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A few weeks ago, content strategist Marli Mesibov interviewed two speakers in preparation for Confab 2013. Now, in the wake of the conference, she reflects on particularly memorable talks, speakers, and lessons learned. The post A Confab Recap appeared first on UX Booth.
UX Designers frequently help customers determine how their products resonate with end-users, but what about designers themselves? UX designer Jenny Grinblo explains how she applied the Business Model Canvas to lend style to her professional swagger. The post A User Experience Business of One appeared first on UX Booth.
The one-two combination of publicly available data and ubiquitous technologies presents exciting opportunities for would-be civic designers. Interaction designer Andrew Maier recounts the altogether brief history of citizen experience design and provides avenues for readers to get started. The post Design in Service: Crafting the Citizen Experience appeared first on UX Booth.
Like countless others, I initially perceived user experience design through the lens of usability: as a “science,” devoid of the subjectivity of “users.” If a door equipped with a push bar actually required me to pull on it in order to open it, I became upset. I considered it a bad experience. And while this [...]Show More Summary
Confab 2013 is only a couple of weeks away. Editor and resident content strategist Marli Mesibov discusses the narratives guiding some of this year's talks and the content strategy discussion at large. The post A Taste of Confab 2013 appeared first on UX Booth.
The best resources help change and inform our team's perspective. This week, editor Marli Mesibov compiles a list of nine resources to aid our design research, content strategy, gamification endeavors. The post April Resource Roundup: Food for Thought appeared first on UX Booth.
Increasingly subtle, pervasive interactions require us to return to their roots, to question our assumptions. Thomas Wendt provides perspectives for designers looking to bridge the gap between their intention and user's interpretation. The post Intention vs. Interpretation: What Matters? appeared first on UX Booth.
Responsive design is all the rage, but many of us aren’t in a position to get started right away. Will Hacker shares three tips that the Cars.com team has used to give their mobile users some much-needed love. The post Finger Tips: 3 Quick Ways to Retrofit a Site for Touchscreen Use appeared first on UX Booth.
There are a bunch of great books due out this year, covering myriad topics from the psychology of persuasion, to experience strategy, to lean UX, to microinteractions. Paul Seys provides a brief overview of the 10 books about which he's most excited. The post 10 UX Books Due out in 2013 appeared first on UX Booth.
Did you attend this year's IA Summit? If not, don't fret! Andrew Maier reflects on this year's event, sharing ten books he's recently added to his reading list. For those of you who did attend, consider adding books to the list! The post A Reading List Courtesy of This Year’s IA Summit appeared first on UX Booth.
Whether they’re designing eLearning courses or onboarding experiences, designers need to act as teachers. There’s just one small problem: users learn differently from one another. Marli Mesibov explains how Gardner’s theory of multiple...Show More Summary
In the second part of her series on Mobile, Interaction Designer Elaine McVicar builds upon her working definition of mobile Information Architecture. She provides numerous examples of mobile design patterns and explains how they differ when compared to their desktop counterparts. The post Designing for Mobile, Part 2: Interaction Design appeared first on UX Booth.
Information Architecture is one of the cornerstones of our discipline, so it's no wonder that the yearly IA Summit conference attracts some of the industry's best and brightest speakers. We capitalized on the opportunity to pose them questions and share their responses. The post A Q&A with the Speakers of This Year’s IASummit appeared first on UX Booth.
In the second half of my chat with Bill Gribbons I dig in deep, asking questions related to design education. Dr. Gribbons shares what he feels are necessary components for the continued development our community of practice. The post A Chat with Bill Gribbons, Part 2 appeared first on UX Booth.
Although it's quite common for designers to question their profession, it's rare that they're able to receive answers from knowledgable experts. Given the chance to do just that, I sat down with Dr. Bill Gribbons to discuss universal design, eLearning, and more. The post A Chat with Bill Gribbons, Part 1 appeared first on UX Booth.
Content management systems can do a lot of things, but planning for change isn't one of them. Editor and content strategist Marli Mesibov explores what the advent of responsive design and adaptive content means for today's publishing platforms. The post What a CMS Won’t Do for You appeared first on UX Booth.
Is there a way to ensure that content can be communicated effectively regardless of the medium in which it's presented? Sara Wachter-Boettcher’s new book, Content Everywhere, charts a path away from the web’s previously popular, one-size-fits-all approach. The post Everywhere All at Once: An Interview with Sara Wachter-Boettcher appeared first on UX Booth.
For better or worse, the keyboard – a primarily two-handed device – still largely defines how people interact with computers. Andrew Zusman provides a compelling account of how people with one-hand make use of computers and the opportunities this affords to designers. The post The Sound of One Hand Typing appeared first on UX Booth.
Behavioral design is a rapidly growing subdiscipline of interaction design with a great deal of untapped potential. Where to begin? Aspiring UX designer Dexter Zhuang summarizes contemporary research to help us get started. The post Designing for Behavioral Change in Health appeared first on UX Booth.
Are the designers comprising successful, corporate, design teams on par with their agency counterparts? Amy Marquez argues in favor of the former, providing perspectives and strategies to champion a group of designers that is often overlooked. The post In Defense of In-house Designers appeared first on UX Booth.