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Jenn Lukas – Developing a Living Style Guide with CSS

The notion of being a “designer who can code” has been a prevalent topic in recent years. Delivering static PDFs and working in photoshop is seen as inefficient in some circles. Being able to create a clickable or even responsive mockup to present to developers and stakeholders can be a better way to show your intent. It’s also much easier to iterate by changing a few lines of code.

UI20: Convince Your Boss

You know it’s worth coming to UI20, but does your boss? Use this information and a summary of costs to help you get the green light. Five Overall Benefits: Get the latest UX techniques. Network and learn what others are doing in the UX field. Improve individual and team design skills. Solve current design problems. Eliminate the need to hire outside […]

Kim Goodwin – Using Scenarios to Solve Problems

Understanding is what user experience as a field hinges upon. After all if you don’t understand how users are interacting with your product or service, you don’t know what to design for. But how, as a team, do you come to that understanding? Telling the story of a user’s journey highlights areas where you’re right on point and where you’re missing the mark.

Marc Stickdorn – Service Design: Creating Delightful Cross-Channel Experiences

Service design seems to go by an increasing array of names: Customer Experience, Cross-Channel UX, or even just “design thinking.” In most cases, these terms describe a holistic approach to your users’ and customers’ needs, no matter where or when they’re interacting with your product or service. In traditionally siloed organizations, it can be no small task to ensure that you are providing the best possible service.

Snag Your Designer’s Toolkit by August 20 with Your UI20 Registration

The User Interface 20 Conference happens in Boston this November and dives deep into important UX topics. You’ll also get a special designer’s toolkit when you register by August 20. Get Your Free Designer’s Toolkit Iterate and share your thoughts in physical form with your team. Capture all your awesome ideas during and after the conference. Avoid the time drain […]

You Are the Inspiration for UI20

There’s no rest for the weary when it comes to keeping your UX design skills up to date. Constant changes are often overwhelming and at times frustrating. That’s why I designed this year’s UI20 workshop topics and speakers with you in mind. You deserve to learn from the very best on the most critical challenges you […]

UIE Newsletter: Content-First Design

In this week’s UIE newsletter, we reprint an article from Steph Hay. In it she investigates the art of interactive storytelling in the video game industry. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Game designers start with the story. What they add to the experience complements and builds on the core story; it doesn’t distract from the […]

A UX Advantage Podcast with Karen McGrane: Shifting To Continuous Deployment

The speed of Agile delivery fundamentally changes the work process and puts new demands on the design cycle. What happens when the notion of deadline dates is replaced with a continual stream of experience enhancements by everyone in the organization?

July Free Resources – Articles & Podcasts

Recent Articles The New Design Leader Emphasizes Leadership by Jared SpoolUser research is the most effective tool for bringing the user into every conversation. Smart design leaders prioritize their team’s user research capability above design skills. Understanding the user and their needs will drive great design. Hiring UX Experts Versus Giving Your Team Their Own UX Skills […]

UI20: Detailed Descriptions on All 8 UI20 Workshops

Explore the UI20 daylong workshops in great detail Monday, November 2 workshops Scenario-Driven Design by Kim Goodwin Prevent endless design debates and feature creep with a shared understanding. Service Design by Marc Stickdorn Design for every touchpoint across your customer’s entire journey. Building Scalable Design Systems and Style Guides by Nathan Curtis Build a cohesive cross-product experience with defined […]