Thursday, 30 April 2015

Usability Ed on hold

As I'm struggling to find the time to post to this blog as frequently as I'd like, I've decided to give it a rest for a while. I'm still reading, thinking, writing and sharing - just not here right now.

Friday, 10 April 2015

Silo-busting, scenario-driven design

Kim Goodwin talked to Jared Spool for the podcast back in August 2014. It was a fantastic, inspiring chat with some great thoughts on approaching design problems in large organisations.

U is for User

I was introduced to an article a week or two ago - "UX is not UI" - which prompted a bit of thinking and a look back at other related articles.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Maturing UX in our organisations - seminar write up

I attended yet another excellent free breakfast briefing put on by Edinburgh consultants, User Vision. This time the topic was the UX maturity of organisations.

Monday, 2 March 2015

Global Service Jam 2015 - my Edinburgh experience

The Global Service Jam took place on the last weekend in February, with Edinburgh consultants Nile kindly hosting a great weekend of collaborating and innovating that I was able to get involved in.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

FAQs - not great for UX, whatever Nielsen says

At the end of last year, Nielsen Norman Group published an article talking up the website FAQ. I usually only post on positives and what I think is good advice, so didn't blog about this as I didn't agree. However, a couple of responses to this contentious article are well worth a read.

Monday, 2 February 2015

The fold still matters, says Nielsen

Jakob Nielsen's company have just released an interesting study on user attention and willingness to scroll. The bottom line: the top of the page is still critically important despite the wide range of browsing devices now in use.

Friday, 30 January 2015

UX Maturity - free breakfast briefing in Edinburgh in February

User Vision are running another of their great, free sessions next month. This time the topic is UX maturity in the organisation.