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Law of diminishing returns, design and decision making

April 13, 2021Idea in BriefHow do you know if there is still room for improvement in the experiences you design?One way to answer this question could be the Law of Diminishing Returns, which is a concept widely used in economics and shows the relationship between investment (time, money, resources) and benefits.The Law of Diminishing returns is a bell...

Best Practices: Designing autosuggest experiences

April 12, 2021Idea in BriefHere are some best practices recommended for the search bar & autosuggest patterns based on the analysis of user-typed queries & query formulation from about 50+ search bars.Scoping. Allow scoping if your app has multiple types of entities. Please note that scoping is not a mandatory step in the search workflow. It...

Building our user research library from scratch

April 8, 2021Idea in BriefWhen a researcher runs user research tasks, they need a way to share insights with others in their team. The research library they create must be easy to use, easy to search, easy to keep up-to-date, easy to start using. How do you create an easy-to-use research library without enterprise tools? Before building the library,...

Staying Human in the Age of Big Tech

April 7, 2021Idea in BriefIt's important to evaluate tech's continued development with a critical eye and define what overreach is and isn’t. UX designers have to use a human-first mindset in their work.Users should be given control of how much screen time or application experience they want to consume. However, many services don’t give that choice...

Accessible Designs Make Better Products: Workday’s Story

April 5, 2021First off, accessibility is tackled at the design stage.For my engineering or product friends in the audience, this statement is not meant to deter or depreciate any effort that takes place in other sects of product development. Rather, it means if we think about accessibility from the start, we allow ourselves the opportunity to reduce...

Building an Accessibility Library

April 2, 2021Originally published by Stephanie Hagadorn on Indeed Design.Helping people get jobs is a core tenet of Indeed’s ethos — it’s baked into all we do. In the past, we focused on getting all the jobs and optimizing the site for more hires. We’ve always put the job seeker first, and we’re committed to making our products accessible to everyone...

Inside the Design Process to Protect People’s Health on Public Transit

March 31, 2021Originally published by IDEO. Illustrations by Ran Zheng.In January 2020, news of COVID-19’s approach was building like a looming storm. That the pandemic was coming seemed clear, but when it would arrive, where it would appear, and how bad it would be, nobody could yet predict. To think back on how we “prepared”—as individuals, organizations,...

10 cancellation flow examples and why they work

March 30, 2021Everyone is struggling right now. For SaaS companies, one of the biggest challenges is how to reduce customer churn and deflect product cancellations. Be warned! Reducing customer churn isn’t just about quick hacks like emergency price reductions or hiding the cancellation button. Tactics like that will hurt your retention in the long...

Is Voice UI the future of user experience design?

March 29, 2021Information architecture (IA) is all about making the complex clear; helping users to understand where they are, what’s around and how to find what they’re looking for. IA helps to make sense of very complex structures and offer users simplicity and efficiency. Done well, IA creates the most linear and natural route, meaning users don’t...

Onboarding: best move for user retention in mobile apps

March 26, 2021A few years ago we used mobile devices for social media, music, and gaming only. Now all our daily errands can be fully moved to the digital space. Booking flights and checking in hotels, getting uber and ordering food, paying our bills, and managing finances – we can do everything on our smartphones.We see the mobile app industry grow...

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