Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Growth hacks or so-called psychology tricks have a negative reputation. and it’s not a surprise. Think about the last time you stumbled upon such a “smart” hack — maybe when you were trying to unsubscribe from newsletters you didn’t mean to sign up for, or when booking a low-cost flight became… Continue reading Ethical growth, AI authors, the mind of a type designer, UX research emails
In 2019, I wrote an article titled What I learned as a Product Designer over the last 6 years — a snapshot of my journey with points I deemed relevant to any upcoming designers interested in the field of UX or Product Design. Little did I know that the following years would bring an abundance of experiences,… Continue reading 5 things I learned as a product designer: a 10-year journey at Amazon, Walmart and startups
First steps of strategic product research at Glovo by UXR & Data ✏️ Illustrations credits to Ivan Mesaroš / Available on Blush From Spotify, all the way to Microsoft, Booking.com and many more, the leveraging of multidisciplinary teams to conduct product research seems THE WAY to achieve more actionable, comprehensive insights providing a higher likelihood of making… Continue reading How to kick off strategic research if you are NOT Spotify?
[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
Michal Langmajer Follow May 12 · 3 min read Some time ago, I saw this beautiful inspirational image on Twitter that told inexperienced entrepreneurs and product managers how they should approach the development of their products. It had hundreds of retweets and likes yet there is something fundamentally wrong with it. To be honest with… Continue reading What’s not an MVP
Are you looking to make your product successful right from its early days? Consider developing an MVP then. The design and launch of an MVP often do not require serious investments. However, even at this stage, you may face a few challenges. What type of an MVP do you need? How much time and money… Continue reading What Kind of MVP Do I Need?
A few days ago was my 2 year anniversary at StatMuse (visit us) and subsequently also my 2 year anniversary as a UX/UI Designer! Although I am happy that we’ve shipped multiple responsive websites, a brand new iOS app, and a some platform bots, I do recognize that I’ve made a whole bunch of mistakes… Continue reading Shhh… a UX designer’s mistakes
Ancient Districts iOS App Project Brief I was asked to do a 1-week design challenge to create a mobile app that allows users such as tourists, school kids, parents etc., to view historical sites around Dubai and learn more about them. Although it was a challenge to work on this project while working full-time and with… Continue reading Ancient Districts: 1-Week UX Design Challenge
There are times when dealing with customers may seem like a maze you can’t solve. The only way out is to have reliable CRM solution. However, you might find it tricky to select what the market now has to offer. This is where you can start planning to build your CRM software; no kidding. Starting… Continue reading How to Build a CRM Software from the Ground Up
Piroll is a PSD design template by Svetlana, UI designer from New York, that you can use for building your own agency or personal portfolio. This template has a minimal and modern look and provides great flexibility: that makes it suitable for designers, photographers, web agencies and studios, freelancers and so on. In the download… Continue reading Piroll: A design template for agency/personal portfolio
Posted · Category: Information Everyday, startups and enterprises alike find themselves asking the question: Should we build a mobile app? In 2017, for most, the answer is certainly “Yes we should, but… (insert seemingly insurmountable challenge associated with mobile development here).” The most common challenges include: 1. It’s too expensive2. It requires expert level coding… Continue reading Mobile App Development 2.0: Build Data-Driven Native Apps On-The-Fly
Dropsource is a brand new mobile application development platform that was built with the developer’s needs in mind. What does this mean exactly? It means that its sole purpose is to make a developer’s job easier and to make building a data-driven native mobile app as simple as drag and drop. Dropsource comes equipped with… Continue reading Visually Build Native Apps Right In Your Browser With Dropsource
We explored the concepts of the Model View Presenter pattern in the first part of this series and we implemented our own version of the pattern in the second part. It’s now time to dig a little deeper. In this tutorial, we focus on the following topics: setting up the test environment and writing unit tests for the… Continue reading Testing and Dependency Injection With Model View Presenter on Android
In the previous tutorial, we talked about the Model View Presenter pattern, how it is applied on Android, and what its most important advantages are. In this tutorial, we explore the Model View Presenter pattern in more detail by implementing it in an Android application. In this tutorial: we build a simple application using the MVP… Continue reading How to Adopt Model View Presenter on Android