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Getting Started with Online Form Design

Forms are important to gaining necessary information from users and they often sit at the tail end of the conversion funnel. Despite their importance, forms are often a major source of user fatigue and when designed poorly, they can stifle conversions and other areas of a website where users take a valuable action.  Whether creating new forms or trying...

8 Podcasts Every Designer Needs to Hear

The challenge that many designers face is that the trends and influences within UX are evolving all the time. It’s up to you to always be updating your skills and improving yourself. Podcasts are a great alternative way to consume knowledge by listening instead of reading. These 8 podcasts provide the latest trends and insights from thought leaders...

3 Tactical Steps to Become a Design-Integrated Business

Why become a Design-Integrated business? We live in a technology-dependent world. From Zoom calls to WhatsApp groups, digital platforms have become the only way many of us work, exercise, get educated and stay in touch with family and friends. The global coronavirus pandemic has made human-centered design more critical than ever before. Organizations...

UX for Learning: Crafting Human-Centered Instructional Experiences

Corporate learning is in a transformational era Traditional learning methods, such as instructor-led PowerPoint lectures or 8-hour training workshops, are no longer moving the needle. The modern workforce is online. And they need learning that can constantly adapt to solve knowledge and skill gaps in the ever-changing business landscape. Just as building...

How to Climb the UX Career Ladder

Currently, the UX industry is seeing a large growth with numerous professionals entering the field; and the associate levels career-seekers are exceeding the number of available positions. This coveted starting point is becoming more competitive to obtain.  But once you are in, what happens next? As time passes, the “associate” title starts to feel...

Getting Started with Quantitative Data Analysis

Understand What the Numbers are Saying What do people think of your product? How is it used in everyday life? If you can’t understand your customer, you are not going to be able to cater to their needs. That’s where UX research comes into play. It gives you clear answers behind audience behaviors, helping your business make informed decisions. Quantitative...

How to Position UX Managers for Maximum Impact

UX manager hiring is at an all-time high. Organizations can not hire UX managers fast enough, according to industry leaders. Understanding the implications of hiring this role is critical for leveraging the benefits an organization can gain from this title. The role of a UX manager can provide significant business value for the company, or it can act...

A Kind of Magic: Behavior Change Design

Are you fascinated with psychology and how it can impact product design to change your user’s lives for the better? I had the opportunity to sit down with Amy Bucher, Ph.D., the author of “Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change”, who isn’t just fascinated with the pairing of the two, but calls the relationship “A Kind of Magic”. “This is an exciting...

10 Things UX Designers can Learn from Hamilton the Musical

As I was listening to the Hamilton soundtrack with my kids on a drive from Franklin, TN to Carriere, MS some things jumped out at me that seem like great takeaways and lessons learned for new UX designers. Even if they are fictional vs. historical, they still apply. 1. Before he was a great leader and commander, Washington led his troops into a slaughter....

A UX Guide to CSCW Software: Updating Our Toolkits

In the last month, the entire world has moved online. Teams are using collaboration tools like Miro, Figma, and Slack more than ever. User researchers are using virtual facilitation tools such as Validately to conduct research that would typically happen in face-to-face labs. Zoom has become a household name due to its use in online classrooms for displaced...

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