What we've been reading
Front End v. Back End Explained by Waiting Tables At A Restaurant
Why Users Make More Errors with Instant Inline Validation
Interesting take on in-line validation.
The Role Of Storyboarding In UX Design
“You cannot understand good design if you do not understand people; design is made for people.” - Dieter Rams
Why Dark UI Patterns are Bad for Business
Some nice examples to give when discussing dark UI patterns.
8 Profitable Pinterest Power Plays
How integrating Pinterest can boost profitability.
UX to LX: The Rise of Learner Experience Design
The groundswell of data and learning technology shows no sign of slowing down...
9 Amazing Benefits of Technology in the Classroom (+18 Best Ways to Incorporate Technology)
Have you ever wondered if technology improves learning?
How To Improve Your Design Process With Data-Based Personas
"The best personas don’t just describe users; they actually help designers predict their behavior."
Multivariate vs. A/B Testing: Incremental vs. Radical Changes
Radical redesigns are best tested using an A/B experiment, while multivariate tests indicate how various UI elements interact with each other and support incremental improvements to a design.
10 Principles for Good UX Design Documentation
A manifesto for UX design deliverables.
Micro-interactions: why, when and how to use them to improve the user experience
"Micro-interactions are events which have one main task - a single purpose - and they’re found all over your device and within apps."
Tools that have interested us
Delivers a level of engagement that makes learners feel like they’re together in the same room, via collaboration and conference tools.
Videos we've been watching
The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti
What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system?
Podcasts we've been listening to
#179 Net Promoter Score with Jared Spool
“NPS is the KFC of satisfaction scores – it’s everywhere and not good for you."