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- 9/17/2014

News articles and blog posts about human factors, UX, UI, UE and accessibility.

What you need to know before you start

Sep 17, 2014 - Patient, customer, user, employee, student, citizen. All human actors in specific contexts with their (digital) experiences. “Healthcare is a new hot topic in software development, which means that user experience designers are getting more requests for designing and conducting research for [...]


From usable to delightful

Sep 17, 2014 - I don’t think most organizations have two decades to reach the highest level. As Jakob once suggested. “The output of a UXMM assessment is a numeric score between 0 and 100. Higher scores indicate greater UX quality of the product. A minimum required benchmark score is also generated [...]


The New Face of Usability Testing

Sep 17, 2014 - How are you reading this page? Are you at work? At home? Are you checking your phone or email as you read? Are you eating? Are pets or family members nearby?Although we rarely interact with websites or software in isolation


Client Education and Post-Launch Success

Sep 16, 2014 - What our clients do with their websites is just as important as the websites themselves. We may pride ourselves on building a great product, but it's ultimately up to the client to see it succeed or fail. Even the best website can become neglected, underused, or messy without a little education and [...]


Five things they didn't teach me in school about being a use [...]

Sep 16, 2014 - Without research into people, no design quality. “The truth is that there are limitations to every type of data, qualitative and quantitative. Even data lauded by some as completely objective – for example, data from website logs or surveys – oftentimes includes a layer of [...]


The man who envisioned the internet before computers, withou [...]

Sep 16, 2014 - Alex’ book really works as a catalyst for our giant Paul Otlet. “But then there’s the story of Paul Otlet. Born long enough ago that he lived in an imperial Belgium, the problems Otlet, a visionary and entrepreneur, hacked away on are the same we deal with today: nationalism, war, [...]


Not Impossible Labs Shows How Accessible Technology Can Impr [...]

Sep 15, 2014 - The following blog post was written by Paul Nyhan, a staff writer with the Microsoft Accessibility Blog. Paul is a 20-year journalism veteran who has written extensively about disability issues. ----- When Mick Ebeling first learned how 14-year...(


Time on Page vs Visitor Engagement Time

Sep 15, 2014 - Traditionally, “Time on Page” has been the most common metric used to measure engagement with the content of a page. But Time on Page tells you one thing and one thing ... Read More


How Agile UX Can Be a Cost Effective Approach

Sep 09, 2014 - In this week's UIEtips, we reprint an article from Jared Spool. In it, he shares ideas on getting low-cost iterations into your Agile development process. Jared also makes the case that UX-focused design is a team sport. If you’re looking for more on tying UX design and your Agile process [...]


No More Guesswork with Customer Feedback and Digital Experie [...]

Sep 09, 2014 - Guest Post by Duff Anderson, SVP iPerceptions Imagine you see a spike in cart abandonment and start watching visitor browser sessions to better understand the reasons why. Good. But what ... Read More







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