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.
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World IA Day 2016 - Call for speakers
Nomensa are proud to announce that we will once again be running World IA Day (WIAD) Bristol. Taking place on the 20th February at Arnolfini, hundreds of people around the world will focus on this year’s theme: "Information Everywhere, Architects Everywhere”.
We are seeking high-quality session proposals from experienced speakers on IA - slots are 30 minutes long including Q&A.
A look back at UX Bristol
Whether you are a UX designer or consultant you’ll know that both disciplines work hand in hand to form a great user experience. Here at Nomensa, UX designers and consultants work collaboratively. User research & analysis, human psychology and information architecture are the strengths a UX consultant brings to the table, whilst a UX Designer brings their keen eye for aesthetics, interactions and user interface design. Each discipline shares their knowledge and skills to help enhance the other and create an effective team.
UX Maturity: The Reality of Performance
Simon Norris spoke at UX STRAT Europe on 4 June 2015, using examples which take you through the process, from brief to pitch, through strategy development and beyond from Nomensa's engagement with Liberty Global to create a Pan-European Brand-Agnostic UX Strategy. In this article, you'll find examples and thinking that is applicable to all UX Strategy development whilst also highlighting aspects that will be specific and unique to Liberty Global.
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"
'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.
10 reasons why you shouldn't come to Interact London
Thinking about coming to Interact London this year? I'd be wary if I were you. Here's 10 reasons you should stay well away (or not)...
UX Talking – speaking at conferences & events
- 10th April 2015
- Shanice Dover
We’ve previously spoken about Nomensa’s involvement with UX Discuss. Since that post it’s continued to grow both online and within Nomensa with intriguing topics such as ‘The ethics of User Experience’ and ‘Getting the best out of user interviews’ generating lively discussions. As coordinators of several events, the topic ‘UX talking – speaking at conferences & events’ caught our eye.
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