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  • Vanity Metrics: Add Context to Add Meaning
    Summary: Tracked analytics metrics should be actionable: variations in a meaningful, relatively stable metric reflect change in the user experience. In contrast, vanity metrics appear impressive, but their fluctuations are not operational. You may have heard the term “vanity metric” in regard to tracking analytics data or KPIs (key performance indicators). …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-10-13By Aurora Harley
  • 10 Ways to Use Exit-Intent Popups to Improve UX
    Summary: Exit intent popups can provide a good customer experience and offer benefits to users who are about to leave a website. I’m sure you’ve come across them: You try to close a browser tab or move to a different one, and a popup window comes up with some last-minute message …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-10-13By Kim Flaherty
  • Why UX Designers Need to Learn UI Design

    There’s often confusion between what user experience and the user interface is. They sound the same, but the UI is not the UX. The user interface is the tool and medium that shapes the user experience. When you design the UI, you have direct influence on the UX. UX designers …
    Source: UX MovementPublished on 2019-10-10By anthony
  • Formative Vs Summative : The User Testing Battle
    As Steve Jobs once said,  “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”  Even though the legendary tech leader spoke out about how design needs to be functional and have its usability, it is still treated as only an aesthetic part of …
    Source: Usability GeekPublished on 2019-10-10By Jessica Bennett
  • Iterative Design of a Survey Question: A Case Study
    Summary: Through 4 rounds of revisions, we made a survey more specific and usable. Running pilot studies before conducting a full-scale survey ensures you’ll reach your research goal. Survey questions are delicate things. Even small details in wording can affect how your respondents interpret and answer them. A carelessly written question …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-10-06By Feifei Liu
  • Incorporating UX Work into Your Agile Backlog
    Summary: Three different backlog models enable teams to keep track of UX work in their Agile processes. Each model comes with pros and cons. There is no definitive rulebook when it comes to Agile backlogs — every team may structure its backlog differently. At its core, this is a good
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-10-06By Rachel Krause
  • 15 Best CSS Libraries for 2019

    Hey kids, you ready for me to tell you all about this newfangled thing called Bootstrap? Well get un-ready, ‘cause I’d never do that to you. It’s not that Bootstrap isn’t great, it’s just that if you work in web design, and you’ve been paying any attention at all, …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2019-10-03By Ezequiel Bruni
  • Why Toggle Tokens Are a Better Alternative to Checkboxes
    What interface component would you use for selecting from a large set of options? For most designers, checkboxes come to mind. But a long list of checkboxes is intimidating to users and can cause them to abandon your form. Not only that, but checkboxes are not efficient or easy to …
    Source: UX MovementPublished on 2019-10-02By anthony
  • New Online Seminar: Digital Diary Studies for Longitudinal Field Research (Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT)
    Learn how to conduct remote research using digital diary tools, micro-surveys, remote interviews, and activities to uncover rich data and keep participants actively engaged.See Full Description and Pricing
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-10-01
  • How to Deliver Dramatic UX with Weatherstack’s API

    weatherstack provides real-time, historical, and even forecast data up to 14 days in advance. Licensed from some of the world’s biggest weather stations and weather data providers, the information provided by weatherstack’s simple to use API gives you an accurate picture of the conditions on the ground, wherever your users …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2019-10-01By WebdesignerDepot Staff

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