interview

UX new frontiers

One small step for a UX designer, one giant leap for UX design Jeremy Thomson, former lead UX designer at EA Sports, on moving his career from Canada to Japan

In many ways, leaving a job at a world-renowned gaming company – a job which you love – to start...

Rokker Business Design Lenses

Business design thinking is the concept businesses need (but haven’t heard of) Andy Rogers, founder of Rokker, on how “business design” perfects user experience

You know when a company makes noise about becoming “user-centred”, or “customer-focussed”, or “digital-first…” or any other nice-sounding, double-barrelled aspiration?...

The future of UX

Where Will UX Be in Five Years? A Q&A with Jakob Nielsen

  UX has come a long way in the past five years, with companies becoming increasingly user-centric. But where will...

Decrepit Room

Jonathan Shariat on the tragic impact of bad UX design A talk with Jonathan Shariat, a Silicon-Valley based director of product & design

Most conversations about the value of user experience (UX) are in relation to what we can get from it: Supercharge...

Is UX Testing Still Relevant?

Is UX Still Relevant? A Q&A with Jakob Nielsen

Website analytics such as A/B testing and data mining tools are becoming more widespread, allowing companies to gain ever-deeper insights into their users...

Team Meeting

What’s the Best Way to Manage Lean UX? A Q&A with Jakob Nielsen

  Getting members of your team involved in the design process in a Lean UX environment can be extremely valuable… and potentially...

Awkward Watering Can

Why Are Badly-Designed Products Successful? A Q&A with Jakob Nielsen

  We’ve all come across it in our everyday lives—products that are seemingly popular in spite of their terrible UX. So: if badly-designed...

Frustrated UXer

How to Prioritise Your UX Projects: A Q&A with Jakob Nielsen

  Many UXers face the challenge of addressing multiple usability issues across different areas of a business. With so many variables in play—the needs of your users,...

Cassette

How UXers Can Win In The “Legacy” Corporate World: A Q&A with Jakob Nielsen

Here’s Jakob Nielsen’s take on UX in corporates that have legacy systems and attitudes. It’s taken from my recent Q&A,...