Report: User Experience and Usability in Complex Systems

User Experience and Usability in Complex Systems Final Report 1/2015 FIMECC (Finnish Metals and Engineering Competence Cluster) November 2015, 225 pages Five years ago, some of Finland’s metals and engineering industry companies were looking...

Designing for More Meaningful Conversations

As a college student, I’m a part of many groups on campus, like my dance team, project group, or my freshman year crew. I use GroupMe to communicate with my...

Silicon Bohemian [Si][Bx] Manifesto Version 1.0 – UX Collective

Results over Location. Results over Title. Results over Hours.What is ? Silicon Bohemian is an evolving idea of what manifesting ideas into reality can be. It is applicable on both...

The one thing to make your (UX) research good – UX Collective

Research is complex and can be overwhelming. It’s very easy to lose your head and “forget” what it is that you are actually researching. Getting your participants to tell you...

Design in Agile – Prototypr

Having worked on various agile projects for clients in different industries from healthcare industries, public services (follow GDS process), to Fintech and retailing industries. I’m writing this article to share...

How to avoid design by committee – UX Collective

It’s a familiar scenario; a high profile piece of work with multiple stakeholders involved needs to fulfill everyone’s expectations. With many opinions, objectives and often, shifting deadlines, how can your...

How to survive, succeed, or simply maintain your humanity as a UX team of...

1. You cannot convince them, but you have to show them the way.If you find yourself trying to prove that your stakeholders are wrong and that you “the white knight of...

atomic design’s forgotten neutron – UX Collective

Effortless user experience depends on three things working together: content, design, and tech. Removing any of these will significantly hamper your digital product.It’s natural that over time, design leaders have...

Invest in UX writers to elevate your brand – UX Collective

Sometimes being a UX copywriter is a lonely place.Fighting for a ‘place at the table’, and constantly battling for the content to be seen as a vital asset can be exhausting.I...

What do all the best product managers have in common?

The Best Product Managers …Successful product managers can manage a roadmap, define requirements, and dance their way through any kind of customer conversation. The best product managers use a few ethereal — almost...

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Why you should validate your UX proposals against data sources

User eXperience (UX) mock-ups are wisely used to drive the complex process of defining what a software product will do, from the perspective...

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