All posts for "User Experience" category

How to Write a Great UX Brief

Published
19th January 2016
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Juliet Richardson
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How to Write a Great UX Brief

We receive lots of briefs for UX projects – some are very clear and detailed, others are somewhat vague and leave us guessing as to exactly what is needed and how we should respond. Principal USer Experience Consultant, Juliet Richardson explains how to write a perfect brief so you’ll be much more likely to get inspiring, exciting and innovative proposals that give you exactly what you want.

5 Reasons to use Paper Prototypes in UX Design

Published
15th December 2015
by 
Ana Crespo
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5 Reasons to use Paper Prototypes in UX Design

Paper prototypes are an excellent and cheap tool to get feedback on early designs, but they are not as popular as other UX techniques. Ana Crespo explores why, how and when to sue them in a project.

Design Principles at the Cinema: a UX Consultant's tale

Published
4th November 2015
by 
Joe Marriott
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Design Principles at the Cinema: a UX Consultant's tale

As a UX consultant I often find it difficult to avoid or ignore poor design, particularly in the digital world. One rather damp weekend back in August I was taken to the cinema to watch the Pixar film Inside Out. On arrival, none of the traditional ticket windows were manned leaving me in the hands of the self-service ticket machines. The resulting experience led me to conclude that the designer(s) failed to adhere to some of the most basic design principles, as I will now demonstrate.

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.

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.