Monthly Archives: February 2018

Top 10 UX Videos of 2017

By NN/g These are the videos published in 2017 that received the most views from the audience. Each video runs for 2–3 minutes, unless otherwise indicated. Flat Design Decreases User Efficiency Though aesthetically appealing, flat designs often force users to guess which elements are interactive, leading to increased user errors and frustration. Hamburger Menus Hurt […]

9 Advices for New UX Designers

“As UX designers, our job is to create the best possible experiences for our users or customers. … You must deeply understand, respect, and have compassion for [them].” Since I’ve worked as a UX designer for 25 years—mostly within technology companies—I thought it would be helpful to designers who are new to the profession if […]

Invest in Employee Education

An educational program is huge for mid-size startups. First, it is a great way to attract talent. Second, it helps halt employee turnover. Third, hiring new people and ramping them up is expensive. Paying for current employees to hone and grow their skills will save you money in the long run. A common argument I hear is, “But what […]