All posts for "UX" tag

Content strategy – beyond the wireframe

Published
14th August 2014
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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.

How to get the best ROI from your investment in UX

Published
1st July 2014
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Juliet Richardson
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How to get the best ROI from your investment in UX

Briefing someone on a potential new UX project can be a difficult task. You’ve decided what is needed, budget accordingly and hire an agency or individual to do the job. However, sometimes you find at the end that you don’t necessarily get the results you were hoping for.

‘Interact London 2014’ – call for speakers

Published
10th June 2014
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Nomensa
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‘Interact London 2014’ – call for speakers

‘Interact London’ is a brand new, one of a kind event taking place in London at a central location (TBC), 9th and 10th October 2014. We are looking for seasoned UX, Design and IA professionals to be a part of this by conducting innovative and ground-breaking speaker presentations.

The next big thing and its impact on UX

Published
9th June 2014
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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?

Online photography — tips from our user testing

Published
15th May 2014
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Matt French
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Online photography — tips from our user testing

Photography is one of the most powerful ingredients you can use on your website. This article gives some insight into what makes a good picture for user testing and helps you organise your photography content.

In defence of buckets

Published
14th April 2014
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Michael Harris
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In defence of buckets

Scouring through UX blogs on the topic of menus, IA, or navigation you will find the theme of buckets.

A ‘bucket’ is defined as a menu item into which almost anything could fit – they are typically labelled with vague words like ‘Miscellaneous’, ‘Information’, ‘Other’ or ‘Stuff’. These have effectively been crucified as “the ONE thing you must never do”. So at the risk of being virtually crucified, I am here to defend them.

A few thoughts on psychology & UX

Published
2nd April 2014
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Vicky Brown
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A few thoughts on psychology & UX

‘So how does a psychology graduate end up in web design?’ - a question I've been asked many times since landing a job at Nomensa. I want to explain how intrinsically linked psychology and UX design are.