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Designing a Search That Works For Users - Whitney Interactive Design

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It’s About People, Not Devices | UX Booth

It’s About People, Not Devices | UX Booth | UXploration | Scoop.it
RT @DesignerDepot: It's About People, Not Devices - http://ow.ly/3SQGp <--- USER CENTERED DESIGN! #usercentereddesign
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Telling Your Website’s Story with Sketchboarding | UX Booth

Telling Your Website’s Story with Sketchboarding | UX Booth | UXploration | Scoop.it
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Discovering New Keywords with a Search Combo Box - UX Movement

Discovering New Keywords with a Search Combo Box - UX Movement | UXploration | Scoop.it
Most search boxes on websites allow users to do one thing. They allow them to search for information using keywords. But some users might not have a keyword in mind to search for.
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Case Study: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Information Architecture

Case Study: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Information Architecture | UXploration | Scoop.it
CHP's website grew organically resulting in a rich repository of clinical content that was difficult to navigate. I helped re-architect CHP.edu from the user's point of view, creating a final user experience based on three types of patient families and how they use the site.
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The Evolution of Discoverability | UX Magazine

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Effective Storytelling - a basic manual

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Agile User Interface Development - Enhancing User Interactions in Digital Libraries

Agile User Interface Development - Enhancing User Interactions in Digital Libraries | UXploration | Scoop.it

I came away from a [DevCSI](http://devcsi.ukoln.ac.uk/) workshop: [paper-based agile design techniques](http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/devcsi/agile_prototyping/programme/index.html) beaming with ideas. The workshop provided a useful introduction to agile methodologies and card-based techniques. Agile techniques are relevant to [UX2](http://ux2.nesc.ed.ac.uk)'s development of library systems and user interfaces, which are mainly working prototypes for evaluation purposes. Adopting an agile method seems logical. In a [previous post](http://boonious.typepad.com/ux2/2011/01/implementing-faceted-search-ui.html), I described the work on an open source [library user interface](http://ux2.nesc.ed.ac.uk:3000). The prototype has since been evaluated through a [usability test](http://lorrainepaterson.wordpress.com/2010/11/12/ux2-0-usability-test-report/) involving a group of users from the University of Edinburgh. This post discusses the agile method introduced at the DevCSI workshop as... (RT @boonious Write up on agile user-centered design and Scrum (thoroughly thought out) http://bit.ly/i8RWh7 #inf11 #devcsi #agile)

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Ideas vs Solutions: Why card sorting loves tree testing (and why tree testing feels it too) | Global User Research

Ideas vs Solutions: Why card sorting loves tree testing (and why tree testing feels it too) | Global User Research | UXploration | Scoop.it
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Writing Reports Is User-Centered Design - uselog.com | the product usability weblog

Writing Reports Is User-Centered Design - uselog.com | the product usability weblog | UXploration | Scoop.it
Weblog about consumer product usability: news, research, events, design examples, and blatantly subjective opinions. By Jasper van Kuijk (TU Delft). Also includes links and literature on usability. (Writing Reports Is User-Centered Design http://goo.gl/YN3kK)
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Visual Representation by Alan Blackwell

Visual Representation by Alan Blackwell | UXploration | Scoop.it
Alan Blackwell explains the most important principles of visual representation for screen design, introduced with examples from the early history of graphical user interfaces...
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Why are User Experience (UX) and User-Centered Design (UCD) getting a bad rap? | Theo Mandel's Usability Blog

RT @theomandel: Why are User Experience (UX) and User-Centered Design (UCD) getting a bad rap? http://tinyurl.com/UX-UCD-BadRap Join the discussion!
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adaptive path » user-centered url design

adaptive path » user-centered url design | UXploration | Scoop.it

A User Experience design and consulting firm that unites theory and practice to advance the art of user experience design while helping clients make better business decisions. Located in San Francisco, California, USA. (Old school: User-Centered URL Design @re4msc
http://www.adaptivepath.com/ideas/essays/archives/000058.php)

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The Elements of Design: Rediscovering Colors, Textures, Forms, and Shapes | Web Design: Cool!

The Elements of Design: Rediscovering Colors, Textures, Forms, and Shapes | Web Design: Cool! | UXploration | Scoop.it
The Elements of Design: Rediscovering Colors, Textures, Forms, and Shapes The bark of a plane tree in Paris, a detail of a cotton towel in Japan, sunset in (The Elements of User Experience:; User-Centered Design for the Web [PB,2002] http://www.webdesigncool.com/the-el... http://bit.ly/h8NAZF)
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7 Dos and Don'ts in Getting Started in User Centered Design - Pixel8 - Infragistics Community

7 Dos and Don'ts in Getting Started in User Centered Design - Pixel8 - Infragistics Community | UXploration | Scoop.it
Infragistics blogs and forums on .NET, Java, user experience, and more. (7 Dos and Don’t in Getting Started in User Centered Design - http://bit.ly/aFOXka)
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Lean UX: Getting Out Of The Deliverables Business - Smashing Magazine

Lean UX: Getting Out Of The Deliverables Business - Smashing Magazine | UXploration | Scoop.it
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Why It’s Important to Annotate Your Wireframes - UX Movement

Why It’s Important to Annotate Your Wireframes - UX Movement | UXploration | Scoop.it

Have you ever delivered your wireframes to a client only to have them quickly tell you what things they dislike and want you to change? The problem here is that biases occur when people judge something before they understand it.

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Scrum Alliance - Agile User Interface Design and Information Architecture From the Trenches

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Better User Experience With Storytelling – Part One - Smashing Magazine

Better User Experience With Storytelling – Part One - Smashing Magazine | UXploration | Scoop.it

Resources Star Wars Origins Emotional Design by Donald Norman A Practical Guide to The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell Experience Themes by Cindy Chastain...

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A guide to carrying out usability reviews « UX for the masses

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Volkside | Using Treejack to test your website structure

Volkside | Using Treejack to test your website structure | UXploration | Scoop.it
Volkside - Interaction and Information Design, User Experience and Usability. We help you listen to your users and create them engaging online experiences.
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A Simpler and Friendlier Age Verification Page - UX Movement

A Simpler and Friendlier Age Verification Page - UX Movement | UXploration | Scoop.it
If you've ever visited a beer and alcohol website, it's likely you've met an age verification page. Age verification pages ask users for their birth date to make sure they are of legal age to enter their site.
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Webdesign: User Centered Interface Design.

Webdesign: User Centered Interface Design. | UXploration | Scoop.it

User Centered Interface Design. In User Centred Web Design, usability expert John Cato outlines a design process that has a Web site visitor's needs in (Webdesign Freiburg - Webdesign: User Centered Interface Design.: User Centered Interface Design. In User Centred... http://bit.ly/hRIHAW)

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User-centered design in publishing: a case study

A case study in the launch of the new car reviews website carbuyer.co.uk and the introduction of a user centered design (#PCampLDN And my slides on HiPPOs and user-centered design: http://slidesha.re/i9Fxlp)
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Process | frog design

Process | frog design | UXploration | Scoop.it
frog design meets client challenges with a simple, yet powerful three-part process that brings together the innovator’s vision and the pragmatist’s view. Balancing the freedom to create with the realities of the corporate world, we drive our business solu (a well explanation of User centered design process http://www.frogdesign.com/process)
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