Archive for the 'User Experience' topic

UIETips: ‘View Full Site’ Must Die

In this week’s UIEtips, I offer my latest original article. In it I explain why responsive design should take over M dot sites. Here’s an excerpt from the article: We provide the escape hatch because the M Dot’s experience isn’t complete. The M Dot site can’t have what the user needs, because we’ve intentionally crippled […]

Josh Seiden – Lean UX for Enterprise

With the widespread adoption of Agile development methods, Lean UX has grown in popularity in the user experience world. It’s built around small, collaborative, cross-functional teams and is an extremely useful approach for startups and smaller teams. However, challenges arise when trying to adapt it to a larger, enterprise organization.

This is your final chance to register for UX Immersion Mobile and save $350

Here are two reasons why now is the time to register for the UX Immersion Mobile Conference in Salt Lake City, UT, April 13–15. One, on March 13 the price goes up $350. Two, some workshops (hint Brad Frost and Jason Grigsby) are filling up fast and likely to sell out. Don’t miss your opportunity to participate […]

Brad Frost – Building Responsive Interfaces From Atomic Elements

A website can be made up of relatively complex pieces. You have multiple pages, images, maybe some JavaScript, and it all needs to come together to create this larger experience. But as with things in nature, it can be broken down even further than that into more “atomic” elements.

UIETips: Better Accessibility Needs User Research

In this week’s UIEtips, we offer an article from Whitney Quesenbery. She teaches us how user research can move the accessibility of your designs from good enough to great. Here’s an excerpt from the article: If you don’t include people who access technology in different ways in your user research and usability testing, you will never […]

Chris Risdon – Connecting with Customers through Experience Maps

A customer’s journey may begin on your website or maybe it begins in a physical retail location. But it more than likely won’t end there. Many organizations have a variety of touchpoints where their customers can interact with them. Understanding where, and also when and how a customer is interacting with your product or service is essential to providing them with a great experience.

Theresa Neil – Designing Native Apps

Offering a mobile design is essential in today’s web. Having an app, however, can be a hotly contested issue. The cries of, “we need to be in the app store!” are heard coming from corner offices. While having a presence there can be beneficial, you have determine how to best serve your users, and whether a native app or a web based product is the ideal.

Five Reasons to Attend the UX Immersion Mobile Conference This April

Conquer your mobile design challenges Attending the UX Immersion Mobile Conference in Salt Lake City, UT April 13–15 will be one of the best mobile UX training events you have ever attended. Here are 5 reasons why. The six workshop topics Responsive web design, native apps, experiencing mapping, adaptive design, atomic design, and responsive workflows all provide […]

Stephen Hay – Structured Content and Responsive Workflows

Responsive web design’s combination of fluid grids and media queries has really changed the design and development process. It’s an elegant way to ensure that one set of code can display appropriately across devices. It is, however, a bit of a problem with large legacy products and waterfall strategies.

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 […]