Best Practices

O’Reilly 2016 Design Salary Survey

January 18, 2016

The results of the O’Reilly 2016 Design Salary Survey are in and the findings may surprise you. O’Reilly Media conducted an anonymous salary and skills survey of.

What Makes Great UX: 5 Years of Insights from the UX Awards

December 14, 2015

General Assembly will be hosting a talk about what makes great UX featuring Beverly May, Executive Director of the UX Awards, and three special guests:.

The UX of Tomorrow: Designing for the Unknown

June 17, 2015

MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC hosted The UX of Tomorrow: Designing for the Unknown on June 4th at Shutterstock featuring Beverly May, Ryan Gossen, Jay Vidyarthi, and Jeff Feddersen..

Born Hackers: Designing for the Next Generation

May 19, 2015

Millennial’s are today’s future.  When Todd Lefelt, the Managing Director of UX at Huge designs for millennials, the generation emblematic of mass digital behavior; he.

UX Spotlight: The Newport Folk Festival App

May 19, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized CANTINA with BRONZE PRIZE for MOST AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE for THE NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL APP. Cantina creates an app that educates the user before the.

UX Spotlight: The New VW.com

May 19, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized DEUTSCH INC with GOLD PRIZE for BEST BRAND EXPERIENCE for THE NEW VW.COM. Deutsch Inc. creates the first inventory-led automaker website that matches shoppers.

The UX of Tomorrow: Designing for the Unknown

May 14, 2015

MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC Presents: The UX of Tomorrow: Designing for the Unknown on June 4th at Shutterstock featuring Beverly May, Ryan Gossen, Jay Vidyarthi, and.

UX Spotlight: Material Design

May 12, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized GOOGLE INC with GOLD PRIZE for BEST CONTRIBUTION TO UX for MATERIAL DESIGN. Google Design creates an approach to cross-product, cross-platform design using.

UX Spotlight: Maveze

May 10, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized UXVision with the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD for MAVEZE. UXVision creates a complete redesign of the leading Tel-Avivian blog called maVeze aimed for Generation.

UX Spotlight: Best Cultural Experience

May 8, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized Cogapp with SILVER PRIZE for BEST CULTURAL EXPERIENCE for QATAR MUSEUMS’ WEBSITE. Cogapp designs Qatar Museums’ website: A contemporary approach to traditional Middle-Eastern culture..

UX Spotlight: Project Drive.SAP

April 11, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized SAP IRELAND LTD with PEOPLE’S CHOICE HONORABLE MENTION for PROJECT DRIVE.SAP. A tool that allows you to get feedback about applications as.

UX Spotlight: 10,000ft

April 5, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized MARTIJN VAN TILBURG with HONORABLE MENTION for 10,000FT. A design-driven planning solution to better manage your business, teams and projects..

6 Must-See Inspirational Innovators Who Spoke at SXSW 2015

March 31, 2015

This year’s SXSW Interactive Festival featured five sessions by some of my favorite motivational technologists and entrepreneurs who I was particularly excited about listening to.

UX Spotlight: Method Money

March 25, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized METHOD with a BRONZE PRIZE for BEST THEORETICAL EXPLORATION for METHOD MONEY. Method has launched an exploratory research project on the.

UX Spotlight: Best Next-Generation Experience

March 17, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized INTERAXON INC with a SILVER PRIZE for BEST NEXT-GENERATION EXPERIENCE for MUSE: THE BRAIN SENSING HEADBAND. A comprehensive human-centered design strategy leads to.

UX Spotlight: Kennedy and Oswald

March 10, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized MULLEN & MARK BOROYAN with HONORABLE MENTION for KENNEDY AND OSWALD. KennedyandOswald.com was the interactive companion site for National Geographic Channel’s.

UX Spotlight: Most Persuasive Use of Data

March 2, 2015

The 2013 UX Awards prized EFFECTIVEUI with a BRONZE PRIZE for MOST PERSUASIVE USE OF DATA for WATER FOR PEOPLE – RE-IMAGINE REPORTING PLATFORM. Water For People.

UX Spotlight: Best Enterprise Experience

February 25, 2015

The 2014 UX Awards prized SAP LABS LLC with a GOLD PRIZE for BEST ENTERPRISE EXPERIENCE for SAP CONSUMER INSIGHT 365. SAP Consumer Insight 365 helps market.

UX Spotlight: Best Accessibility Innovation

February 17, 2015

The 2013 UX Awards prized VIRGINIA TECH with a SILVER PRIZE for BEST ACCESSIBILITY INNOVATION for ACTIV. When given the prompt: create a universal design.

4 Market Intelligence & Analysis Tools for Mobile Apps

February 11, 2015

New apps flood the stores every day, climb the top app charts, and change the way users interact with their devices.  Monitoring the app marketplace.

6 Most Recognized UX + CX Testing & Feedback Tools

February 2, 2015

6 Most Recognized UX + CX Testing & Feedback Tools To UX and CX professionals; it’s common knowledge: Before releasing any website, app, or device;.

How to Create an Award-Winning UX Designer Portfolio for Hire

January 26, 2015

Your portfolio is home to the collection of designed past experiences that have oohed and awed clients, contest judges, and users.  You’ve celebrated those successes.

All-inclusive Billion Dollar UX

November 19, 2014

Executive Director of the UX Awards, Beverly May, would like to thank MIT Enterprise Forum for hosting her as the Panel Moderator during the Billion-Dollar UX.

What makes start-ups hot and worth billions? User-friendly experiences

October 6, 2014

The best advice entrepreneurs can take away from the MIT Enterprise Forum event, Billion-Dollar UX, is that paying attention to consumers’ experiences with products and.

UX IRL: Syncing the Online and Offline Experience

June 24, 2014

The web is making the physical “real world” smaller by replacing in-person human communication with online interactions, but that doesn’t equate to the best user.

Maintaining Momentum Through Efficient Mobile Design

June 16, 2014

When using mobile websites and apps, users want to continue moving forward through the webpage in an efficient manner that allows them to reach their.

Case Studies on UX and Human-Centered Products

June 2, 2014

As UX professionals, we all struggle with how to represent and describe our work to potential clients, hiring managers and others. For many UX roles.

Do’s and Don’ts of Using Light Typefaces

April 14, 2014

Looking to spice up plain text while maintaining readability on your user interface?  UX Movement published a few tips for designers who desire more creative.

IxD Interaction Design Checklist

April 7, 2014

Myplanet Digital authors Aaron Legaspi and Amit Jakhu created a wonderful interaction design checklist that designers and developers can use to evaluate the usability of.

4 Simple UX Best Practices for Scrolling Websites

March 31, 2014

There is nothing more frustrating to users than spending a lot of time trying to look for certain information on a website and then getting.