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General

5 Common Design Start Up Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

View the original postIf you’re thinking of starting your own design company; here’s a list of common mistakes that people make during the start up phase and more importantly some tips on how to avoid these mistakes. This will save you time and money and quite possibly your sanity too.Failing to Define Your VisionAuthor/Copyright holder: […]

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Conversion

The ROI of UX – Customer Conversions

View the original postWelcome back to our series on the ROI of UX. If you missed the first part you can find it under the UX Daily tab on our website. Today, we’re going to look at a specific metric and how it might help you in your quest to show value in your work […]

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General

5 Ways to Improve the UX of Your Applications

View the original postApplication design is the biggest field of endeavour in technology at the moment. It seems that ever since Apple launched the iPhone that clever people are coming together to try and make our lives ever more interesting via the various app stores. Yet, there are some simple things that these wonderful folks […]

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General

Another 5 Awesome UX Practices that Will Help Your Project Deliver Great UX

View the original postWelcome back to this week’s series of awesome UX practices. If you haven’t caught the first 4 instalments; don’t worry – they can be found under the UX Daily tab on our website. Today we’re looking at UI design:Don’t Reinvent the WheelWhen it comes to UI design one of the simplest and […]

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Color

Color and Universal Design

View the original post<p class="author">By <a href="https://www.uxmatters.com/authors/archives/2012/04/steven_hoober.php">Steven Hoober</a></p> <p>I rarely talk explicitly about accessibility—<em>not</em> because I don’t care about it, but because accessibility must be so well baked into the overall design process. Plus, there are so many overlaps between accessible design and the concept of design for everyone in every context that my basic […]

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Portfolio

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Preparing for a UX Portfolio Review

View the original post<p class="author">By <a href="https://www.uxmatters.com/authors/archives/2021/09/keith_sealy.php">Keith Sealy</a></p> <p>A <em>portfolio review</em> is a review of your body of work as a UX designer and a demonstration of your presentation skills and your ability to identify what is important to your audience. The process starts with preparing your work artifacts and planning what to say and […]

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research

UX Research: A Cornerstone of Design

View the original post<p class="author">By <a href="https://www.uxmatters.com/authors/archives/2020/11/manik_arora.php">Manik Arora</a></p> <p>The design-thinking process is an all-encompassing journey, which UX designers and their clients undertake when designing and constructing or revamping a digital product or service. However, because the value of the overall UX design process is greater than the sum of its parts, our clients and others […]

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Case Studies

Creating Products Collaboratively: A Design-Thinking Case Study

View the original post<p class="author">By <a href="https://www.uxmatters.com/authors/archives/2021/09/courtney_buchmann.php">Courtney Buchmann</a> and <a href="https://www.uxmatters.com/authors/archives/2019/11/john_kille.php">John Kille</a></p> <p>One of our objectives as product-solution creators is to empathize with our users, understand their main goals, and learn what painpoints or issues stand in the way of their achieving those goals. Learning about our users’ goals and painpoints lets us fashion a […]

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Mobile

5 Design Laws to Apply to Your Mobile App

View the original post<p class="author">By <a href="https://www.uxmatters.com/authors/archives/2021/09/mehul_rajput.php">Mehul Rajput</a></p> <p>One of the few industries that continues to thrive, despite the chaos of 2020 and 2021, is the mobile-app sector. Statista reports that the sector’s revenues exceeded <a href="https://www.statista.com/statistics/269025/worldwide-mobile-app-revenue-forecast/" title="$581 billion">$581 billion</a> (USD) in 2020. According to eMarketer, users spend over <a href="https://www.emarketer.com/content/the-majority-of-americans-mobile-time-spent-takes-place-in-apps" title="90 percent">90 percent</a> of […]

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Forms

Using Objectives and Key Results to Inform UX Design

View the original post<p class="author">By <a href="https://www.uxmatters.com/authors/archives/2006/03/janet_m_six.php">Janet M. Six</a></p> <p>This month in <em>Ask UXmatters</em>, our expert panel discusses how objectives and key results (OKRs) can inform UX design. The panel explores how the use of OKRs differs from traditional requirements gathering. Our panelists then discuss the relationship between OKRs and product strategy and common pitfalls […]