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alistapart.com

Usability Testing for Voice Content

Many of us are turning to voice assistants in these times, whether for comfort, recreation, or staying informed.

maze.design

How to create a remote usability test for fast, actionable insights

For UX designers and product managers, usability testing is a vital-and exciting-part of the product creation process.

userinterviews.com

The User Researcher's Guide to GDPR

Don't panic. GDPR may seem too big to tackle, but we've boiled it down to the 4 most important principles for design research.

medium.com

Role of Proximity in Product Interaction Design (IxD)

Let's learn how proximity can be used to increase usability and create more delightful human-product experiences.

uxdesign.cc

The league of evil designers

"So, you want to join the league of evil designers? Come in, sit down. Is the chair uncomfortable? Good. Let's go through your application."

nngroup.com

Tools for Unmoderated Usability Testing

These days, we're spoiled for choice when it comes to remote user research.

nngroup.com

Popups: 10 Problematic Trends and Alternatives

From conducting decades of user research, we know that people dislike popups and modals.

blog.maze.design

8 tips for writing great usability tasks

Whether you're new usability testing or want to improve your know-how, we want to share with you our best tips for creating usability tasks.

invisionapp.com

Design Maturity Model by InVision: The New Design Frontier Report

A 100+ page report from InVision that gives companies (and designers) insights into hiring trends in our industry.

get.conversionxl.com

Free Course: Intro to Data-Driven UX & UsabilitySponsored

Learn the proper methodology - a data-driven UX framework - that will help you improve your website for users. Get 10 Video Lessons.

uxstudioteam.com

Your Ultimate Guide To Successful Usability Testing

A super-detailed guide on all the nuances of usability testing.

uxstudioteam.com

A UX Guide To The Child's Mind

“Designing a good children’s app is more than just dumbing down adult concepts.”

uxplanet.org

Pen Tool… to use or not to use?

My findings from a usability study I did on the Pen Tool available in Figma & Sketch along with some recommendations for a better design pen tool.

toptal.com

Icon Usability and Design Best Practices

The ultimate aim of icon design is to enhance the user experience. How can UI designers ensure that the icons they make will be understood?

whimsical.co

Why We Optimized Left-Handed Shortcuts in Whimsical Wireframes

Tiny details that we optimized in Whimsical Wireframes in an effort to create the fastest wireframing app ever.

uxdesign.cc

Improving Medium's reading list: a UX case study

A concept to better organize & utilize your reading list.

uxstudioteam.com

How To Hold Better Meetings With The Help Of Graphic Facilitation

Graphic facilitation during meetings or workshops helps a group memorize the takeaways better, and make the sessions more exciting.

blog.usejournal.com

Net Promoter Score Considered Harmful

In the last 6 weeks, have you referred us to a friend or colleague? This is the exact question Netflix asked its customers during its early years.

usabilitygeek.com

UX Case Study: HBO GO App

The small screen is slowly surrendering its audience to an even smaller one: mobile devices.

drikerf.com

Friendly Design: Making Products User-Friendly

Usability lessons learned the hard way when building a SaaS product.