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Justin Mifsud
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"Regardless if you’re a fanboy or not, developers will have to address how wearables will interact with parent applications. In fact, there is emerging language tutorials that help to define these interactions on a large scale as well as User Experience guidelines for wearable devices." ‪#‎WearableTech‬ ‪#‎Wearables‬ ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬
Wearable innovation management involves Identifying what fits in a user’s understanding and developing a totally foreign but innovative application for it
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"Personal branding, unfortunately, is one aspect that most businesses tend to overlook. Most of our efforts are focused on ranking high on search engines, lead generation and conversion. All those things are of course essential to online success but personal branding is just as important. If you want your audience to trust you then you must learn the art of getting personal." ‪#‎Branding‬ ‪#‎OnlineMarketing‬ ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬
Personal branding in a website achieves audience trust. This article contains practical guidelines on reflecting your personal brand in your web presence
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Conversion Optimisation is the process of increasing the percentage of people that fulfil an action (or ‘convert’) through a series of marked improvements over a period of time. Are you curious about how it all started? ... then you HAVE to read this ... ‪#‎ConversionOptimisation‬ ‪#‎CRO‬ ‪#‎UX‬
Conversion Optimisation is the process of increasing the percentage of people that fulfill an action (convert) through marked improvements over time
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"many companies are walking completely blind into the hiring process, without any guidelines to help them understand when they have finally encountered a viable candidate for the job" ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬ ‪#‎Recruitment‬
Hiring a UX Designer goes beyond recruiting a skilled individual. At the very bare minimum it requires the recruiting company to understand User Experience
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"Adhering to good practices and monitoring app onboarding screens using visual analytics is the right combination technique that is offering mobile app developers an ideal opportunity to get it right first time." ‪#‎mobile‬ ‪#‎mobileapp‬ ‪#‎onboarding‬ ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬
Mobile app onboarding screens are walkthroughs that introduce users to that app's benefits, what tasks it can achieve and how to use it to achieve them.
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"With the continuous evolution of UX design techniques, the possibilities of what you can do with your design are endless. Even though these trends don’t seem to bring much revolution to the web design arena, they will definitely improve the way a user interacts with the user interface..." ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬ ‪#‎DesignTrends2015‬
A collection of 10 User Experience design trends that one can expect in 2015 including why they will be popular and how they will impact the user experience
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"User Experience does not depend only on how the product is designed. There are other aspects as well that make UX design more challenging. This includes the user and the situation where they use the product..." ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬ ‪#‎Design‬
It is difficult if not impossible to design user experience, yet you can design for it. This involves obtaining a good understanding of UX and your users.
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"A bad user experience can affect mobile sites far more radically than their desktop counterparts. Even simple design elements like poor font choice – merely irritating to desktop users – can render mobile sites completely unusable." ... ‪#‎Usability‬ ‪#‎Mobile‬ ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬
Mobile usability testing can be carried out using screen recording applications and external cameras (fixed or mounted) - each having their pros and cons
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"experience design is all about giving people a reason to smile and making their eyes twinkle. As a result they will return to the service again. From the business perspective – great design should increase the revenue and business effectiveness of our clients. If those two goals are achieved simultaneously, we believe our job is done." ‪#‎experiencedesign‬ ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬ 
Experience design focuses on quality design based on creating a great user experience. From a business perspective, it increases revenue and effectiveness.
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"Common usability improvements such as providing a site map or using clear and consistent navigation mechanisms can improve the browsing experience for all users (including those making use of assistive technology)." ‪#‎accessibility‬ ‪#‎usability‬ ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬
Practical guidelines to assist in the overall improvement of both the accessibility and usability of a website.
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"The screen-size limitation has triggered a number of innovative approaches especially from research institutions aimed towards addressing this challenge. One such recent approach is to optimize hardware that is already in mobile devices having a GSM receiver to interpret primary commands...." ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬ ‪#‎Mobile‬ ‪#‎Gesture‬
With 12 standard gesture commands on desktop and 8 for mobile, gestures solve unique navigational problems for UI irrespective of screen size limitations
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"By taking these checkpoints in consideration, you would be ensuring that the application is set on the right track towards good usability." ... #UX #UserExperience #Testing 
User Interface testing has become an individual core testing process. This article discusses 10 checkpoints that one must keep in mind for basic testing.
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Owner of UsabilityGeek.com
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  • UsabilityGeek (Usability & User Experience Blog)
    Owner & Contributor, 2011 - present
  • Holistic IT Group
    Head of Marketing, 2007 - 2012
  • DotNetMushroom
    Head of Marketing, 2007 - 2012
  • Media Centre
    Senior Sales & Marketing Executive, 2005 - 2007
  • Pater Holdings Company Ltd. (Maltese agents for Fiat, Hyundai and Alfa Romeo)
    Business Development Manager, 2004 - 2005
  • Media Centre
    Senior Sales & Marketing Executive, 2000 - 2004
  • SMS Travel & Tourism
    Marketing Executive, 1998 - 2000
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User Experience Consultant operating from Malta, Europe
Introduction
I am a web usability / user experience (UX) consultant operating from Malta, Europe. I offer specialized consultancy services that include user research, user/task analysis, user interface design, iterative prototyping, heuristic reviews, interface guidelines development, and iterative usability testing.

Being also a Marketing graduate and holding various web marketing roles within a varied portfolio of industries has helped me acquire extensive marketing and client management experience. In addition to this, I have held user interface / UX design roles and am very proficient in hand coding of standards-compliant HTML and CSS. I have also designed and developed a number of web sites as a freelancer and in conjunction with leading web development companies. 

I also run my own Web Site Usability blog - Usability Geek, where I evangelize about the importance of web site usability and provide practical recommendations for the development of usable web sites.

Specialisation: User Experience (UX), Usability, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), User Interface Design (UI), Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Online Marketing, HTML, CSS and Web Design
Education
  • University of Hertfordshire
    MSc HCI (Masters Degree in Human Computer Interaction), 2012 - present
  • University of London
    BSc CIS (Hons) (Bachelor of Science in Computing & Information Systems), 2008 - 2010
  • University of London
    Dip CIS (Diploma in Computing & Information Systems), 2006 - 2008
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
    DipM (Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing), 2001 - 2004
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