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Just another UX design process

Good UX should be grounded in good process, driving creative thinking and problem solving throughout a project to ensure the end product has the best chance at success. UX is a constantly changing and evolving profession and we are always… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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