Why You’ll Never Know When You’re Working with a Great UI

You’ve probably never noticed the really great UIs you’ve worked with or the fabulous UXs they were part of. Why? Because the only reason you’d notice a UI is when something has gone horribly wrong. In fact, you’re already working with a bunch of really great UIs that do your bidding without you doing anything, let alone […]
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Leveraging Scenarios (Why Apps Fail Before They Even Get Started)

The financial planning site/application Wesabe failed because they didn’t understand how to use scenarios effectively. You can avoid that mistake by realizing that UX scenarios are about life, not about optimizing the human/computer interface. Wesabe was a financial management website/application that didn’t succeed. Instead, it lost out to Mint (which, by the way, was eventually bought […]
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Charts are Bad — Less UI, More UX

In my work as a decision science oriented software developer, I often explain to my clients that what they really want is a big green button that, when pressed, gives them the answer to the question they are currently wrestling with—a Magic 8-Ball that dispenses specific, data-driven advice. The challenge is, how close I can […]
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Ensuring Your Site Makes Sense to Your Users

There’s a simple four step process you can follow to make sure that your users can find their way to what they want in your site. How simple is it? Just let your users tell you how to organize your site’s pages. Ed Krol, author of “The Hitchhikers Guide to the Internet,” described the Internet as “a library where all […]
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Navigating User Interfaces: What Works for Disney World Can Work For You

You can learn a lot from how Disney World guides its visitors to the sights those visitors want to see. And, when it comes to finding your way around, Disney World is probably a lot more complicated than any website you’ll ever build. Visitors come to Disney World to see the “sights” (the rides, shows, […]
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