All posts for "user experience" tag

Selecting the right UX research method

Published
20th January 2015
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Juliet Richardson
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Selecting the right UX research method

The other day a colleague asked, “what is the difference between qualitative and quantitative user research?” This is typically answered by saying that one gives you numbers; the other gives you more in-depth insight.

It sparked a bit of a debate. Is it that easy, and is that the whole story?

The Wrong Kind of Problem

Published
6th January 2015
by 
Emma Chittenden
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The Wrong Kind of Problem

If you were recently lucky enough to come along to our Interact London conference you would have heard me talk about Institutionalisation and User Experience debt. Many were curious as to what on earth this was going to be about. Far from being stories of padded cells and financial woes, it was meant to highlight the growing problem that many see UX as the fix to all their problems.

The Elements of Search – Part 1

Published
18th September 2014
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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.

An introduction to Interact London

Published
12th September 2014
by 
Lauren Lennard
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An introduction to Interact London

Interact London 2014 is a new event we’re launching on the 9th & 10th of October, at RIBA in London. The event is an exciting opportunity to bring together those not only in the user experience and information architecture community, but also creative heads, technologists, strategic thinkers and business leaders.

Industry commentary: Reading re-imagined

Published
28th August 2014
by 
Michael Harris
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Industry commentary: Reading re-imagined

The future of speed-reading; removing the annoying necessity of moving your eyes and using anchoring on central letters, this can enable reading at 1000 words a minute. This may be how most text information is delivered in the future – potentially on wearable devices.

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.