https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/tortoise-hare1.jpg 250 525 Chris Gieger https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ux-team-logo.png Chris Gieger2013-09-18 10:37:322020-02-05 17:02:47“Go Slow, To Go Fast” When Designing and Building Software
The concept is simple enough: Take the time to do something right the first time and you will inevitably complete the task faster and better than if you rushed it to “just get it done”.
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It seems almost impossible for most software and website companies to resist the urge to add the kitchen sink of features and functions to their products. To this, I say, "Stop the madness!"
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The Blur Test is an old art school technique used to reveal a design’s focal point and visual hierarchy. Let’s see how Go Daddy holds up to The Blur Test.
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Every once in a while I like to post a funny or odd "User Experience" that we come across...and this one fits that bill.
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Focus Groups and Usability Tests are often mistaken as being the same thing when in reality they really could not be more different.
https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/iphone-droid.jpg 250 525 Chris Gieger https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ux-team-logo.png Chris Gieger2012-01-29 14:57:552018-08-14 16:55:28Why I Chose Droid Vs iPhone
I spent a ridiculous amount of time researching all the pros and cons between the Droid 4 and iPhone 4S and I've concluded that there are simply too many things I would be giving up if I got the iPhone.
https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/roi-ux1.png 250 525 Chris Gieger https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ux-team-logo.png Chris Gieger2011-10-05 12:24:042018-07-25 15:01:31The ROI of User Experience (Video)
This is a great video from Susan Weinschenk (Chief of UX Strategy at HFI), which illustrates what many of us UX professionals preach on a regular basis—the value of User Experience.
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Innovation is defined as "the introduction of something new" and when most people think of Apple, they think of an innovative technology company. I disagree.
https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/interview1.png 250 525 Chris Gieger https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ux-team-logo.png Chris Gieger2011-09-13 14:49:382018-12-19 09:35:05What Not To Say In A UX Design Interview (Vol. 1)
Over the years I've interviewed a lot of talented User Experience Designers and, in doing so, I've also heard a lot of interesting quotes come out of these interviews.
https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/office-phone.jpg 250 525 Chris Gieger https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ux-team-logo.png Chris Gieger2011-09-05 15:57:172018-03-26 14:13:40UX FAIL: Office Phones
Other than your computer, your phone is probably the most used piece of equipment in your office—yet I bet most people don't know how to use 80% of its features.
https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/facebook-comment-buttons-2.jpg 322 525 Chris Gieger https://www.uxteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ux-team-logo.png Chris Gieger2011-08-10 15:43:062021-01-25 09:57:36Facebook Iterates Their Design. So Should You.
I just revisited a tweet I posted 300+ days ago, which points out a design flaws with Facebook's use of redundant comment buttons. They have since removed the buttons.