Scaling an effective enterprise UX team?

Bart Jawien of AVOCA Ventures traces back his user experience fascination to robotics building complex lego structures at an early age. As the Founder, Projects Partner and UX Lead at AVOCA, Bart’s team has worked on a range of enterprise UX use cases. Most of them involve mobile solutions, but AVOCA doesn’t start with selling apps. We start with

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Work backwards and disrupt your UX Design process

As found in a recent Progress Telerik survey of 3,000 developers and managers, many look at user experience (UX) as the most important element to consider when developing mobile apps of any type–whether they are external-facing or used for business-critical functions. Forty-four percent of those surveyed indicated UX as the most important part of the

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UX design trends Retailers MUST know

Focusing on your eCommerce website’s usability always adds a competitive advantage. Consumers today prefer the sites that provide the best shopping experience. According to a report published by Bigcommerce, the global B2C ecommerce market is likely to hit record growth with the revenue of almost US$2-trillion in 2015. With a market that offers such huge

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How Amsterdam uses User Experience to build the city of the future

Amsterdam is experiencing a population boom due to its draw as a progressive and central urban hub in the European knowledge economy. According to the Amsterdam City Council, as many as 150,000 inhabitants are expected to migrate into the city between now and 2040. This can place great burdens on a city—economically, physically and socially—if

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Bible when it comes to UX Mobile DONT’S

With a lot of information out there about all of the things you can be doing to make a user’s journey better, what about the things that you really should be avoiding? Below are the top five things NOT to do when it comes to UX on mobile: 1. Treat your mobile and desktop sites

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What do UX designers earn?

The interest in User Experience Design has sparked, and is growing so rapidly that now industries such as Travel and Hospitality are jumping on board. It’s a very exciting time for the UX Community, and it’s also an industry with fairly lucrative earning potential. We’re often asked how much do Australian UX Designers earn? So thought

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CommBank UX hiring frenzy

CommBank has an enormous team of 75 UX designers working on the bank’s websites, wealth management tools, NetBank service and apps. This is a much bigger team than many large digital companies, and an investment that shows how highly the bank rates the imperative for technology supremacy in Australia’s financial services sector. User experience designers

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Writing the perfect UX UI portfolio

For UX and UI designers, your website is more than just descriptions of your work — it is your work. In a lot of cases, the site alone may determine whether or not you get hired, so do everything you can to make it perfect. Source: Julien Renvoyé Working for the wireframing/prototyping app UXPin, we

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The Difference Between UI and UX

According to the user-experience research firm Nielsen-Norman Group: “In order to achieve high-quality user experience … there must be a seamless merging of the services of multiple disciplines, including engineering, marketing, graphical and industrial design, and interface design.” UX is not UI, it’s like an unwritten law. When you read about a website’s usability, you

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