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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 design tools, list the advantages and disadvantages and explain why you should or shouldn’t use it.

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. Meet… 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

It is a little hard to define exactly what the responsibilities of a UX Designer are in full. The title alone is nonspecific and each organisation will usually assign the term to a professional that works in a particular way. Overall, and thinking about my experience as a consultant and as a UX designer, I… continue reading