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  • May 8, 2015 • Design • Views: 4690

    UX: A New Fad or an Old Heritage?

    “Study the past if you would define the future.” ― Confucius Is User Experience just a fad? As a UX practitioner, naturally I would argue no. But I will back up my argument with a brief history of User Experience Design. Taking a...

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  • March 23, 2015 • Uncategorized, UX Methodology • Views: 3070

    What the #$%@ is UX Design?

    Here is a great little video done by in which they explain not only what UX Design is, but also why you should learn more about it, regardless of your job. Love the animated sketch notes as well!...

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  • March 18, 2015 • Inspiration, Service Design • Views: 5097

    Rethinking the Driving Experience: Mercedes-Benz Concept Car

    When I lived in Indiana, I fell prey to the automotive lifestyle. Maybe it was the lack of sidewalks in the mid west, maybe it was my laziness, but I drove my car everywhere I needed to go. With my derriere regularly planted behind the...

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  • March 15, 2015 • Funny ux • Views: 3401

    Sh!t Interaction Designers Say

    Here is a hilarious little video about the jargon UX designers use, made by a group of designers (I’m assuming). Yes, designers are all guilty of using this lingo. Funnily enough I’d say the test of a true UX designer would be...

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  • March 13, 2015 • Design, Digital, Marketing • Views: 4555

    Generation Z and the Digital world

    Allow me to introduce to you the new generation: Gen Z.   This is generation that was born with an ipad in its hands. They have never known a world without the internet, cellphones or selfies, and are the most diverse and...

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  • February 19, 2015 • Business Strategy • Views: 63637

    BA vs. UX: The Great Debate

      I recently attended the event User Experience & Business Analysis, hosted by UXPA and IIBA. The event was centered on the tensions and cohesions between business analysis and user experience professions. Hosted by UXPA and IIBA,...

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  • January 22, 2015 • Business Strategy, Design • Views: 3664

    UX and the Evolution of Advertising

    Advertising. Many have developed a sort of Love Hate relationship with this word…I know I have. No one likes having their time be robbed by advertisers. It might be hard to believe now, but there was a time when people lived...

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  • January 9, 2015 • Business Strategy, UX Methodology • Views: 9383

    How to Evaluate and Improve your Interface

    Websites and apps all have an interface. This interface is your golden ticket to the front row seat, literally directly facing the user. It is where the user comes to digitally interact with your product or service. Needless to say, that...

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  • December 22, 2014 • Funny ux • Views: 5692

    Ryanair: A User Experience

    The first time I flew RyanAir, I vowed never to fly it again. Alas, with their unbeatable prices and remote “Stockholm” airport located so close to my parents farm, I fell prey to their trap and now use the airline regularly. For years...

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  • December 10, 2014 • UX Methodology • Views: 5283

    What makes a great UX designer?

    I’ve recently noticed a lot of different articles being written about what a UX designer is, and in honor of improving peoples experiences, I thought I’d throw in my two cents as well. Let’s start broad: What is User Experience...

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