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- 10/31/2014

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

Demonstrating Progress on Your Projects

Oct 31, 2014 - I've been thinking a lot lately about how actual progress on a project doesn't always match the impression of progress—sometimes a lot of code has changed but nothing looks very different, while other times a small change in code gives the sense that the whole project has moved leaps and [...]


How One Misplaced Link Can Cost Your Website Millions

Oct 30, 2014 - The following story is from a real customer who’s website was recently analysed by the ClickTale Consulting Group. What’s particularly interesting about this user case is how simple the problem was, ... Read More


Where Should You Be Listening for UX Feedback?

Oct 30, 2014 - Experts or the Crowd? Contributor Tim Rotolo of TryMyUI examines the nature of UX feedback and the wisdom of listening to a


Smart Watches, Wearables, and That Nasty Data Rash

Oct 29, 2014 - In this week’s UIEtips, we’re reprinting part one of an article from Josh Clark, Smart Watches, Wearables, and That Nasty Data Rash. In the article, Josh takes his insight on mobile design to the world of wearables. He makes an argument that through design, we can avoid information [...]


The architecture of understanding

Oct 29, 2014 - Design and understanding are a great couple. “In his presentation at User Interface 19 in Boston MA 2014, Stephen Anderson talked about the onset of ubiquitous information sources and their impact on user experience design practices. Here’s my notes from his talk.” (


Finding New Solutions in Old Philosophy

Oct 28, 2014 - A developer by trade, a philosopher by passion, author David Helman has been using ancient philosophies to solve UX and development problems for the past twenty years. This week, David shares the secret to his work, as well as the topic of his UX Brighton talk.


The Sticker UI Book

Oct 27, 2014 - The Sticker UI Book is a UI design sketchbook that with templates (web, mobile, and storyboard) and UI element st


4 Tips to Perfecting Insurance Site Customer Experience

Oct 27, 2014 - When developing the customer experience for eCommerce websites, there’s a significant divide between what’s known as 'Impulse Purchase‘ sites and 'Considered Purchase' sites. Impulse vs Considered Purchase Websites Impulse purchase sites ... Read More


Exploring systems and our addictions

Oct 27, 2014 - Deep thinking and expressing it is not a great characteristic of practitioners. Grosso modo. “I have a hypothesis. It is that the best path to the simplest user experience is through understanding the whole experience and that we are addicted to surface thinking, a way of thinking that leads [...]


How to adjust your content strategy for adaptive content per [...]

Oct 27, 2014 - It’s COPE again, but now relate to strategic thinking. “(…) the underlying ethos of content marketing and user-centric content strategy involves karma: The more real value you give to consumers, the more that will come back your way. The more we can make our content adaptive, the [...]







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