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Fluid and Effective User-Centered Design: What We’re Reading

December 15, 2014

Fluid and Effective User-Centered Design: What We’re Reading

Is your e-commerce site leaving money on the table? Does it a provide a "fluid" user experience? Is your design not only "user-centered" but also "human-centered"? If you answered "no" to any of these questions, you should read what we're reading!

UX, UI Design, and User Research: What We’re Reading

December 05, 2014

UX, UI Design, and User Research: What We’re Reading

This week we bring you articles on the fundamental principles of great design, the seven deadly sins of user research, and several innovative approaches to creating compelling experiences. Enjoy!

Data-Driven Design: Why Marketers Hold the Key To Success

November 26, 2014

Data-Driven Design: Why Marketers Hold the Key To Success

Gregory Ng of Brooks Bell believes that marketers can serve as agents of change when it comes to creating truly data-driven organizations. In this post, we share the steps he recommends marketers take to make their data-driven dreams come true!

UX in the Real World: What We’re Reading

November 22, 2014

UX in the Real World: What We’re Reading

This week we're reading about the practice of UX in the real world. Articles highlighted here cover everything from the business goals and purpose of UX to practical advice on selecting research methods, team composition, and rethinking the concept of a "touchpoint." Enjoy!

12 Design Tips from Apple: What We’re Reading

November 14, 2014

12 Design Tips from Apple: What We’re Reading

If Apple's long run of success has taught us anything, it's that design can be a real differentiator. This week we bring you articles on Apple's design process, the importance of content modeling for effective design, and that critical moment when a company decides not to compromise on design. Enjoy!

  • December 15, 2014 Fluid and Effective User-Centered Design: What We’re Reading Is your e-commerce site leaving money on the table? Does it a provide a "fluid" user experience? Is your design not only "user-centered" but also "human-centered"? If you answered "no" to any of these questions, you should read what we're reading!
  • December 05, 2014 UX, UI Design, and User Research: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on the fundamental principles of great design, the seven deadly sins of user research, and several innovative approaches to creating compelling experiences. Enjoy!
  • November 26, 2014 Data-Driven Design: Why Marketers Hold the Key To Success Gregory Ng of Brooks Bell believes that marketers can serve as agents of change when it comes to creating truly data-driven organizations. In this post, we share the steps he recommends marketers take to make their data-driven dreams come true!
  • November 22, 2014 UX in the Real World: What We’re Reading This week we're reading about the practice of UX in the real world. Articles highlighted here cover everything from the business goals and purpose of UX to practical advice on selecting research methods, team composition, and rethinking the concept of a "touchpoint." Enjoy!
  • November 14, 2014 12 Design Tips from Apple: What We’re Reading If Apple's long run of success has taught us anything, it's that design can be a real differentiator. This week we bring you articles on Apple's design process, the importance of content modeling for effective design, and that critical moment when a company decides not to compromise on design. Enjoy!
  • November 10, 2014 Context-based UX: What We’re Reading When it comes to user experience, context is king. This week, we bring you a selection of posts that discuss UX in context: from using progressive reduction to create evolving experiences for frequent users to the importance of responsive images for mobile and the power of JavaScript to get users the data they are looking for more efficiently.
  • November 07, 2014 Where Are UX Careers Headed? The future is bright for careers in UX. In this post, we share the insights of five leading UX professionals who got together in the Wix Lounge in Manhattan to talk about changing roles, critical skills, and the next big thing in UX.
  • October 31, 2014 Design Trends, Tricks, and Tools: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on design thinking, web design trends that will impact your career, designing for larger mobile screens, web development sandbox applications, and a neat trick for creating 3-D animated GIFs. Enjoy!
  • October 24, 2014 User Stories, Design Thinking, Responsive Web Design, and Data Personalization: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on replacing user stories with "job" stories, the meaning of "design thinking," responsive web design skills, and some approaches to personalizing and visualizing data. Enjoy!
  • October 21, 2014 The ROI of User Experience Design In a recent AMA webcast, Samsung's Willy Lai argued that focusing on user experience (UX) design wasn't just good for users, it was also good for business. In this post we recap his argument and provide links to the webcast recording and his slides.
  • October 17, 2014 Intuitive Design, Mobile Navigation, Empathy Maps, and UX Leadership: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on intuitive design, mobile navigation patterns, empathy maps for copywriting, UX leadership, and the fall foliage. Enjoy!
  • October 13, 2014 Designing for Thumbs, UX Jargon, UI Innovations, and Content Models: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on designing for thumbs on big screens, decoding UX jargon, emerging innovations in user interface design, and putting your content model directly into your content management system. Enjoy!
  • October 03, 2014 Style Guides, Responsive Logos, User Testing, and Managing Creatives: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on creating web design style guides, making icons and logos responsive, running usability studies on a budget, managing creatives, and cultivating a customer service mindset. Enjoy!
  • September 26, 2014 UX Prototyping, Flat Design, Mobile Navigation Patterns, and Retweetability: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on an innovative new tool for UX prototyping, the impact of flat design on conversions, the pros and cons of popular mobile navigation patterns, attracting top design talent, and the secret of retweetability. Enjoy!
  • September 25, 2014 Marketing Technologist: The Next Critical Marketing Role? Is "marketing technologist" the next critical leadership role in marketing? Scott Brinker thinks so. One reason: A recent Gartner study suggested that by 2017 CMOs will spend more on IT than the CIO. Is your department ready for this?

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