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UIETips: Five Ways to Animate Responsibly

In today’s UIEtips, we’re reprinting and article from Rachel Nabors, originally published in 24 Ways. Want to know more about how to put animation to work for your interface and its users? Join us April 2, when Rachel presents Improve UX With Animation. “Here’s an excerpt from the article:” Sadly, animation is considered decorative by […]

UIETips: Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work?

In this week’s UIEtips, we offer an article from Theresa Neil and Rich Malley. In it they look at what mobile tutorial patterns work the best. Here’s an excerpt from the article: So, why don’t these patterns work? I turned to the field of game design for answers. Game designers have always known that you […]

Dispel Your Fears of Responsive Design with Jason Grigsby

When Responsive Web Design Meets the Real World Dive deep into media queries, image optimization, and multi-device design. See how fast and freeing mobile-first, responsive web design can be right now. Responsive Design Allows for • Improving sluggish performance • Enhancing the communication of your design across devices • Delighting mobile audiences with more content and better user experiences With […]

Use this letter to tell your boss you need to be at the 2015 UX Immersion Mobile Conference

So you’ve explored the UX Immersion Mobile Conference in Salt Lake City, April 13-15, 2015 and realize that attending this conference will help move your mobile initiative forward. But how do you convince your boss? Use the below letter to provide an overview of the game-changing material you’ll get from the conference. Hi, I found […]

UIETips:The Curse of a Mobile Strategy

In this week’s UIEtips, we offer an original article from me, Jared Spool. In it I look at the reasons to go with either a mobile–friendly web site or a native app.  Here’s an excerpt from the article: However the idea of a mobile strategy has always struck me as a bit odd. After all, […]

UIEtips: Why Lean UX

In this week’s UIEtips, we reprint an article from Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden. They show us why Lean UX is important Here’s an excerpt from the article: Lean UX is deeply collaborative and cross-functional, because we no longer have the luxury of working in isolation from the rest of the product team. We can’t […]

UIETips: Some Thoughts on “Designing in the Browser”

In this week’s UIEtips, we print an article from Stephen Hay. He shows what “designing in the browser” really means and how he implements it. Here’s an excerpt from the article: When I speak of designing in the browser, I mean creating browser-based design mockups/comps (I use the terms interchangeably), as opposed to static comps (like the […]

November Free Resources & Upcoming Events

UX Articles & Podcasts Recently Published Articles Smart Watches, Wearables, and That Nasty Data Rash Josh Clark Josh Clark discusses how to make wearable technology less obtrusive. Podcasts Dissecting Design Live! Ben Callahan Imagine showing clients your work in Week 1. Beyond the UX Tipping Point Jared Spool Jared Spool reveals the past, present, and future of the UX Tipping Point. […]

UIEtips: Design’s Fully-Baked Deliverables and Half-Baked Artifacts

Creating artifacts is critical to convey our design ideas and decisions. Without these artifacts the design deliverables are likely to not meet the objectives and perform poorly. Today’s article discusses how artifacts and deliverables are connected and how the artifact eventually becomes the deliverable. Both Leah Buley and Marc Stickdorn discuss the process and curation […]

9 Brand-new UX Virtual Seminars for You

During the second half of 2014, you’ll hear the latest thinking from the best speakers in the world of user experience design. Get your team into all 9 live seminars from July through December and 6 months complimentary access to UIE’s All You Can Learn. We have some great presenters and topics lined up for you. With […]