A glimpse of the current standing of UXR and strategy on how to stay relevant with the workforce demand. Photo by Unseen Studio on Unsplash “The UX researcher fallacy: ‘My job is to learn about users.’Truth: ‘My job is to help my team learn about users.’”– Caroline Jarrett As 2024 starts, layoffs are still everywhere, specifically in… Continue reading A proposal for modern UX Researchers
Development By Simon Sterne Today WordPress is the web’s favourite CMS (content management system), renowned for its low-entry level and vast array of themes and plugins. WordPress’s open-source nature allows for endless flexibility, catering to diverse needs and technical skills. Unfortunately, 10,950,000 websites are hacked yearly, and 4,708,500 of those belong to small businesses. WordPress’s… Continue reading Rock Solid WordPress Security: Keeping Your Business Safe
The confusing design of Cybertruck’s doors. Tesla Cybertruck The concept of the “Norman door” is a well-known and widely recognized principle among designers. Named after design guru Don Norman, it describes any door that proves confusing or difficult to use, highlighting a common design flaw. In this article, we will discuss the application of the… Continue reading Norman Doors: how do we still get this wrong?
Why weirdness is at the center of belonging, diversity, and innovation In my senior year of college, I took a class about how to prepare for the workplace. The class taught us how to write a resume, what to wear to job interviews, and what companies look for in candidates. It was an easy A.… Continue reading Why weirdness is at the center of belonging, diversity, and innovation.
Are threats to global education driven by AI or human factors? Photo by Andy Kelly on Unsplash As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to gain ground in education, the question arises: is AI the hero we’re looking for, or does it pose a potential threat to the future of learning? It’s a captivating subject, given the paramount importance… Continue reading AI in education: a savior or a threat?
When it comes to group dynamics, there are two key factors that play a crucial role: task-oriented and maintenance-oriented behaviors. As you plan your team’s agenda, consider how these factors influence the dynamics and productivity of the group. midjourney 2023 / prompt: Google calendar full of meetings “Not another meeting…” or “this could have been an email…”… Continue reading I sent an email, but nobody read it. So I sent out an invite.
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Designing engaging and productive gatherings Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash In today’s hybrid work landscape, meetings have become abundant, but unfortunately, many of them still suffer from inefficiency and ineffectiveness. Specifically, meetings aimed at generating ideas to address various challenges related to people, processes, or products encounter recurring issues. The lack… Continue reading Facilitating effective ideation meetings
A guide to conducting card sorting with participants who are visually impaired. Photo by Author; generated using Stable Diffusion. Card Sorting is a UX research method used to understand how users categorize and organize information, which reflects how they expect information and content to be organized on a user interface. In this method, participants are… Continue reading Card sorting with visually impaired participants: how to overcome accessibility barriers
Navigating the role of AI in design discipleship. Designers can learn AI skills and practice similar techniques as UX researchers. Pain is a part of the design process, and designers should choose which pain they are willing to endure to achieve their desired outcomes. And they can learn intangible values from their masters to become… Continue reading Choosing humanity over automation
The way you make me feel — how to set up in-app feedback The success and longevity of an application depend on positive user acceptance. In order to integrate the users’ problems, needs, and expectations, it is necessary to continuously collect and analyze their feedback. From the various possible feedback channels, I have mapped the best practices for… Continue reading The way you make me feel — how to set up in-app feedback
As nationalism divides nations and limits international collaboration, is the future of AI in danger? Artificial intelligence has made tremendous progress in recent years, and much of this progress can be attributed to the open-source software movement. By fostering collaboration and sharing knowledge and resources among developers worldwide, the open-source movement has helped bring together AI… Continue reading Will nationalism end the golden age of global AI collaboration?
Understanding why specific data visualization techniques work better than others may not be so simple. Visual Pattern — Credits: Omar Flores on Unsplash We easily perceive a design that catches our attention, or elements that are out of place, but then we hardly know how to identify and evaluate them accurately, almost as if their effect acts at the… Continue reading Gestalt psicology for dataviz
People who have created WordPress websites know that there are different kinds of pages that you can create in WordPress. WooCommerce follows a somewhat similar structure. There are single product pages like single post pages and then there are archive type pages to show a list of products. The WooCommerce shop page falls in the… Continue reading How to Customize the WooCommerce Shop Page
33 Shares New trendy WordPress Themes for Corporate Business, Blog, Magazine or eCommerce websites. Responsive multi-purpose Best WordPress Themes with modern design single page or multi pages easy to use, lightweight and fast loading, WordPress themes for building website. Highly customizable, simple, feature rich, SEO friendly, fast loading, functional and modern WordPress themes will make your web design look… Continue reading WordPress Themes: 30 New WordPress Themes For Blog / Magazine Websites
As the time passes, the need of computers are increasing everywhere and if when it is about work from home or school/college assignments, the usage of laptops increased rationally after the covid-9 era around the world. But when people are going outside to find the best laptops for home, travel or office, the whole process… Continue reading What are Best Laptops for Home, Travel or Office to Accomplish Your Everyday Activities?
Digital prototyping is a popular activity for creating simple interface mockups. The UI design process starts with an idea, which is then fleshed out into a mockup. But, most of the time, the initial mockup(s) will be styled in low-fidelity wireframes, which are then improved through color and texture. The following mobile apps are perfect… Continue reading 10 Smartphone & Tablet Mobile Apps for Prototyping
29 Shares When it comes to a company’s logo, it is the ultimate symbol that represents a company. Hence, it needs to be just right and perfect. According to studies, more than 65% of the world’s population consists of visual learners, meaning they are more likely to remember the company’s logo rather than the name.… Continue reading 7 Effective Tips To Help Make Your Logo Stand Out
The YouTube creator community has witnessed exceptional growth since the introduction of the video streaming platform. If you are starting your YouTube journey, you need a good companion with a video editor. There are dozens of video editors for the Mac platform. Among them, we have picked up the five best YouTube video editors for… Continue reading Best Video Editors for YouTube Beginners
0 Shares There are thousands of different career options for students, but one of the most popular and fastest-growing is in web design. By mastering technical coding and design skills, students can develop their creativity by making aesthetically pleasing and functional websites. While still in their freshman year of college, students can begin honing their… Continue reading Best Web-Design Tools and Websites for Students
This month, you will either love or hate the featured design trends. The common theme among them is a strong design element that can create distinct emotional connections. They range from interesting monotone color choices to brutalist examples to AI-inspired faces and design elements. Here’s what’s trending in design this month. 1. Interesting Monotone Color… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, July 2021
Video is everywhere online; hosting platforms like YouTube and Vimeo; social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, along with dedicated streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime are all pumping out video content at a ferocious rate. And people are watching. In 2021 people are watching an average of 100 minutes of online… Continue reading Top Video Marketing Trends of 2021 So Far
The digital revolution has produced the largest information explosion known in human history. As modern-day technology is generating data with every digital interaction, utilizing the power of data is no longer just a competitive advantage for businesses but is essential for survival. To leverage the wealth of data, companies are not only rushing to increase the… Continue reading A Short Guide For Modern Business Intelligence
Shape design is not really a new concept. It is a method which uses a shape (or shapes) as the most endearing element in the design, against all other elements which are present. To point it out, it is not just uses standard shapes against a basic background. It is using lines, curves, and symmetry… Continue reading What Is Shape Design? (And How You Can Use It)
March 8, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than to feature the best women web designers of 2021. Let’s face it, the population of women designers in the industry does not compare to the number of men in the profession. However, that does not mean that the excellence of… Continue reading 5 Women Web Designers We Can All Learn From in 2021