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Thoughts, ideas and solutions on UX, web accessibility and design

Our Humanising Technology blog is where we discuss our thoughts, ideas and solutions on experience design and delivery.

  • Monday, April 19, 2021

    Creating human centred experiences through UX design

    Nomensa's head of design, Will Wellesley-Davies recently presented a webinar exploring a future beyond the GOV.UK design system 'Humanising the Design of Local Government’s Digital Services'. In this article, senior content writer Lauren Ellis shares her key takeaways and explains why we should all start thinking more like architects.

    Lauren Ellis
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    Upcoming Webinar: The Content first approach - How to get a competitive edge through great UX

    Join us for the next Nomensa Webinar, hosted by our Principal Content Designer, Steven Shukor. As always, this webinar will be recorded and all those that sign up will receive a recording shortly after the session ends,

    Henry Carroll
  • Friday, March 12, 2021

    How UX is shaping the future of banking

    Will Fintech kill traditional banking? Principal Content designer Steven Shukor and principal UX Designer Matt Hobbs explain how championing user experience can help

    Steven Shukor | Matt Hobbs
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) 2021 as it happened

    We were delighted to host the Bristol edition of World IA Day 2021 centred around the theme 'Curiosity' on Saturday. If you missed it, check out our recap and talk videos.

    Henry Carroll
  • Tuesday, December 8, 2020

    Accessible and user-friendly mega-menus

    Alastair Campbell, our Director of Accessibility, looks at best practice when it comes to making "mega-menus" accessible.

    Alastair Campbell
  • Monday, November 2, 2020

    What is a headless CMS and when should you consider using one?

    Why are headless CMS used? Is a headless CMS right for you and your business? Kurtis Rogers, Front-end Web Developer, answers these questions and more.

    Kurtis Rogers
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    How using search can capture sales and improve UX

    Robin Nash, UX consultant, and Alistair Duggin, Principal Accessibility Consultant, explain how investing in your on-site search functionality can boost your sales and improve your users' experience.

    Alistair Duggin | Robin Nash
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020

    How to transform retail UX with user journeys and personas

    Our Head of Experience Delivery Hannah Tempest explains how the retail sector can capitalise on user journeys and personas to unpick the granularities of customer behaviour and deliver better experiences.

    Hannah Tempest
  • Thursday, September 3, 2020

    The Stoic Designer

    Our next webinar 'The Stoic Designer' with Principal UX Consultant Joe Knowles on 15th September draws on case studies to introduce stoicism as a concept and aims to put personal and professional development into that framework. In this article, he introduces some of the concepts he'll explore in more detail in the webinar.

    Joe Knowles
  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020

    How to build accessible cards–block links

    Joel Strohmeier, Accessibility Consultant, looks at a much-used feature of website interfaces: the 'card' component. He covers what cards are, common accessibility challenges they pose and how to create robust and accessible card components for your website.

    Joel Strohmeier