Blog articles

Cutting the Mustard

Published
21st July 2015
by 
Matt Lawson
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Cutting the Mustard

Should we ignore the 0.3% of site visitors that use Internet Explorer 6? Or should we provide a fairly basic, yet functional experience? Matt Lawson explains how at Nomensa, we can create functional sites for all, no matter which OS, browser or device.

UX Maturity: The Reality of Performance

Published
10th July 2015
by 
Simon Norris
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UX Maturity: The Reality of Performance

Simon Norris spoke at UX STRAT Europe on 4 June 2015, using examples which take you through the process, from brief to pitch, through strategy development and beyond from Nomensa's engagement with Liberty Global to create a Pan-European Brand-Agnostic UX Strategy. In this article, you'll find examples and thinking that is applicable to all UX Strategy development whilst also highlighting aspects that will be specific and unique to Liberty Global.

Industry commentary - IQ July

Published
8th July 2015
by 
Tim Blass
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Industry commentary - IQ July

It’s been a while, but it’s good to be back here blogging again at Nomensa. With this in mind, what can you be expecting from this opening encounter? 

Well, I’ve gone for a blog loosely based upon a juxtaposition of the past and the future. Or, if you want something more dramatic, a theme which revolves around a ‘perfect collision of the old and the new’.

So, having rummaged through the archives of news past and present, let’s get this blog turning.

When do we need Personas?

Published
6th July 2015
by 
Andrew Grimes
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When do we need Personas?

Personas are archetypes that bring to life a particular set of users in a useful and reliable way. Andrew Grimes, Principal User Experience Consultant at Nomensa discusses when to use them and why.

Guest Blog: Gone responsive? Great! You’re halfway there. | by Jan Fagernas

Published
22nd June 2015
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Guest Blog: Gone responsive? Great! You’re halfway there. | by Jan Fagernas

With the world so in love with their mobile devices, the discipline of responsive design has taken centre stage. But, as you may have guessed from the title of this post, simply responsifying (is that a word?) may not be enough. We need to think about the user’s context.

Accessibility and Externalities

Published
4th June 2015
by 
Alastair Campbell
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Accessibility and Externalities

Alastair Campbell, Director of Accessibility at Nomensa and speaker at Interact London discusses the costs of accessibility, which can be seen in economic terms as 'externalities' and the ROI an accessible site can unlock.

Sign up for an exclusive preview of "Viva La Digital: Digital First 2015 and beyond"

Published
3rd June 2015
by 
Henry Carroll
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Sign up for an exclusive preview of "Viva La Digital: Digital First 2015 and beyond"

'Viva La Digital: Digital First 2015 and beyond' is a glimpse into the future of strategic user experience.  

In this paper, Simon Norris explores the benefits of embedding a Digital First philosophy into an organisation and the commercial effect that superior user experience can have on an organisation when applying digitally ecological thinking.