Emerging technologies and trends in UX design, and their future prospects

A plethora of everyday objects powered by internet connectivity are rapidly becoming a larger part of society as each day goes by (Forbes Technology Council, 2016). With this emergence of the next generation of internet-connected devices, terms like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), as well as wearables, have once again risen to the surface, and are… Continue reading Emerging technologies and trends in UX design, and their future prospects

The role of eye tracking, analytics, and statistical analysis in UX design

There are a large variety of techniques that can be employed when conducting research or an evaluation for a user experience (UX) project - This blog post aims to describe some of the more advanced techniques that are commonly used, and what the role and usefulness of each technique has on UX design. The proceeding… Continue reading The role of eye tracking, analytics, and statistical analysis in UX design

The importance of UX strategy in business and engineering

As far back as 1973, Thomas J. Watson Jr. had been known to say that "good design is good business" (IBM, n.d.). In more recent years, due to both the success of Apple and increasing quality expectations, there has been a massive investment in design from many of the larger technology companies, such as Google,… Continue reading The importance of UX strategy in business and engineering

Integrating UX design methodologies into software projects

There are a number of practical issues that can arise when a team is challenged with integrating user experience (UX) design methodologies into the software development process. Problems can arise due to a number of different factors: How the team is located and structured The diversity of the skill set available How the process is… Continue reading Integrating UX design methodologies into software projects