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- 8/4/2015

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Why You Should Go Pro with Digital Customer Experience Optim [...]

Jul 23, 2015 - Have you ever filed your own taxes? According to BusinessInsider, you should file them yourself if your situation is “straightforward . . . without dependents, investments, or significant assets or charitable contributions, ... Read More

Responsive UX

Jul 22, 2015 - From desktop, laptop, tablet, to phone. Websites today should fit the userre on. This is called responsive user experience. And this shirt is the symbol for it.a rel="nofollow" /a

Why Lean UX?

Jul 15, 2015 - In this week's UIEtips, we reprint an article from Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden. They show us why Lean UX is important. Here's an excerpt from the article: Lean UX is deeply collaborative and cross-functional, because we no longer have the luxury of working in isolation from the rest of the product [...]

Connected experiences are compelling experiences

Jul 15, 2015 - Everything is connected and distance is zero in any network. “Today our phones can connect to our alarm clocks, our watches, and maybe even our coffee pots. Dan LeBoeuf, a designer who focuses on connected experiences across multiple devices, explains how we can use connectedness to improve [...]

5 Things to Know about Likert Scales

Jul 14, 2015 - Youve answered them. It seems like everyone has an opinion about them. Here are five things to know about the famous Likert scale. (One for each response option!)The Likert scale was

The Risky Business of Onboarding

Jul 14, 2015 - Introducing potential new users to a product can be tricky. Visitors are just passing by, only willing to interact if they can immediately see a new product's value. And even if they do sign up, they may not come back. It's not enough simply to capture an email address—you have to thoughtfully [...]

Remote Moderated Usability Tools

Jul 13, 2015 - Remote Moderated Usability Tools Description, Benefits and Listings Remote moderated usability tools offer a better way to identify user experience task flow

Get 50% off When You Bring Someone to the UX Advantage Confe [...]

Jul 10, 2015 - Save Big on the UX Advantage Conference Register you and another for the UX Advantage Conference in Baltimore, August 18–19, and you’ll get rewarded with a half price ticket for yourself. Learn from 14 inspirational pioneers who are delivering user experience as a competitive [...]

The Latest Flash 0-day is no Joke

Jul 09, 2015 - I’m guessing there’s a better than decent chance that you’ve already heard about this, but this is such a bad one I thought I would just make sure: The appropriately-named Hacking Team was hacked earlier this week, and in the 400 gigs of data

How Button Placement Standards Reinforce User Habits

Jul 09, 2015 - “It doesn't matter where it's placed as long as it's there.” This is how many who don't understand user experience think about buttons.a rel="nofollow" img /a

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