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Break Point Analysis: Gaining insight into customer satisfaction and reducing over investment
A data visualization method that maps customer satisfaction levels, break point analysis lets you invest wisely in improving user experience.
NO. 1 039 - June 18,2013 - James Torio, Rishabh Dayal
Determining an Hourly Rate: A (Sometimes) Necessary Evil
Deciding what to charge potential clients as a freelance UXer requires balancing your skill set and replaceability against going rates in the marketplace.
NO. 1 038 - June 17,2013 - Devan Goldstein
Book Excerpt: Design For Care
An excerpt from the "Design Research for Healthcare Services" chapter of the new book Design for Care explains participatory scenario design in the context of health.
NO. 1 036 - June 13,2013 - Peter H. Jones
Hosting a Page Description Workshop
If you want to create a Page Description Diagram that reflects the needs of your stakeholders, consider inviting them to a Page Description Workshop.
NO. 1 035 - June 12,2013 - Colin Butler, Andrew Wirtanen
Embracing the UX Spectrum
Empathy, creativity and systems thinking play crucial parts in the design of successful experiences and can also foster consensus within the UX community
NO. 1 034 - June 11,2013 - Jordan Clayton-Hall
Improve Your Odds when Hiring for UX
There's no sure thing when hiring for user-centered design roles, but you can take steps to improve your odds of finding a winner.
NO. 958 - February 14, 2013 -
Why You Should Hire a VP of User Experience Design
A vice president overseeing all aspects of user experience can help organize the UX team and advocate its value to the rest of the company.
NO. 1 012 - May 2, 2013 -
Hiring the Right Designer
An intimate look at the hiring process of a successful, user-centered New York design firm.
NO. 1 021 - May 21, 2013 -
UX Magazine Featured
Killed at Launch
A failure to account for UX results in an e-commerce being pulled offline shortly after launch.
NO. 994 - April 5, 2013 -
Cognition & The Intrinsic User...
What makes an interface intuitive? Understanding cognitive load and cognitive barriers to ease user experiences.
NO. 799 - March 6, 2012 -
Visual Design and Usability Yellow Brick...
Determine the importance of page elements to design a visual hierarchy that guides users along the right path to their destination.
NO. 798 - March 5, 2012 -
Landing Page Optimization for More...
Use conversion optimization on your web projects to ensure your changes lead to real business results.
NO. 797 - March 2, 2012 -
UX Testing and Cultural Preferences
Five things to consider when translating global user experiences for local cultures.
NO. 796 - March 1, 2012 -
Using Salience to Guide User Decision-...
Website goals are rarely achieved unless users take action, but what influences or determines whether they will?
NO. 795 - March 1, 2012 -
Are You Saying “No” When You Could Be...
The tonality of error messages can swing an experience from an almost certain abandonment to a conversion.
NO. 794 - February 29, 2012 -
Must-Attend Sessions for UX...
A list of UX-related sessions at ConvCon in San Francisco, plus a $300 discount on tickets and invitation to meet with UX Magazine at the event.
NO. 793 - February 28, 2012 -
Jeremiah Lee Cohick
Free eBook: Six Circles – An Experience...
Exploring six core themes of product design—persuasion, behavior, visual design, usability, interaction, and content—to build better digital experiences.
NO. 792 - February 23, 2012 -
UX Magazine Staff
In crafting customer experiences, the perception of convenience is as important as the actual benefits of saved time and effort.
NO. 791 - February 16, 2012 -
Designing Experiences for Young Kids
Designing tablet apps for kids to explore and enjoy without the risk of breaking the experience—or the tablet.
NO. 790 - February 15, 2012 -
The State of HTML5 Video
A compilation of recent testing of HTML5 video capabilities across various browsers and devices.
NO. 789 - February 9, 2012 -
Messification: Why Games Should Be...
Why designers should resist "gamification" and focus on a players’ sense of active enjoyment.
NO. 788 - February 7, 2012 -
Breaking Through the Glass
At the heart of contemporary digital service design, there is a co-dependent relationship between rational functionality and emotional experience.
NO. 787 - February 6, 2012 -
Rob Le Quesne
Wireframing in Powerpoint? It Works!
PowerPoint's widespread availability and improving design capabilities make it a compelling choice for wireframing.
NO. 786 - February 2, 2012 -
How Chief Customer Officers Are Driving...
Forrester's research into the varying backgrounds, titles, tenures, and influence of CCOs.
NO. 785 - January 31, 2012 -
Announcing UX Magazine's New Jobs...
A place for recruiting and job seeking that's specifically focused on UX professionals.
NO. 784 - January 17, 2012 -
UX Magazine Staff
App Review: Weathermob - Express How You...
How Weathermob uses experience design to make an otherwise trite conversation fun and engaging.
NO. 783 - January 12, 2012 -
Raising the Bar for Mobile Standards
How standards documentation puts UX at the core of mobile application development.
NO. 782 - January 11, 2012 -
Trend Guide for 2012 CES
A look at five macro trends in consumer electronics ahead of this year's CES.
NO. 781 - January 10, 2012 -
UX Magazine Staff
Paying Attention: The Most Valuable...
In user research, learning how to pay attention and be fully present leads to richer insights.
NO. 780 - January 10, 2012 -
Seven UX Best Practices of Community...
Seven best practices for designing online communities that foster interaction and contribution.
NO. 779 - January 5, 2012 -
5 Practices for Securing User Confidence...
Five strategies for increasing awareness of security in the design process to build customer trust and loyalty.
NO. 778 - January 3, 2012 -
Desire Is A Universal Language
Focusing on designing for pleasure can help uncover the human desires that lead to meaningful experiences.
NO. 777 - December 27, 2011 -
Decision Architecture: Designing for...
Design has a critical impact on user decision-making. Decisions lead to actions, and user actions drive the bottom line.
NO. 776 - December 22, 2011 -