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Top 10 Skills That Separate Real UX Designers from Wannabes

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With the flood of ill-trained people claiming to be user experience (UX) designers, how do you know if you are hiring a UX snake oil salesman or a true UX expert? The best UX experts in the world all share these characteristics and abilities. Many ill-trained people claim to be user experience (UX) designers. But here's how to figure out if you're hiring a snake oil salesman or a true expert. 0 Comments

Task Analysis: The Key UX Design Step Everyone Skips

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Task analysis is a step-by-step analysis of the users' task, from their perspective. Taking this approach to user research and task analysis will help you discover unmet opportunities to leapfrog your competition and dominate your market. Task analysis is a step-by-step analysis of the users' task, from their perspective. Taking this approach to user research and task analysis will help you discover unmet opportunities to leapfrog your competition and dominate your market. 0 Comments

Responsive Design vs. Task-Oriented UX Design

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Many sites and apps fail miserably because they don't consider the task environment or device usage models. Read this before you jump on the responsive design bandwagon to make sure you're taking the right approach for your site. Many sites and apps fail miserably because they don't consider the task environment or device usage models. Read this before you jump on the responsive design bandwagon to make sure you're taking the right approach for your site. 0 Comments

A Simple Test to Guide Every UX Design Decision

Does the Darn Thing Work

During the design process, the tendency is to add more features, controls, or content than users actually need to successfully complete their task. But every new element doubles the potential for error. Here's how to eliminate unnecessary elements. During the design process, the tendency is to add more features, controls, or content than users actually need to successfully complete their task. But every new element doubles the potential for error. Here's how to eliminate unnecessary elements. 0 Comments