When I talked about UX

UX research doesn’t have to take ages

November 10, 2017 11:43 am
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Often, it can seem like the process to validate a hypothesis within your UX research can take a while. The back and forth of a project management system, discussion with client, sign off, research implementation, produce results. However, if we work quickly and take advantage of available resources within our... View Article

Semiotic context: the value of images

January 19, 2017 10:03 am
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So, got an email from an account handler regarding a piece of web design I’m working on. One component of the page has a proposed dynamically animated graphic. This widget would pull back data from an API and display available collection locations on a total-per-country basis and look a little like... View Article

Marketing online: Get to the Point

January 10, 2017 2:38 pm
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Marketing on the web is so different from marketing online. Not just in terms of how you work with the formats, but also how you talk to a user. Offline, the leaning is to tend towards the brand TOV and messaging may amble, take a left turn or otherwise just... View Article

Is this good?

October 27, 2016 1:19 pm
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Would I use this? Would other people use this? Would I and most other people use it more than once? Ask yourself those three questions with every project. If you can honestly answer yes to all three you could be onto a real winner. If you can honestly answer yes to... View Article

How i fixed the worst remote in the world

October 26, 2016 1:17 pm
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This posts discusses the process I used on a recent app build project I was working on. My hope is by laying out this journey, it will help someone, somewhere, at some point with their planning and delivery of an app. As this article is quite long, you may want to... View Article

Carousels, what about using them on mobile?

September 28, 2016 10:47 am
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Occasionally I get asked questions over email by colleagues. If I go mental with an in-depth answer I like to post them here. Mostly, in case they are useful for me later on. If you find something useful here as well, that’s great. I did something useful. Today we are... View Article

My Process Building An App

September 17, 2016 6:00 pm
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This post details the full UX process I took for a recent app build project I was working on. My hope is by laying out this journey, it will help someone, somewhere, at some point with their planning and delivery of an app. As this article is quite long, you... View Article

Is autoplaying video Dark UX?

August 26, 2016 12:41 pm
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Betteridges Law of Headlines provides the succinct answer to this article title. The Next Web has once again said something weird. This time on the subject of autoplaying video; see here: The thing is… nobody asked for autoplay video. It’s a dark user pattern and it’s not something people ever desired or wanted – it only... View Article

Do I prefer qualitive or quantative data?

July 4, 2016 5:38 pm
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Talk about questions no one’s ever asked, here’s my thought on my own unasked question and do you know what? As a personal preference I prefer quantative data for my UX work. You can have as many focus groups as you like and I still won’t get the pure answer... View Article

The Acronym UX

June 19, 2016 1:20 am
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UX has become something of a buzzword in the creative industries. A nebulous term that the uninformed sales person may use seemingly interchangably. Now I may just be a lowly Human mouse cursor operator but here are a couple of the things I’ve learnt along the way about what this crazy... View Article