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  • Top-10 UX Articles of the Decade 2010–2019
    The following user-experience articles published between 2010 and 2019 were the ones our audience of UX professionals read the most. Usability 101: Introduction to Usability How to define usability? How, when, and where to improve it? Why should you care? Overview defines key usability concepts and answers basic questions. The
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-12-15
  • Tracking Research Questions, Assumptions, and Facts in Agile
    Summary: User-related questions and assumptions are not tracked throughout a product’s lifecycle, causing misalignment and overconfidence. Documenting these questions and assumptions in a knowledge board differentiates them from real facts. User research can be difficult to conduct in Agile environments and, due to time or budget constraints, teams tend to make …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-12-15By Rachel Krause
  • The Diverge-and-Converge Technique for UX Workshops
    Summary: By first working independently on a problem, then converging to share insights, teams can leverage the benefits of both work styles, leading to rapid data analysis, diverse ideas, and high-quality designs. Are you an introvert who hates meetings and derives pleasure from thinking in solitude? Or do you get excited …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-12-15By Therese Fessenden
  • Making Room for Variation
    Making a brand feel unified, cohesive, and harmonious while also leaving room for experimentation is a tough balancing act. It’s one of the most challenging aspects of a design system. Graphic designer and Pentagram partner Paula Scher faced this challenge …
    Source: A List ApartPublished on 2019-12-12
  • Why You Shouldn’t Use Solid or Underlined Text Fields
    Text fields have evolved stylistically over the years. Designers are getting more creative with them, but sometimes a little too creative. One particular style that’s caught the eye of many is the underlined text field. Its novel and minimalist appearance may attract you in using it, but when you understand …
    Source: UX MovementPublished on 2019-12-10By anthony
  • Accelerators Allow Experts to Increase Efficiency
    Summary: Alternate methods for accomplishing a frequent action in a user interface support expert users by speeding up their interactions, without hindering novices. In user-interface design, we often focus on first-time users . In the typical usability-testing scenario, we recruit participants who have never seen the tested interface before …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-12-08By Aurora Harley
  • 5 UX Workshops and When to Use Them: A Cheat Sheet
    Summary: UX Workshops are used throughout the design process to solve problems when crossfunctional ownership or consensus are needed. Here are 5 common UX workshops and how to use them within the design process. What Is a UX Workshop? UX workshops are intensive collaborative sessions used to solve problems and enable …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-12-08By Kate Kaplan
  • The Principle of Chunking: What Airbnb taught me about good design
    Want to learn one of the principles that Airbnb uses to delight its customers – something that’s founded on hard science and that you can use in your designs? Then read on. Recently, when I was using Airbnb, its design made me appreciate the principle of chunking in UX design. …
    Source: Usability GeekPublished on 2019-12-04By Siddharth Gulati
  • UX Conference Boston Announced (Jul 15 – Jul 19)
    In-depth, full-day courses, teaching user experience best practices for successful design. Conference focus on long-lasting skills for UX professionals. July 15-19, 2019.See Full Schedule and Pricing
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-12-01
  • Usability Testing 101
    Summary: UX researchers use this popular observational methodology to uncover problems and opportunities in designs. Usability testing is a popular UX research methodology. In a usability-testing session, a researcher (called a “facilitator” or a “moderator”) asks a participant to perform tasks, usually using one or more specific …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-12-01By Kate Moran

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