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2017
10/Oct

The Future of Findability

October 10, 2017

It seems like we’re on the cusp of doing amazing things with chatbots and data mining, which can augment manual information architecture work and result in a better user experience overall. Automated information processing can help us identify search patterns and recommend information structures, to improve the findability of content.

How AI + UX = Better Findability

Let’s say you have a service that includes a search component.

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2017
16/Sep

Enterprise UX

September 16, 2017

Think about all the frustrating products you’ve used at work. Expense reporting apps. Outdated CRM systems. Database management tools. In the world of B2B products, UX has historically been an afterthought.

But the status quo is changing. Enterprise UX — which refers to the design of business products — is in the middle of a renaissance.

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2017
26/Jul

Understanding How Users Scan Content

July 26, 2017

Reading online is a little different than the way you read textbooks high school and college.  Today, when people find content on the web they are interested in, they scan it first.  Users have grown accustomed to quickly moving through information, only stopping at the parts that are important to them.  Eye tracking studies have shown online readers scan information in the shape of the letter “F”. 

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2017
29/Jun

The Most Hated Online Advertising Techniques

June 29, 2017

A survey was conducted with 452 adult respondents from the United States who were not employed in an IT- or marketing-related industry. In this survey, participants were shown 23 wireframes corresponding to different types of advertisements and rated how much they disliked them on a scale of 1 to 7.

Wireframes were presented for both desktop and mobile variants of the same ad,

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2017
21/May

UX Cheat Sheet

May 21, 2017

User-experience research methods are great at producing data and insights, while ongoing activities help get the right things done. Alongside R&D, ongoing UX activities can make everyone’s efforts more effective and valuable. At every stage in the design process, different UX methods can keep product-development efforts on the right track, in agreement with true user needs and not imaginary ones.

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2017
06/Apr

A Crash Course in Personal Development

April 6, 2017

Personal development is an ongoing process that can benefit you in so many ways. It can help you better understand yourself, your job, your goals and give you a roadmap to accomplishing them. We all know someone who has spent thousands of dollars on personal development, mentors, life coaches, and events. It almost gives personal development a bad rap because,

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2017
09/Mar

How To Export Your LinkedIn Contacts and Other Data

March 9, 2017

LinkedIn has quickly become the leading site for sales, networking, lead generation, and recruitment. It’s a powerhouse in the business world, and as industry professionals, we know how important it is to foster great relationships and open your company up to new opportunities. LinkedIn does just that, it connects you to people you know,

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2017
31/Jan

Live Video Streaming – Best Practices

January 31, 2017

Live video streaming is booming across all social media platforms. Whether for business or personal, live streaming can help get you noticed in all the right ways. Here are my tips for beginners!

First and foremost don’t be afraid! For people who are camera shy, live streaming can be a daunting idea. I get it,

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2017
10/Jan

Elevate Your Personal Brand in the New Year

January 10, 2017

January is the time when everyone stops to think about the thing they want to improve most in their life over the course of the next year. A lot of people will search for self-improvement by signing up with a gym, signing up for classes or trying a new sport. With all these self-improvement goals shouldn’t your personal brand be one of them?

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2016
20/Dec

Understanding the Millennial Movement

December 20, 2016

It’s no surprise that marketers around the U.S. are struggling to captivate the attention of today’s millennial market. As a 26-year-old millennial, I am here to demystify my generation by giving you a few tips and tricks to infiltrate our market.

Social Change Movement As a millennial, I grew up during a huge social change movement.

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