Just because you walk by a hot dog stand, doesn’t mean you’re craving a hot dog. This example illustrates how location-based advertising is not enough.
Guest Post Here are the five most important metrics you need to focus on to improve and maintain healthy engagement.
Guest Post For developers, this annual Mecca event sets the agenda for the next several months, and it’s safe to say we’ll all be busy again innovating for the Apple ecosystem.
Two ex-Foursquare designers secure a first round of funding for their ‘smart’ and ‘beautiful’ calendar app that focuses on user experience.
Nurses and doctors are consumers too. They experience consumer technology in their personal lives and are starting to demand it within the hospital walls.
Facebook’s coming video ads will be disruptive, interrupt people, and run the risk of Facebook becoming the very social network it supplanted, according to at least one online advertising executive.
Guest Post It’s easiest if you consider the four types of testing — unit, functional, data, and user experience — as building blocks that can be put together to create more comprehensive testing.
2013 is the year where most everyone you know not only owns a smartphone, but actually starts using it to a fuller extent.
Guest Post Here are some tools and techniques you can use to flush out problems in your mobile app design.
Guest Post With all the money and effort being poured into mobile right now, why is engagement so low? Mobile developers keep on making the same mistakes.
Guest Post Security remains a staple for these modern IT directors, but the steady flow of employees’ new technologies has changed their thinking to include user experience.
Guest Post Last week, I had an experience at a large national electronics chain that brought home how far the big box retailers are falling behind their online competitors.
Guest Post Designer? Check. CTO? Check. Engineering VP? Check. So whose job is it to make sure the experience flow is smooth, magical, and consistent?
Guest Post I started my user experience education in a very different way than most.
I’m guessing most of us didn’t have a clue what that was yesterday, but most of us have encountered it and wondered about it in Apple products.
Who cares about good design or bad design, Ben Huh of the wildly successful Cheezburger network of comedy sites said today at GROW 2012. According to Huh, you don’t need great design to have a successful design. “We have one of the worst-looking sites on the planet,” Huh admitted.
Yesterday, Skype updated its Mac client, adding group screen sharing, video calls with mobile users, and significantly altering the user interface. That is not the story. Rather, the story is why the company changed, and how the update is largely focused on placating angry Apple users.
Guest Post Whether you design software or physical products, the role of the designer is the same: to build a bridge between the user’s intent and the actual outcome of that intent.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUdHGrPEXA8&w=560&h=341] Chuck Longanecker of Digital Telepathy is one of our go-to experts when it comes to design and user experience, and today, we invited him into the VentureBeat studio to talk about how web design is evolving.
Scott Croyle only just took over as the new design head at mobile device company HTC, but the former vice president of design already has big plans.
Guest Post User experience (UX) is a rapidly growing profession that’s attracting high caliber talent from all areas of design, development and marketing. Over the past 16 months, creative recruiting company Onward Search collected data on job listings and noticed a 338 percent increase in postings for user experience professionals. Onward Search commissioned my company, NowSourcing, to take that data and create this graphic.
Zurb, a consulting firm that helps other companies build and design better websites, launched a new web application today called Verify that helps determine what users remember most about a website.
Nokia’s management house cleaning continues with its announcement today that Chairman Jorma Ollila (pictured right) will be stepping down in 2012, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Much awaited by many, Twitter released its official iPad app some hours ago. And it’s something of a gem — if you think you know what Twitter apps on touch screen devices feel like, you’re going to be in for of a treat. You can downloaded the app from Apple’s app store today for free.
One of the most glaring omissions from Apple’s upcoming iOS 4 mobile operating system is an improved notification system. While the iPhone will finally be getting multitasking, along with a wealth of other features, it’s still encumbered with an annoying pop-up notification system that never fails to disrupt your work flow.