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Valentine’s Day is the holiday when significant others go through the gifting ritual. But gifting can be a draining process because it is hard to predict someone’s wants. When faced with what to get loved ones, users may turn to technology or gifting services for a hand in picking gifts.
Today, the bar for good user experiences (UX) is higher than ever before. People expect more than just a functional product; delivering the bare minimum is no longer an option.
UX professionals probably hear all the time that empathy is key to ensuring that users are engaged. The challenge is to make the creation of empathy enjoyable and potentially effective using technology.
Your user research team knows: Today, product users have tremendous power. The user decides whether a product is fun, useful, and easy to use – in other words whether or not it will be successful.
If you’ve seen HBO’s Silicon Valley, you might remember a recent episode in season 3 in which the Pied Piper app launched and had hundreds of thousands of downloads upon launch, but no repeat user interaction...
A UXD must wear many hats: they must work very closely with product managers, with developers and testers, and with stakeholders.
We are all familiar with the common news feed; they can be found on sites like Twitter, Facebook, New York Times, Huffington Post, and Buzzfeed. This article explains what they are, when to use them, why they are useful, and examples of good news feed design.
When working with a user-centered research methodology, it is important to talk to all relevant users and not only to those who say yes to a phone interview during office hours. By limiting our availability as designers, we close the doors to customer groups that might have a different point of view.
Have you ever found yourself browsing through a website for minutes, struggling to find the needed information? Have you ever deleted an app, that seemed to be a useful tool, but turned out to be a real pain to use? Sadly, this is a pretty common occurrence: the internet is full of examples of poor user experience.
Oh, the website of Donald Trump… where do we begin? A few weeks ago The UX Blog did a light heuristic evaluation of Hillary Clinton’s campaign site, and I threw my hat in the ring to take on The Donald Trump's website.