“Information Foraging” is a great UX term to learn because it acknowledges how much our primitive brains influence our behavior with technology. Information Scent: How Users Decide Where to Go Next explains how we can make links better by making their destination clear.
8 Mobile Form Design Guidelines
Everything works differently on mobile, so designers need to make sure any elements of their websites are always optimized for mobile use.
Jeremiah Lam was on fire in February, publishing five great articles on UI design. My favorite was 8 Mobile Form Design Guidelines because I see so many bad mobile forms out there and he provides great suggestions for how to them better.
Which UX Research Methodology Should You Use?
When I first started as a user researcher, I believed there were two types of user research: usability testing and discovery research. They are not the only methodologies a user researcher can use to answer questions.
My favorite thing about Which UX Research Methodology Should You Use? is that it’s based on a mistake. Post-mortems can reveal not only how you could have done things better, but why they went wrong, which is often more instructive.
UX Debt 101
Like technical debt, UX debt will eventually come due.
UX debt is very hard to tackle. UX issues never seem to rise to the level of technical bugs or requested features during roadmap planning. But UX Debt 101 does an excellent job of justifying why paying it down pays off.
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