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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...

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Is simplicity the best way to ensure usability? If we strip everything down to the bare essentials, what do we lose in the process?

It can often seem like there’s a straight line between simplicity and usability. Improving usability and user experience involves working...

Four psychology principles every UX designer should know

There’s a darn good reason that there are so many PSYCHOLOGY+UX articles floating around. User experience design has its conceptual...

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How to design websites for blind and partially sighted people A comprehensive guide to improving accessibility for people with visual impairments

As of 2014, there are around 360,000 people registered as blind or partially sighted in the UK. But these are...

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UX Disciplines: Should UXers be expected to perform research and design (or even code?) [a #uxchat roundup] Should UXers broaden their skill sets or specialise? [a #uxchat roundup]

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed UX disciplines. Many good points were raised, mulled over, and then picked apart, particularly with the question about whether UXers should be expected to perform both research and design (and code, even.) Here are the talking points:

Embedding Ethics into Design [a #uxchat roundup] Discussing timing, team involvement and ideal flow for spotting ethical dilemmas with Hila Yonatan

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed embedding ethics into the design process. Here’s the roundup of last week’s discussion on Twitter....

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Enemies of UX and how to kill them: #4 Website redesign

Bio A website redesign is the solution to every problem… or is that the problem to every solution? Are conversions...

UX in Fintech: The design and UX of financial systems [a #uxchat roundup] UX in Fintech [a #uxchat roundup] with Franco Scaramuzza

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed the user experience in FinTech. Are the designs and UX of financial systems different? What challenges do designers face when working with sensitive data? What UX or design trends in FinTech do you see — or want to see?

Making UX work: How do you know if you’re doing UX “right”? [a #uxchat roundup] Making UX work [a #uxchat roundup] with Jonas Downey

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed how to make UX work. How does UX fit into your design process? How can you turn research results into actionable product/design decisions? How do you know if you're doing it "right"?

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Have you ever applied game theory or its aspects to UX design? [a #uxchat roundup] Games that facilitate the UX process [a #uxchat roundup] with Aleksandra Melnikova

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed the application of game theory or its aspects to UX design. How did that...