Things we've been reading
How we made our website offline first
Providing a general good user experience on any speed (even offline).
10 Key takeaways from Museums and the Web 2017
Some great insights including accessibility which is said to be a challenge for most museums still.
Significance of UX in Present Day SEO
SEO undoubtedly helps you get traffic but what turns then and leads them to conversions is UX.
Going Colorblind: An Experiment in Empathy and Accessibility
By using empathy, we not only create better designs but we expand ourselves and become better designers.
The Power of AI and Automated Retail Banking
Article includes the quote that "the underwriting will get faster — to the point that you’ll be able to provide some info from your mobile phone and qualify for a substantial business loan within hours".
How to Write Killer Copy That Improves Your Design Systems
Writing notes in design systems is as important as the visuals themselves. And it’s not hard.
Smart Cities Are Going to Be a Security Nightmare
Smart cities can increase productivity and efficiencies for citizens, but they have a serious problem when security is underestimated.
The UX Mistakes That Cost Companies Millions
Brilliant examples here including Icons8 which lost almost half of their users with a Minimalist Redesign.
Why App Marketing Is a Game of Inches
Great advice including the "focus on the many smaller improvements that will bring high-value users back and engaging regularly with your app".
Empathy is a muscle. Let's use it.
Ultimate goal of a UX Expert is to make people feel heard and understood.
Creating and Maintaining the Marvel Style Guide in Sketch
Key message is to "remove everything unnecessary and updating what we use the most as we go along".
Tools that have interested us
Share, review and sign-off design & video work.
Videos that have interested us
FM DevCon 16 / Design: User Experience vs. Usability
Do your custom apps meet the UI standards of the most popular apps out on the market?
Podcasts we've listened to
Professor Angela Sasse on Human-Centered Security
Discussion about stopping the scapegoating of users as the primary reason for not achieving security nirvana.