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Making Simple Ideas Simpler

A usable site needs to be easy to learn, intuitive to use, and memorable. But it should also be simple! This week, author Jenny Reeves helps us deconstruct user interactions, and find the path to simplicity. The post Making Simple Ideas Simpler appeared first on UX Booth.

What on Earth is ISO 9241?

International standards are everywhere, if you just know how to look. This week, author Paul Brooks brings to light one particular standard that can improve the usability of all our products. The post What on Earth is ISO 9241? appeared first on UX Booth.

User Stories: A Foundation for UI Design

User stories are bite-size snippets that highlight the true goals of an application throughout the design process. This week, author Tom Brinton shows us how even a lightweight implementation of user stories benefits UI design process. The post User Stories: A Foundation for UI Design appeared first on UX Booth.

Put a Face on the Persona with GraphicStock

This week, UX Booth is brought to you by GraphicStock, a stock photo site offering over 250,000 images, graphics, buttons, icons, and more. The post Put a Face on the Persona with GraphicStock appeared first on UX Booth.

What UX Can Learn from Print

Good UX design involves more than just creating a usable product. This week, author Mike Straus shows us how the user-centered design thinking behind print magazines is just as relevant in today’s digital era as it was 350 years ago. The post What UX Can Learn from Print appeared first on UX Booth.

The Step Before Writing

The web is becoming increasingly cluttered with content. To stand out, organizations need to focus on quality and relevance rather than quantity. This week, author Bjørn Bergslien offers tips and tools to get started. The post The Step Before Writing appeared first on UX Booth.

How to Sell Content Strategy to Management

The process of selling content strategy to management begins when the content strategist has a conversation with a key decision maker. This week, author Hilary Marsh shares with us a strategy for making that conversation simple and successful. The post How to Sell Content Strategy to Management appeared first on UX Booth.

Back Pocket Apps: Let’s Reconsider the Wireframe

What if instead of designing systems to be touched and tapped, we avoided screens, embraced typical processes, and made apps that worked best when our phones are in our pockets? Author of The Best Interface is No Interface, Golden Krishna...Show More Summary

Fat Footer Roundup

Large sites with complex navigation ranging from Disney to the White House are using fat footers - but why? This week, UX Booth takes a look at fat footers: the good and the bad, the old and the new, and how they improve site UX. The post Fat Footer Roundup appeared first on UX Booth.

Putting Big Data in Context

Big data is nothing but a bunch of numbers. But once we put those numbers into context, businesses can use big data to improve the customer experience. This week, author Bart Mozyrko provides an overview of the value of big data, and how we can use it. The post Putting Big Data in Context appeared first on UX Booth.

Designing Digital Strategies, Part 2: Connected User Experiences

Offline and online experiences can interact and overlap easily in today's world. In Part 2 of this 2-part series, author Sofia Hussain shows us how to turn an ecosystem map into a tool for creating truly holistic experiences.

Designing for Dyslexia (Part 2)

Universal design strives to improve usability for both users with and without disabilities. In this, part 2 of Designing for Dyslexia, Andrew Zusman identifies how the principles of universal design can be applied to our work on the web.

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Putting the “VP” into MVP

The MVP. The Minimum Viable Product. It's a dream many designers hope to someday attain, yet it's a difficult one to achieve. This week, author Jerry Cao reminds us that MVP isn't just about keeping the product small, but also finding the best way to test the concept with an audience.

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Join UX Booth as an Editor

Are you a UX professional with strong writing skills? Do you enjoy reading the latest news and finding the newest trends? Are you a self-starter with 5 hours a week to devote to a new endeavor? You might be the UX Booth contributing editor we’re looking for. Position: UX Booth Contributing Editor Pay: $300 monthly […]

Dash for Real-Time Dashboards

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Making and Breaking UX Best Practices

With so many best practices available to UX designers, why isn't every design a slam dunk? This week, author Brendon Cornwell explains the nuances of following best practices - including knowing when not to follow them.

Treating Users Like Adults: Incorporating Six Principles of Andragogy into UX Design

Most digital experiences require users to learn something new, which makes it our responsibility to teach them. This week, author Victor Yocco teaches how to use andragogy, the study of how people learn, to improve the our UX design...

The Uncanny Valley is Uncanny

As we build a world where our technologies talk to us, how "realistic" do we want them to be? This week, author Nicholas Bowman addresses this concern and the very real problems that occur when our devices become a little too human.

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