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Tablet UX Research From the Pioneer Days

Tablet UX Research From the Pioneer Days | UXploration | Scoop.it
The PenPoint tablet was ahead of its time and too expensive and heavy, but had gestural syntax and personal-productivity benefits that we can still learn from.
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An FAQ’s User Experience Deconstructed

An FAQ’s User Experience Deconstructed | UXploration | Scoop.it
Well-crafted FAQs can assist customer service, feed into documentation, and help content strategy: Case study of the Mayday organization's FAQ evolution.
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How to better understand your website users' behavior

You want to improve the usability of your website? See how real people use your website for the first time, find out what works, and what needs to be improved.
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The Future Of Experience Design: The Impact Of Human Centered Design For Consumers & Business - #infographic

The Future Of Experience Design: The Impact Of Human Centered Design For Consumers & Business - #infographic | UXploration | Scoop.it
Experience design might soon become a more important factor in business differentiation and consumer satisfaction than price. This is one of the key insights from the qualitative research Hyper island conducted among 30 industry leaders to explore trends in consumer interaction.
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Experience maps, user journeys and more…

Experience maps, user journeys and more… | UXploration | Scoop.it
Basic layouts of Experience Maps.
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Roberto Nocera's curator insight, January 24, 2:18 PM

An useful recap about experience map #cxm #customerexperience

Mike Donahue's curator insight, Today, 9:59 AM

The UX Lady gives a nice breakdown of experience mapping ing the article.

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Is DevOps Driving the Future of UX Design?

Is DevOps Driving the Future of UX Design? | UXploration | Scoop.it
Alan Cooper, the Father of Visual Basic, had the full attention of the entire class during his “Design Leadership” workshop. In the calm reassuring tone of a wise patriarch he said, “Design is not so much a design issue as a power struggle.” At that moment, everyone began recalling experiences where their design process required…
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Tom Van Looy's curator insight, January 23, 12:57 PM

Yes. But it's definitely design in all it's flavours that should be guiding the outcomes of DevOps and other collaborations.

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Bringing out the best in people | McKinsey & Company

Bringing out the best in people | McKinsey & Company | UXploration | Scoop.it
Providing good service has never been easy. Meeting rising customer expectations requires companies focus on building the capabilities their people need to make full use of their talents. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Scoped Search: Dangerous, but Sometimes Useful

Scoped Search: Dangerous, but Sometimes Useful | UXploration | Scoop.it
Restricting search to a specific area of a website can provide better results, faster. But users overlook, misunderstand, and forget about the search scope.
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Introduction to Empathy and Design Research

Design thinking is a problem solving process geared for ambiguous situations. There are four principles of design thinking: empathize, visualize, co-create and…
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Google’s Secret Study To Find Out Our Needs

Google's Secret Study To Find Out Our Needs - Backchannel - Medium
To improve search, ask people what they don’t ask for themselves
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UX Strategy: Aligning teams around project goals

UX Strategy: Aligning teams around project goals | UXploration | Scoop.it
Aligning your team to the same goals is the key to working in more agile
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Romain MAZUIR's curator insight, January 16, 2:19 PM

UX Strategy: Aligning teams around project goals #H2MWP

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Lessons Learned: MVPs and Excellence

An MVP is not an excuse to throw our beliefs about quality out the window; it’s simply an experiment on the way to excellence. 

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Why Do Managers Hate Agile?

Why Do Managers Hate Agile? | UXploration | Scoop.it
The vertical world of "management" and the horizontal world of "Agile" are incompatible.
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Romain MAZUIR's curator insight, Today, 3:24 PM

Why Do Managers Hate Agile?  #H2MWP

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Is Minimal Design the Best Strategy for Your Site?

Is Minimal Design the Best Strategy for Your Site? | UXploration | Scoop.it
If you're considering a minimalist redesign, let's take a look and see if it's the best strategy for you and your site.
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Designing the Hiring Process

Designing the Hiring Process - Design Playbooks - Medium
Uncovering the collective wisdom of design leaders about their hiring processes.
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DIY Experience Map

DIY Experience Map | UXploration | Scoop.it

Experience Maps are a well known and useful UX tool, but the truth is that when it’s time to get one’s hands dirty aren’t easy to solve. The options are too many and the models so varied that making the right decisions can be really complicated, if you aren’t experienced enough in the end the best case scenario will result in an irrelevant Experience Map, and in the worst case with nothing…

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Compendium of Creative Problem Solving Methods

Compendium of Creative Problem Solving Methods | UXploration | Scoop.it
This is a project I’ve been working on for quite a while… Every time I come across a new creative problem solving (CPS) method, I map it out with the rest of my collection. I’ve adapted the standard CPS process for use at Idea Sandbox. Pictured are what I’ve gathered as of 1 Sept 2011. You may download this table ...
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E-Commerce KPI Study: There's (Finally) a Benchmark for That

E-Commerce KPI Study: There's (Finally) a Benchmark for That | UXploration | Scoop.it
Wolfgang Digital analyzed 30 sites totaling 56 million visits to find out how your standard KPIs (bounce rate, session duration, percent of mobile revenue, and more) correlate to conversions.
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A Guide to Design Mockup Fidelity - Six Revisions

A Guide to Design Mockup Fidelity - Six Revisions | UXploration | Scoop.it

Design methods are not mutually exclusive. Rather, each method exists on a continuum of fidelity.

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Romain MAZUIR's curator insight, January 20, 4:12 PM

Invest step by step on your design to reach the HI-FI design #H2MWP

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The Art of a Consistent Brand Image

The Art of a Consistent Brand Image | UXploration | Scoop.it
The placement and choice of your fonts, colors, images and logo are crucial to the development of a successful brand image.
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How to Gather Quantitative Data on User Behaviors

How to Gather Quantitative Data on User Behaviors | UXploration | Scoop.it
The quantitative methods we used were all time and cost-efficient, demonstrating that user research doesn’t require thousands of dollars and endless time.
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Design the user, not the experience

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Outside Innovation: Innovation: Creating vs. Problem Solving

Outside Innovation: Innovation: Creating vs. Problem Solving | UXploration | Scoop.it
I was recently engaged to facilitate an “innovation discussion” between a client’s cross-functional innovation team and an insightful team of people from one of their customers. I failed miserably. Don’t get me wrong; it was a valuable interchange. My client...
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Facebook Design Director: The 5 Most Common Design Mistakes

Facebook Design Director: The 5 Most Common Design Mistakes | UXploration | Scoop.it
Facebook's Julie Zhuo on the biggest traps designers fall intoand how to avoid them.
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