Quantitative Usability in the Corporate World: Data-Driven Design

Summary This review briefly explores how quantitative and qualitative usability methods are leveraged by product managers as data-driven design to develop and deliver memorable user experiences. Quantitative versus Qualitative What is quantitative usability? According to the Nielsen Norman Group, it’s important to note the difference between quantitative and qualitative usability and what is required to …

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Accessibility & Contrast Ratio

Source: https://www.consensusinteractive.com/5-tips-on-web-accessibility-and-ada-compliance/ According to the W3C WAI (Worldwide Web Consortium, Web Accessibility Initiative), Web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them. Web accessibility encompasses all disabilities that affect access to the Web, including: auditory, cognitive, neurological, physical, speech, and visual. The initiative and …

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Enhancing Productivity and ROI for ERP: A Quantitative Usability Evaluation

Figure (1): ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Software System It is widely acknowledged that enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems suffer from complex user interfaces. The complexity of these user interfaces negatively affects the usability of these systems. Current research has shown that a need exists to improve the overall usability of ERP systems. Specific methods and …

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Two ways to measure users’ emotions — survey and testing

  Introduction: I will discuss why users’ emotions matter in designing products and methods to measure and analyze users’ emotions to help achieve a better user experience. The research focuses on the Facial Action Coding System (FACS) and how it can be useful in finding out the insights while the users do the test. Why …

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Metrics for Measuring Mobile User Engagement

Introduction User engagement has been a hot topic for usability researchers looking to “explain how and why applications attract people to use them.” (Sutcliffe, 2010, p.3) Over the course of the years, a variety of techniques have emerged to measure user engagement on the web. Yet with the rise of mobile phones and mobile usage, …

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Virtual Assistants – One of the most important accessibility trends

Virtual Assistants have become part of our everyday life. AI robots like Alexa and Siri are revolutionizing the way we communicate with our smart devices. However, what many might not realize is the impact of this technology when it comes to accessibility. This blog post will provide another perspective to these emerging AI robots. I …

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Ethics and Emotion in Controlled Experiments

Users interest are relentlessly changing all the time and their attention span are as short as they have ever been.  Given this companies are constantly thinking of new ways to maintain engagement with their users.  Sometimes that comes in the form of change with their product and how the user interacts with them.  It’s understood …

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A Brief Introduction to Zeplin and Adobe capture

UIuiAs a UX designer, there are many software or apps to accelerate the work. Zeplin and adobe capture are two useful application for UX designer to enhance their efficiency, containing collaborating with other colleagues and accumulating design material library. Zeplin The final work of a UX design project is high fidelity prototype, and then it normally …

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UX/UI Design for globalization – more than just translation

When you’re designing for international users of web products, internationalization and localization are things you have to consider. With the two together, we can call it web globalization (= internationalization + localization). The first and right instinct is to deal with translation, but it’s more than just using an auto-translator to simply translate the language …

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