experience
Functional beauty is not as elusive as it sounds and can be created through careful user experience design.
When UX Research Begins, Become the Voice of Reason
Getting the best possible results from user research requires thorough and reasoned communication at the onset from UX team leaders.
Win This Book! Designing the Search Experience: The...
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UX Magazine Staff
Stanislavski and the Reluctant Stakeholder
Tools employed by a mighty Russian acting coach can also can also be used to ease clients into an empathetic state.
Process Makes Perfect: Speech Recognition User Interface...
The nine steps to a voice user interface design with rewarding user experience.
Get Your Content Strategy Out of the Drawer with...
Give your content strategy a backbone and a fighting chance by putting a plan and some tools behind it.
Solving the Key Employment and Hiring Problems in the UX...
We've partnered with niche recruiting agency Didus in order unpack the mysteries of the user experience job market.
UX Magazine Staff
Re-Introducing Page Description Diagrams
A useful blast from the past, PDDs let you work with clients to organize site priorities without muddling design.
Getting Fruitful Collaboration Instead of Stale...
Cross-disciplinary groups can be a fountain of good ideas under the guiding wing of a good facilitator.
Review: UX Archive
UX Archive is a great resource for comparing user flows, but the direction of the site's growth is unclear.
Stop Explaining UX and Start Doing UX
Designers can earn the respect they crave by manifesting UX at every opportunity.
Creating Social Experiences that Customers Care About
It seems as though users respond to digital social experiences that make them feel something.
The Pursuit of Tappiness
Tablets are taking over, so make sure your site is happy to the touch.
The Top 5 Website UX Trends of 2012
A look at some of the best user experience developments on the web this year.
Terms and Conditions: A Snapshot of Confusion
Terms and conditions should be clear enough that users know, among other things, who their ham sandwich photos belong to.
Investigating Cross-Channel Consistency
When designing for cross-channel experiences, it's helpful to examine the realm and nature of consistency.
Treat Your Users Like Children
UX design brings with it some of the same rewards and challenges that come with being a parent.