Getting started in any field can be tricky and initially overwhelming, and UX is no exception. UX designer and UX Booth contributor Mike Altman walks green UXers through the pros and cons of working at various types of organizations right out of the gate.
Getting lost in the minutiae of user experience research can affect the way we design for the Big Picture. Writer and user experience lead Jod Kaftan discusses why and how you should strive for design transcendence.
User-centered design is tricky because people don't tend to act predictably. Contributor and Creative Director at The Phuse James Costa explains how useful personas can be to the oncoming design process.
Monetizing social media is an elusive but desirable target for retailers both large and small. According to Forrester Research's annual retail study with Shop.org, 72% of retailers plan to increase social marketing spending in 2011, and the ever-popular Facebook is unsurprisingly central to their strategy.