Christopher Ratcliff

Posts by Christopher Ratcliff

A directory of UX/UI design Slack groups

A directory of UX/UI design Slack groups

Hi reader, I’m going to take a wild stab in the dark and predict that there are two things you...

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Highlights from our AMA with Hugo Froes, UX designer and co-creator of UX Discuss

Last week on our UX community Slack channel, we hosted a live AMA with Hugo Froes, UX designer/strategist and UX evangelist....

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What are mental models and why are they important in UX design?

Our UX Researcher George Kalyvas gets his head around the complex, intangible world of mental models. In this deep dive...

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Join our Slack UX group – win a UX Starter Kit every week in October!

**PLEASE NOTE: competition is now closed** It’s competition time! And I’ve already used 2 of the 3 exclamation marks I’m...

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A brief survival guide to being a ‘UX team of one’

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing the life of the lonesome UXer. While everyone else in your organisation is happily...

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How to avoid bias in user testing

Before we get into the whole ‘bias’ thing, let’s just try and figure out the difference between fact, opinion and...

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What are the UX implications of on-demand healthcare?

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing on-demand healthcare. What are the implications of of having real-time data on your health,...

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UX guide to newsletter sign-up forms

Email rules. In digital marketing we’ve gone through the long-drawn out cycle of everyone thinking email marketing is terrific, to...

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A user friendly dictionary of UX terms, phrases and abbreviations

In the week that Samuel Johnson, the 18th century lexicographer who wrote the English language’s most comprehensive dictionary, celebrates his...

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How to design the same product for two different personas

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing a common concern of many businesses: how do you develop the same product for...