All posts for "user experience" tag

S=R/E or How I’ve Learned to Let Go of Delight | By Leo Frishberg

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13th July 2016
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S=R/E or How I’ve Learned to Let Go of Delight | By Leo Frishberg

Stephen Hawking, in writing the introduction to “A Brief History of Time” reported the long-standing folk rule about science writing for lay audiences: Sales cut in half for every equation he introduced in his book. Two things about that: A) I can’t find any authoritative source for the original notion and 2) what does that mean for this article when the title is an equation?

UX Design is not a Desk Job

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23rd May 2016
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Aled Evans
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UX Design is not a Desk Job

Aled, one of our Senior UX Consultants recently spent a day riding in an ambulance as part of a UK-wide service design project. Here are his thoughts on that experience…

Talking Psych to Non-Psychologists – Part 2

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2nd March 2016
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Michael Harris
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Talking Psych to Non-Psychologists – Part 2

I describe my job in many different ways depending on the situation – though I often use the words applied psychology. ‘Applying’ a subject typically means using the core body of knowledge to inform another area of work and life, rather than extending that body of knowledge itself. In part 2 of this blog, Mike Harris explains how we can better communicate psychology so people feel confident with complex concepts.

UX Strategy is Hitting its Stride

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16th February 2016
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Simon Norris
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UX Strategy is Hitting its Stride

Simon Norris explains how a successful UX strategy and the resulting high level of UX maturity can help a business protect from digital disruption whilst gaining a competitive advantage and providing both consumer and business value.

Talking Psych to Non-Psychologists - Part 1

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26th January 2016
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Michael Harris
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Talking Psych to Non-Psychologists - Part 1

Psychology is a crucial discipline for all UX people – whether they started there or discovered it via other routes. However, it may come as a surprise, but not everyone spends all day philosophising on how the mind works. These ‘non-psychologists’ actually have other things that they think about. Who knew?! So for all fellow psychologists out there (and everyone else - please apply this to whatever your domain expertise is) if you find yourself starting to boulder on about ‘choice paralysis’ to a room full of furrowed brows and wandering eyes, please read the following advice...

How to Write a Great UX Brief

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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.