By necessity, mobile web application development is often more streamlined and minimalistic than “traditional” web design. From less copy to brighter buttons, author Michael Wilson argues that many websites have a lot to learn from their mobile cousins.
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Like most user experience professionals, William “Bill” Albert is a busy guy. Unlike most professionals, however, Bill has nearly a decade of experience in the field. Today, he directs the Design and Usability Center at Bentley University, an organization offering UX consulting services to clients worldwide. He’s co-authored two books on user research and spoken [...]
With an abundance of remote testing tools available, it’s not always easy to choose the right one(s). Here, author and web designer Matt Milosavljevic provides an overview of the types of tools available, common use cases, and potential pitfalls to look out for.
Need some perspective? In this post, Andrew provides readers with eight UX diagrams—illustrations that help practitioners communicate what makes user experience design tick.
Negotiating and prioritizing between your clients and their users’ needs is rarely an easy task. Oliver Gitsham explores some of the obstacles UX designers may encounter along the way, along with potentially palliative advice.
Inspiration is all around for UX designers, whether it comes from a nice website or, in this case, a grocery store. UX Booth contributor and interface developer Felicity Evans explores the UK grocery store Ocado’s UX design and illustrates what we can learn from it.
Interface developer Felicity Evans points out that content development has dropped on the to-do lists of web designers for too long. Since the aim of all design should be to facilitate content, she argues that said content should be a number-one priority via a solid strategy.
Choice is a good thing, right? Not always. Including too many decisions that must be made can lead to frustrated, insecure users, along with the inclination to just give up altogether. Author Alexander Dawson explores how to document choices properly.
Through @uxbooks, my twitter feed for all things UX book related, I regularly get asked to recommend books to people, and more often than not its to suggest entry level publications.
EffectiveUI chief executive officer Rebecca Flavin examines how the ongoing “platform wars” effects user experience. Even with all the options in the hands of we designers, it’s important to remember that users come first.