Small batch release cycles are good for UX & business.

The small batch method refers to the lean manufacturing concept of doing things in small batches. Taking the time to do things one by one instead of creating a huge batch of one thing, a huge batch of the next… Continue Reading →

Going viral!

In order for something to go viral is must have a ‘viral coefficient’ of more than one. This is to say that, for example, every user shares a certain video with more than 1 friend. This doesn’t mean that everyone… Continue Reading →

The 5 whys

Getting to the root cause of the issue. When a project runs into a problem, generally we assess the issue, patch it up and keep moving. This is fine until it happens again, and again. Without digging down to the root… Continue Reading →

InVision Overlay Background Color Hack

Super quick tip on how to change the color of your background when using the Overlay option in InVision. InVision will just take an average color from the corners of your document and set the background color to that. So… Continue Reading →

We really need to do something about that UX vs Design photo.

I have no idea how many times I have been tagged in this image (or similar) with my friends saying “Amirite?!?!”. The thing is, this is actually an explanation for exactly what bad UX is. The dirt path is just… Continue Reading →

Using validated learning to build awesome products.

I read something the other day that has really stuck with me, an analogy given by Eric Ries in his book The Lean Startup. To summarize, companies usually want to plan everything before they get started. Lots of planning meetings, documents… Continue Reading →

Adobe XD – Bridging the design/prototype workflow gap.

Note: This article is similar to an earlier post I made, but I wanted to look at it again since the app is now more refined and focus more on speed of workflow. You can see the original post here…. Continue Reading →

Cheap UX research!

UX doesn’t have to be expensive. There are so many ways to find out what you need to know with out having to fork out big amounts of money. 1. The coffee shop. Go down to your local coffee shop and… Continue Reading →

Focused Experience Design. Work smarter, not harder.

It’s the age old ‘quality over quantity’ debate. Why not just work on the things that have potential rather than wasting time on concepts that are going no where fast? By focusing your UX approach and making good decisions on… Continue Reading →

Adobe X D review (Part 2)

This is the second part of a post I started a few weeks ago with the intention of comparing Sketch + InVision with Adobe Experience Design’s workflow. See part 1 here. I have spent the last week or so giving… Continue Reading →

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