All posts for "User Experience" category

The enterprise experience

Published
31st October 2014
by 
Martha Aldridge
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The enterprise experience

Lack of investment, bolted on features, an unmanaged backlog, out-dated or un-scalable architecture are common culprits as to why enterprise software misses the mark when it comes to a good user experience.

The elements of Search – Part 2

Published
30th October 2014
by 
Robin Nash
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The elements of Search – Part 2

In the previous article on the Elements of Search (Elements of search- Part 1) I discussed the presentation of search, and the basics of search engine results pages (SERPs). In this article I will continue to discuss SERPs, with particular focus on filtering and sorting.

The Elements of Search – Part 1

Published
18th September 2014
by 
Robin Nash
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The Elements of Search – Part 1

Search is becoming ever more popular (3.5. billion searches a day on Google) and its capability is becoming increasingly deep and powerful. It has the ability – and responsibility – to provide a complete navigation solution, rather than a back-up or as one option of many.

Content strategy – beyond the wireframe

Published
14th August 2014
by 
Juliet Richardson
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Content strategy – beyond the wireframe

As UX professionals, one of our most common deliverables is the humble wireframe. The wireframe is a great way of specifying the layout and interactions of a digital product. It allows you to fine tune and test things early in the design lifecycle, avoiding costly mistakes.

The next big thing and its impact on UX

Published
9th June 2014
by 
Peter Kennaugh
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The next big thing and its impact on UX

As anyone involved in a computing industry will know, the next big thing is always just around the corner. Given that it’s been 7 years since iPhone’s launch, it is about time the next appeared. So what might this be, and how may peoples’ experiences will change because of it?

Introducing forcing functions

Published
28th May 2014
by 
Michael Harris
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Introducing forcing functions

Forcing function is commonly cited in human factors case studies as recommendations for error-prevention in health and safety contexts. It means forcing users to do something in a certain way in order to proceed on a journey. Looking at forcing function techniques can support error prevention as opposed to error recovery.