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Help Designers and Developers Learn to Understand Each Other

The notion of being a “designer who can code” has been a prevalent topic in recent years. One of the greatest benefits of using CSS is speaking the same language as your developers. Having this common language aids in creating a more collaborative feel to conversations with developers versus dictating to them what to do. Being […]

Your Boss is Talking About You

Setting: Ping! A high priority email comes in from your boss When: December, 2015 Hello there, What a difference you’ve made to our team. I’m super impressed with what you learned and brought back to us from the User Interface 20 Conference in Boston. It was just this past November and already you’ve put what […]

Announcing The UI20 Workshop Leaders And Topics

Strengthen Your UX Skills with These 8 Daylong Workshops At the User Interface 20 Conference in Boston, November 2–4, you’ll learn to master expert-level UX tools and skills that you can immediately put to work. Our 8 superstar workshop leaders have experimented with new ways of thinking and collaborating—and they’re going to teach you what […]

Building a Culture of Design – Chris Avore’s June 25 Virtual Seminar

Organizations are beginning to recognize that design thinking can give them a competitive edge in the fight to deliver innovative products and experiences. In his June 25 virtual seminar, Chris Avore makes an argument that it’s about understanding that design thinking isn’t just for designers. We can all start making small steps forward with the […]

Apple Isn’t the Only One Using UX as a Competitive Advantage

Apple, Disney, Airbnb, and Uber use UX to differentiate themselves and get ahead of the competition. But there are other companies doing that too. And it’s exactly what the UX Advantage Conference in Baltimore, August 18–19, is all about. Jared Spool and Karen McGrane interview 13 leaders, all focusing on how their organizations are prioritizing UX […]

UIETips: Enabling Design Influence at Scale

In this week’s UIEtips, we publish an article from Chris Avore on Design Influence. In the article Chris  explores design driven success. Here’s an excerpt: Just showing the rest of the organization what your team is doing isn’t enough to scale design—it’s just giving you the credibility and visibility you’ll need when other leaders ask […]

Ultra-Contextual Design, a May 14 Virtual Seminar with Abi Jones

Contextual design combines the user centricity of customer journeys and the environmental awareness of sensors to create remarkable experiences. It helps mountain rescue teams save lives and busy do-it-yourselfers find the right tool for the job. But if you want to be successful, you’ve got to get down to the basics. Understand what your users […]

Content Modelling, an April 23 Virtual Seminar with Steve Fisher

For the 90% of people who start a task on one device and complete it on another, how do you make your site’s fundamental message remains clear? In a multi-device world where your content can live anywhere, content modelling helps content adapt consistently. Steve Fisher, UX Architect and Founder of The Republic of Quality, will […]

UIETips: Responsive Content Modelling

In today’s UIEtips, we’re pleased to publish an article from Steve’s blog which discusses Responsive Content Modelling. Join us April 23, when Steve, a UX Architect and Founder of The Republic of Quality, presents Content Modelling: Creating Responsive Content Experiences. You’ll understand how to rethink your content for responsive projects and see how you can […]

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 […]