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With an abundance of design tools, software packages and applications, it is sometimes difficult the find out what standards are being used in the field of UX. In our attempt to help you out, we write detailed reviews about these applications, list the advantages and disadvantages and explain why you should or shouldn’t use it.

A big part of what I do as a UX Designer is trying to understand the user. What goals do they have in mind? How would they like to achieve those goals? How do they achieve them now and does the feature behave as expected? Understanding your users is key to defining the problem. Only… continue reading

As a designer, you’ve probably already heard of Sketch. Sketch is a design tool for Mac, created by and intended for UX, UI, mobile or web designers. Although the tool has a good amount of features, you can extend its functionality with Sketch plugins and speed up the design workflow. The Sketch plugins Plugins are… continue reading

Investing in the right conversion optimization tool is a big decision. But what is the right tool for your company? 3 things are important: your CRO strategy, your budget and the tool’s feature list. This set of features is an important point because it will enable you to put your CRO strategy into practise. Editorial… continue reading

Wireframing is an essential phase in most projects because it’s a way of translating the previously defined functional requirements into user interfaces. Their low-fidelity aspect is meant to make iterations fast and easy. As a result, wireframes are often used as a way to communicate the User Interface to stakeholders before time is spent creating… continue reading

We have already written some articles about heat map tools, on how to use them in your daily decision making and how to make those maps actionable. Choosing your click heat map tool isn’t easy, but with this month’s sponsor, we try to make that decision a bit easier.   Our sponsor for this month… continue reading

„Understanding your users is the first step towards defining the exact problem. does just that!“
- Paul