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?
Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “As Elon Musk burns down the Twitter we know, will a drastically different user experience emerge from the ashes?” Redesigning a breaking Twitter →By Maximillian Piras Editor picks Gamification gone wrong →Why apps should stop with the streaks.By Ben Davies-Romano I’m a designer at LinkedIn →Here are 4 tips to… Continue reading Redesigning Twitter, hierarchy strips, Figma personas, AppleJam
Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Any of us could face what our colleagues at Twitter faced yesterday. Some of us already have, and some of us will in the future, especially if you stick around the profession long enough. It’s a good reminder that, whether we realize it or not, we’re in this together. We… Continue reading Twitter layoffs, meeting fatigue, Taylor Swift’s AI, Apple accessibility
On asking the existential questions about a UXR’s purpose, being a thought partner, and bringing questions, not just answers This is the second post in a bi-weekly UXR Q+A series. Submit your questions in the comments, or in this Google form, and it they may be answered in future posts. Follow “Ask a UXR” by subscribing… Continue reading Ask a UXR #2: introducing user research to an organization
Some easy steps to elevate remote working amongst colleagues and teams. I’ve been a product designer for a few years now, working in different countries and environments, with clients in completely different time zones, colleagues in different offices geographically, working remotely due to coronavirus, and of course, worked full time in the office with colleagues. Over… Continue reading Remote friendly or unfriendly?
Investing in the UX skills of a Scrum Team delivers a huge return. Learn how. In this article you will learn: Why enabling Scrum Teams with UX Design capabilities is important. Why introducing UX capabilities to Scrum team is frequently hard. What is the job of an UX Leader in a product development organization. How to use… Continue reading How to increase the UX maturity of Scrum teams
We need to stop designing with blinders and scaling solutions designed for the individual Illustration by Marie Dupuch Betting on convenience to grow e-commerce The number of parcels sent internationally has increased by 4.5 times in the last 6 years, from 43bn in 2014 to 131bn in 2020 (B2B, B2C, C2B). UK deliveries account for 4%… Continue reading Why e-commerce is failing people and the planet
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?
11 Shares For almost a decade now, influencer marketing has been on the rise as more and more social media platforms start utilizing it. Influencer marketing consists of social media personalities, or ‘influencers’ as they call themselves, advertise different products or services on their social media platforms. Basically, this is just a relationship that has… Continue reading Upcoming Trends with Influencer Marketing For Brands
Сustomers consume an insane amount of information every single hour, and it’s getting harder to retain their interest long enough to gain profit. Thus, the content of your online store needs to be qualitative, gripping, and, of course, visual. The thing is that it’s much simpler for a human to process visual data than text.… Continue reading Top Visualization Elements on eCommerce Sites to Skyrocket Sales
When is a web font not a web font? When it’s an email font! In this tutorial I’ll walk you through implementing web fonts into your email campaigns. Web Fonts and Web Safe Fonts Web-safe fonts, like Arial and Trebuchet, Times and Georgia, are installed on most operating systems. As such, these “system fonts” will… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Web Fonts in Email
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “One of the fundamental forces behind my journey is the opportunity to connect and collaborate with other designers. Building relationships is a crucial part of what we do. I’ve always been a people person myself. That’s just part of my nature. I’m a strong believer… Continue reading Type traps, design maxims, new Figma, UI tips collection
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Why would a teacher be interested in Figma? Why would a designer be interested in classroom prep? Join our little Figgy educators group. Currently, I work in the EdTech product design industry (K-12) as an experience designer. I am a former 7th-grade science teacher and am planning to return to… Continue reading Figma for education: Design for learning experiences
16 Shares Whether you call it the first impression of your brand or consider it to be an indispensable asset of your branding elements, your website is the most critical element of your digital strategy. Let’s look at what the data tells us: It takes all of 50 milliseconds for a visitor to form an… Continue reading 10 Great Tips For Redesigning A Website in 2021
[unable to retrieve full-text content] 2020 was a hard year. It drove home something I’ve always known but had been taking for granted: good UX Design relies on an environment, process and team that support good UX Design. If the environment, process and team aren’t quite in place, I would argue that it’s the job… Continue reading The role of the UX designer in an Agile product team
Looking for the best new CMS plugins to take your website to the next level? Well look no further. In this post, we’ll cover a list of the best new CMS plugins for December 2020. This article will include useful plugins for WordPress, Shopify, Craft, and Joomla. Let’s get started… WordPress OptiPic images optimization OptiPic… Continue reading Top New CMS Plugins, December 2020
Jumpstart your next design project or speed up a workflow with some of these new tools and resources. With so many new tools being developed all the time, you are almost certain to find something that can help you with projects. Here’s what new for designers this month. Everypixel Patterns Everypixel Patterns solves a common… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, December 2020
There are many Android and iOS app are out there, but getting by free and good ones is not that easy. That is why we have selected seven best free apps for Android and best free apps for iOS. All apps are highly rated and different in genre like educational, fitness, and productivity etc. Previously,… Continue reading 7 Best Free Apps for Android and iOS
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sign up page for the Atlassian Research Group My first UX Research role was at a small digital agency, where the discipline was still new. Sales teams would frequently sell clients research, without fully budgeting in participant recruitment. Shoestring budgets meant I often had to find my participants using creative, scrappy… Continue reading Lessons from setting up an internal research participant panel at Atlassian
If you find it difficult to find inspiration or want to learn something new, improve your already acquired skills, share your achievements or sell your own masterpieces, we suggest you to get acquainted with the 10 most interesting sites for typical creative personalities. Finding inspiration is not easy. But the good news is that the… Continue reading Top-10 Websites With Interesting Design to Take Inspiration From
My name is Suzanne Scacca and I am a tool snob. Before I became a writer, and before I entered the world of marketing and web design, I was a long-time project manager. And although I could’ve stepped into any of my project management jobs and simply executed the tasks employers asked of me, I… Continue reading Creative Essentials: Professional Tools That Make My Work Better
Any brand that doesn’t have a specific, comprehensive digital marketing plan is truly missing out on game-changing opportunities. As of 2019, digital marketing is raking in revenue for thousands of brands all over the globe, and this trend is only set to move upward. The quickly changing trends of digital marketing are both a pro… Continue reading The Age of Digital – 7 Trends That Will Shape Digital Marketing in 2019
How would you like to design, build, and publish responsive websites without writing a single line of code? Learn how to do it in our new short course, Introduction to Studio 2.0. What You’ll Learn Studio offers a very well-thought-out visual editor that helps you design websites quickly and easily, and in this course, Adi Purdila… Continue reading New Course: Introduction to Studio 2.0
Today, the entire world has undoubtedly gone mobile as more people access data and information via digital devices, tablets and smartphones. Apps are commonplace for shopping, connecting with people, navigation and managing data. In fact, mobile apps are today more interactive, attractive and easy to integrate with various smartphone features. The current apps trend is… Continue reading 4 Strategies to Ensuring the Success of Your Mobile App