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Mockup Fidelity, UX Metrics, and Journey Mapping: What We’re Reading

January 23, 2015

Mockup Fidelity, UX Metrics, and Journey Mapping: What We’re Reading

This week we bring you articles about deciding on the right level of "mockup fidelity," user experience metrics, mapping the customer journey, developing interfaces for people with disabilities, and "reassurance patterns." Enjoy!

Need to Hire a User Experience Designer?

January 20, 2015

Need to Hire a User Experience Designer?

User experience matters. But, hiring a user experience designer or a usability specialist or an information architect can be tricky. To help out, we created a practical guide that explains user experience design, typical user experience roles, and how to evaluate candidates. Enjoy!

MVP, RWD, and Hidden Content: What We’re Reading

January 16, 2015

MVP, RWD, and Hidden Content: What We’re Reading

This week we bring you articles on minimum viable products, responsive web design, rules for exposing hidden content, Google's Material Design methodology, what makes an image "natural," and the prescience of "Black Mirror." Enjoy!

Digital Marketing Predictions for 2015: What We're Reading

December 30, 2014

Digital Marketing Predictions for 2015: What We're Reading

We sifted through the many prediction posts for 2015 and plucked out these particularly interesting gems on UX, web design, mobile marketing, content marketing, and SEO. Happy New Year!

UX in the Uncanny Valley: What We’re Reading

December 22, 2014

UX in the Uncanny Valley: What We’re Reading

This week we bring you articles on the "creep factor" in human-computer interaction, ensuring that your links keep their promises, designing "settings" pages, creating a holistic customer experience, and working with Sketch 3. Enjoy!

  • January 23, 2015 Mockup Fidelity, UX Metrics, and Journey Mapping: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles about deciding on the right level of "mockup fidelity," user experience metrics, mapping the customer journey, developing interfaces for people with disabilities, and "reassurance patterns." Enjoy!
  • January 22, 2015 Aquent Awarded a Multiple Award Task Order Contract by the GPO Aquent announced today that it has been awarded a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) under the 951-M On-Site Services Umbrella Contract by the Government Printing Office (GPO), allowing all federal government agencies easy access to experienced communication and design talent as well as outsourcing services.
  • January 20, 2015 Need to Hire a User Experience Designer? User experience matters. But, hiring a user experience designer or a usability specialist or an information architect can be tricky. To help out, we created a practical guide that explains user experience design, typical user experience roles, and how to evaluate candidates. Enjoy!
  • January 16, 2015 MVP, RWD, and Hidden Content: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on minimum viable products, responsive web design, rules for exposing hidden content, Google's Material Design methodology, what makes an image "natural," and the prescience of "Black Mirror." Enjoy!
  • December 30, 2014 Digital Marketing Predictions for 2015: What We're Reading We sifted through the many prediction posts for 2015 and plucked out these particularly interesting gems on UX, web design, mobile marketing, content marketing, and SEO. Happy New Year!
  • December 22, 2014 UX in the Uncanny Valley: What We’re Reading This week we bring you articles on the "creep factor" in human-computer interaction, ensuring that your links keep their promises, designing "settings" pages, creating a holistic customer experience, and working with Sketch 3. 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!

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