Resources tagged with ‘ usability ’


Have you ever asked yourself what is UX all about? I have one answer to that – it is about learning from mistakes. You can build a design around the idea of turning bad experiences into good ones. Yeah, we tend to follow the core principles of UX design in every project possible. However, sometimes… continue reading

In this first of a two-part series, Michael Mace of talks about mobile conversion and the most common usability issues seen in mobile commerce. A great article about how to address mobile usability problems based on actual research. If there’s a consensus about anything in the fast-changing mobile market, it’s the idea that mobile… continue reading

Each e-commerce shopper is unique. Some visit with a specific product in mind. Others are deciding what to purchase. Some visit to kill time. Every element of an e-commerce site is important for the site’s success, from product images to descriptions to registration to checkout. But different types of shoppers rely on different elements of… continue reading

Design is already playing a great role in creating digital products, and by design I do not mean hey, this button looks cool and shiny, I mean how stuff works. Of course, pretty websites and apps are better for the end user (thus for the owner), but from what is obvious if you spend some… continue reading

Author Jeff Sauro talks about the relationship between frequency and severity of the problems found while conducting usability tests. Problems can be prioritized by both how many users encountered the problem (frequency) and the impact the problem has on performance or other key metrics (severity). The real question: If you only test with say 5… continue reading

Popular UX books

The UX Book: Process and Guidelines for Ensuring a Quality User Experience - by Pardha S. PylaPopular book
Designing Web Usability - By Jakob Nielsen
Undercover User Experience Design - By Cennydd bowles and James BoxPopular book
The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web and Beyond - By Jesse James Garrett
Simple and Usable Web, Mobile, and Interaction Design - By Giles ColbornePopular book
100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People - By Susan Weinschenk