HUMANISING TECHNOLOGY Blog

Thoughts, ideas and solutions on UX, web accessibility and design

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15th April 2014
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Nomensa thinks

Industry commentary: Microsoft Office coming to a tablet near you

The recent arrival of MS Office to a non-windows tablet near you has interesting ramifications from a number of different perspectives.

14th April 2014
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User Experience

In defence of buckets

Scouring through UX blogs on the topic of menus, IA, or navigation you will find the theme of buckets.

A ‘bucket’ is defined as a menu item into which almost anything could fit – they are typically labelled with vague words like ‘Miscellaneous’, ‘Information’, ‘Other’ or ‘Stuff’. These have effectively been crucified as “the ONE thing you must never do”. So at the risk of being virtually crucified, I am here to defend them.

10th April 2014
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Development

Contributing to Drupal, the Nomensa way

Here at Nomensa we have accessibility at the heart, so when we get granted time in our schedule to work on contributing modules to the Drupal community, our first choice was to look into contributing modules that could raise the standard of accessibility across Drupal.

3rd April 2014
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Web Accessibility

Improving travel websites accessibility: infographic

Infographic with highlights from our recent whitepaper, Improving travel website accessibility.

3rd April 2014
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Nomensa thinks

Travel whitepaper: infographic long description

Improving travel website accessibility 4 out of 5 holidays are booked online. 1 in every 6 people is disabled. An accessible website ensures everyone, regardless of ability can book a holiday. So what needs to be considered? Visual A severe reduction in vision that cannot be corrected with glasses. Cognitive Difficulties understanding and processing information. Motor […]

2nd April 2014
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User Experience

A few thoughts on psychology & UX

‘So how does a psychology graduate end up in web design?’ – a question I’ve been asked many times since landing a job at Nomensa. I want to explain how intrinsically linked psychology and UX design are.

31st March 2014
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User Experience

Diary studies for multi-device user research

As our personal collections of web-enabled devices grow, so too do the contexts in which we might use them. A single mobile device can be used across a seemingly infinite range of conditions and environments, but add a second, third or fourth device and the number of ways in which they might be used and used together expands exponentially.

Improving travel website accessibility

Web accessibility can increase customer satisfaction, generate revenue, improves brand loyalty and can even enhance search engine performance. It’s also a legal requirement under the Equality Act 2010. But how many travel companies recognise this potential?

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At Nomensa we deliver user experience design solutions. Our blog, Humanising Technology is where we discuss our thoughts, ideas and solutions on users experience, web accessibility and web design.

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