UX designers will face many challenges in general but they can’t be considered as problems. Each company, working environment, peers, projects, clients, requirements everything will be a challenge and this does not just apply to a designer. Any designation will have challenges in their own realm but the solution lies in the challenge itself. Typical […]
When working with tight deadlines, how can UX designer become more efficient?
Tight timelines are something pretty common when working in the Agile model and also when the project planning is weak. Being efficient and productive is purely dependent on the experience of the designer and also the kind of deliverable which comes in the deadlines. A designer can be efficient irrespective of the deadlines but the […]
How to write a UI specification?
Consider your end-user when you are approaching the UI specification. Agree with your end-user (developers) on the areas of focus, e.g. Visual styles specification vs. functional specification, levels of the details and what are they used to. Understand what is the “core” and what is the “nice to have”. A good way of doing this […]
Defining UX Project Costing, Timelines and Deliverables
The costing and timelines of a UX project can be given typically in many methods. Someone with a project management background will give in more detailed like resource level billing, adding overheads, travel and other costs. This all will be put in the contract of work. Startup design company might cost a project in the […]
Do more features translate to less usability?
In the context of a software product, some businesses might focus on a huge laundry list of features based on customer requirement and they accommodate all in the software. For example, a CRM application like sales force might have started as a small software to generate leads and record it, eventually the customer base will […]
How would you measure ROI in a UX project?
How will one get a return on investment with UX design? what has the design to do with the financial aspects of a product? To answer this we need to first start with business performance and the role of UX in the current business model. If a company has developed a software product which is […]
Colorhunt Review – An Intuitive Colour Inspiration Web Tool
Colors have always stood out as essential ingredients in the design process. And with the unlimited supply of natural alternatives, the process of identifying the perfect color combination for any given design work remains a tall order for many designers and developers. Given the influence any such choices have on the overall product whether it […]
What are the things to know before starting a UX design agency?
Firstly, where do you want to start the agency? There are a lot of things which come into consideration before you start or think of starting a UX Agency. The country and city you live in and the demand for the field in the region are prime factors to lay out a plan. The next […]
How do I define the scope and time frame for UX design?
The scope of work which is termed as SOW in the project management is the list of items which a service provider agrees to work and deliver to the client. This is very important and essential for any project as things will be clear to either side. Now the challenge is to how to define […]
Why is usability important? What problems will come if usability lacks?
Usability is important for the whole purpose of using and human-made object. The ease of use with our without learnability is what we consider as a usable product. Before we take an example of the software product let us just think of some real-world problem. Imagine you bought a bottle of new soft drink and […]