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?
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UX Mastery: Beyond the Buzzwords
Demand for UX services is currently high, as reflected in the huge number of openings for UX professionals within the job market. However, when demand outstrips supply, how do you find the people who have truly mastered UX? As demand rises, prices tend to increase to reflect the increased demand. This can mean that higher prices don’t necessarily reflect higher quality. So, how do you spot quality?
Show Me the Money: Making Digital Tangible
Three years ago, I was asked a simple question by one of the Executive Directors at a leading UK Financial Services brand: “How can we make digital, tangible?” - If I had a time machine, I would love to be able to go back to that moment in 2013 when I was asked the original question and respond as I have in this article.
UX Design is not a Desk Job
Aled, one of our Senior UX Consultants spent a day riding in an ambulance as part of a UK-wide service UX design project. Here are his thoughts.
Pop in to Nomensa’s One-Day UX Surgery on Thursday 12 May
In celebration of Digital Bristol Week, we are opening the doors of our Bristol office on the afternoon of Thursday 12 May for a special one-off UX surgery, open to all.
What is a UX Strategy, and why do I need one?
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.
UX Conference: Collaborate Bristol 2015 - Jazzing up your collaboration
On 13 November, 200 of the finest digital minds in the South West descended on Bristol's iconic Arnolfini for a day of talks delivered by some of the leading minds from the UK and USA's creative industries. As a relatively new employee here at Nomensa and someone who is always eager to further my knowledge, I went along to see what all the fuss was about...
Design Principles at the Cinema: a UX Consultant's tale
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.