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UIE Article: Service Design Thinking

This week, we present an article written by Marc Stickdorn on Service Design Thinking, and what it means to design physical products and services using the process. Here’s an excerpt from the article Service Design became more and more popular over the last years. Service Design refers to innovating both tangible products and services and […]

UIE Article: Preparing Organizations to Become Design-Infused

In this week’s article, I recount what is takes to become a design-infused organization. Here’s an excerpt from the article Becoming a design-infused organization is the next level of maturity. These organizations realize that everything affects the users’ experience. If the technology is chosen poorly, the user will be frustrated by poor performance or limited […]

UIE Article: Group Improvisation

This week we reprint an article from Ben Callahan who shares his thoughts on what makes a great team. Here’s an excerpt from the article: If you read through the Kind of Blue liner notes [by Miles Davis] written by pianist Bill Evans, you’ll come across this quote: “Group improvisation is a challenge. Aside from the weighty […]

UIE Article: ‘View Full Site’ Must Die

In this week’s article, I advocate for the death of the ‘View Full Site’ link at the bottom of mobile (M Dot) pages. 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 users need, because we’ve intentionally crippled it. […]

UIE Article: In Defense of Lorem Ipsum

In this week’s article, we reprint an article by Karen McGrane where she argues you should use Lorem Ispum despite descent from some prominent figures in the UX community. Here’s an excerpt from the article I’m a word person, okay? I start with the content, and design around it. I often show draft copy in […]

The Three Reasons Why Your Visitors Don’t Convert

This week, we reprint an article from Laura Klein that addresses three reasons why your visitors don’t become your customers. Here’s an excerpt, Visitors fail to convert for one of three reasons: They don’t understand what you’re offering them. They don’t want what you’re offering them. They’re not willing to pay what you’re asking for what you’re offering them. […]

Get Real-World UX Strategies in This New Activity-Filled 1½-Day Workshop

Is your organization serious enough about design? Do your products and services need great user experiences to stay competitive? What’s your plan to counter the inevitable resistance to becoming a design-infused organization? Every minute of this 1½-day workshop is about you, your team, and your organization. You’ll evaluate dozens of UX strategy plays to identify the […]

Examine The Edges Of Interaction Design

Tuesday, April 19 Is Our Featured Talks Day New practices and techniques meet theory and expertise at the UX Immersion: Interactions conference in San Diego, CA April 18–20, 2016. Move beyond inspiration and immerse yourself. On Tuesday, April 19 have your mind expanded, as you explore the edges of what interaction design is all about with […]

Convince Your Boss

You know it’s worth coming to UX Immersion: Interactions, but does your boss? Use this information and cost summary to help you get the green light. Five Overall Benefits: Conquer chaos and confusion with simpler designs. Lead the team and stakeholders to dynamic collaboration. Overcome daunting requirements and functionality by tackling scale. Identify opportunities and […]

UXImmersion: Interactions – Get Exposed To The Newest Interaction Design Practices.

Interaction design has never been more important. New practices and techniques meet theory and expertise at the UX Immersion: Interactions conference in San Diego, CA, April 18–20, 2016. Move beyond inspiration and immerse yourself. Six industry leaders teach master-grade workshops on groundbreaking interaction design skills you won’t find anywhere else plus a keynote from me. […]