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Both the disciplines of Agile software development and UX share the common drives of increasing performance and productivity. However, harnessing the power of both elements simultaneously can sometimes represent a challenge.
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Enterprise UX expert Jose Coronado knows about UX done right. He's also seen his share of UX mistakes. In this piece, we share his insights on both.
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The 5 defining features of minimalist interfaces are: flat design, limited color schemes, few UI elements, use of negative space, and dramatic typography.
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We take a look at some amazing designs that you can add to your forms, email subscription, sign-up box that will make yo…
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UXPA's User Experience magazine: covering the broad field of user experience.
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All of the UX STRAT Europe presentations will be uploaded to Slideshare. The following presentations were in Batch 1: 1) Andreas Hauser, “Convincing IT and Business to Value Design”. URL: http://www.slideshare.net/UXSTRAT/convincing-it-and-business-to-value-design ...
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Every organization has its own goals, processes, techniques, and teams—each with special characteristics. They are all important to consider when incorporating user experience, but it's also crucial to gauge the maturity level of an organization. Last year my company, Keikendo, presented a model ...
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Lean UX has been debated and discussed in a variety of forums. Some have seen it as a condemnation of extensive documentation while others have said it's a rebranding of techniques they've been practicing for years. In this excerpt from Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User ...
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Most companies would claim to design products and services that are simple to use. But when you ask customers to actually use these products and services, they often find them far from simple. Why is there a disconnect between what organisations think of as 'simple' and what users actually experience?
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"Summary: Many of today’s most popular design trends are influenced by minimalism. This web design movement began in the early 2000s, but borrows its philosophy from earlier movements in the fields of fine art and human–computer interaction."
Many popular web-design trends originate in minimalism, a movement that aims to reduce information overload by presenting content in its simplest form.
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  • Elsevier
    UCD Manager, 2000 - present
  • LexisNexis
    UX Specialist, 1996 - 2000
  • IBM
    Software Engineer, 1995 - 1996
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  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Human Factors, 1992 - 1995
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Computer Science, 1988 - 1992
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