What I’ve been reading lately (week 25)
- Sliced – 13 Tenets of User Experience
- Search vs. Browse on Websites
If they can find it they will buy it. But how will they find it? One of the pillars of a usable website experience is findability.
- Just What is a UX Manager?
Earlier this week, I wrote quick blog post, calling out seven lessons for UX managers from this year’s MX conference. Then on Twitter, Livia Labate, who leads the experience design practice for Marriott International asked, “Dear @AdaptivePath, what is a UX Manager?” Here’s my not-so-twitter-length response.
- People Prefer Choice over Better User Experience
Recent research suggests that if consumers perceive that their freedom of choice is limited, they will often switch to a new product from one with which they are already familiar.
- Effective Axure Development Through Component Reuse
We’ll explore how you can apply one of the key principles of effective software development, component-based reuse, to the development of UX prototypes…
- UX Design Defined
In the field of user experience, people often confuse terms like information architecture, interaction design, visual design, usability engineering, and UX design.
- The Care and Feeding of a UX Services Team
Building a quality UX team in any setting is a tough challenge. Trying to build a quality UX team in a services organization presents unique challenges, because a ready pool of qualified applicants simply does not exist.
- Think Platform. Not Application.
I spend quite a bit of time encouraging the organizations we work with to look beyond the app and instead consider the overall impact the mobile platform can have on their business.
- The Past and Future of Experience Design
Ten years ago, when I wrote The Making of a Discipline: The Making of a Title, 2002, there was a big debate on: Is experience design about online and mobile interfaces or is it something more?