When designing the UX consistency really counts – consistency both within the interface and consistency with other similar interfaces. Here are some things to think about to help maintain that all important consistency.
The most important tool for any UX designer is a pen and a stack of paper. Why? Because before you even think about designing an interface you should be sitting down to sketch out your ideas. Find out why you should be ditching the computer and embracing pen and paper.
Bipolar emotional response testing (BERT) is a useful means of capturing subjective design feedback from users and is especially useful for comparing different designs. Find out how to use BERT and why it should be an important addition to your UX toolkit.
Personas are great, but they are all too often under utilised, or worse mis-used. Find out some tips for creating and using your personas, so that you can get the most out of them.
There has been a lot of debate about how best to incorporate UX design into an Agile software development. Find out some tips when it comes to working on the UX side of things for an Agile project.
I don’t know what’s so alluring about ‘Top 10’ lists but I swear they are everywhere! Being a slave to convention I thought I would add to the ever growing list, so here is my first stab at a ‘Top 10’ favourite UX websites and blogs.
Unfortunately for a lot of organisations UX design is still seen as an unnecessary luxury. An important part of any UX professional’s job is therefore being able to sell UX. Find out some tips for doing just that.
It’s not just on Safari that you need to beware of hippos – you can find them in board rooms, golf courses and offices all around the world. I’m talking about the highest paid people and their opinions. Find out some hints and tips for handling your very own hippos.
OK so ‘commandments’ probably isn’t the right word (God certainly didn’t deliver his UX advice to me whilst I was on the top of some mountain) but that aside here are my top 10 UX design principles.
Pairwise comparison is a great technique for ranking, prioritising and generally comparing stuff like business requirements, personas, visual designs or even job applications. Find out how it works and how you can use it.