UX

UX Meet Up at SXSW

May 6, 2014

The UX Meetup was an opportunity for all types of User Experience pros to get together for an informal, relaxing meet -and- greet at SXSW.

How to Create Award-Winning UX Portfolios and Case Studies

May 6, 2014

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

NYC- Great UX Case Studies for Hiring, Portfolios & The UX Awards

May 6, 2014

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

2014 UX Awards Submissions Now Open

May 1, 2014

The UX Awards opens to submissions on May 1st and closes June 25th – Submit Now! A UX Awards entry should highlight the user experience.

UX Awards Announces 2014 Prizes, Judges & Sponsors

April 30, 2014

The 4th Annual UXies are the top global awards for digital experience. The UXies inspire all technologists to create elegant, human-centered products that solve real.

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.

WEB METRICS: A PRIMER FOR UX PROS

March 17, 2014

A powerful but often-ignored gold mine of UX analysis, concepting, evaluation and persuasion exists that even many senior UX practitioners have willfully ignored for their.

Designing User Interfaces for Your Mother

February 19, 2014

Companies redesign and update their websites hoping to create a more desirable user experience, but these changes can often make some loyal users frustrated.  Tony.

Three Steps for Improving Mobile UX

February 11, 2014

Today, there are many device classes on the market, so it is crucial that you do separate UX testing on desktop, mobile, and tablet and.

Oxford Tech + UX’s UX Meet Up is a featured "Staff Pick" for SXSW

January 31, 2014

Oxford Tech + UX’s session is honored to be one of the top 5 recommended events for web design at SXSW. The 2014 SXSW Interactive.

Off-Site UX: Making Content Distribution Work for You

January 27, 2014

Users often view website content though other distribution channels like social media, feed readers and search results, which increases your content exposure.  When developing and.

100 Visual Definitions of User Experience

January 6, 2014

WHAT IS USER EXPERIENCE? Hienadź Drahun, the Senior Interaction Designer at Perceptive Software, made a presentation with 100 visual definitions of UX that students, researchers, designers and.

Oxford Tech + UX to host official UX Meet Up on March 8 at SXSW 2014

December 14, 2013

Beverly has been selected to host and lead the UX Meet Up for the second year in a row at SXSW 2014! This is the.

5 Copywriting Tips That Can Dramatically Improve Your UX

December 10, 2013

Martin Stellar, the owner of Single Malt Copy, published an article in UX Matters that provides five helpful tips to UX Designers that will improve.

DAA Keynote by Oxford Tech + UX’s founder on 99 Amazing Big Data Experiences

December 6, 2013

Beverly gave the closing keynote at this year’s New York City Digital Analytics Association’s symposium, which was themed to cut Big Data down to size..

An E-Commerce Study: Guidelines For Better Navigation And Categories

November 19, 2013

The Baymard Institute conducted a usability research study on the product-finding experience of 19 major retailer’s websites including Amazon, Best Buy, Blue Nile, Chemist Direct,.

Flat vs. Deep Website Hierarchies

November 11, 2013

Flat vs. Deep Website Hierarchies The way information is organized on your website affects the user’s ability to navigate through the pages.  Websites are most.

NYCCHI Presents: UX for IoT – an Agency Showcase

November 8, 2013

NYCCHI Presents: UX for IoT – an Agency Showcase Oxford Tech + UX’s founder, Beverly May, will host UX for IoT on November 25, 2013.

Five Principles of Writing for Users

November 4, 2013

Five Principles of Writing for Users UX, or digital writing, ratifies why users need a technical product by modeling the product, structuring how it can.

How to Learn Tons from Your Competition with User Testing

October 28, 2013

How to Learn Tons from Your Competition with User Testing The best way to maximize the usability of your website is by testing your competitor’s.

Why UX Needs Numbers

October 21, 2013

Why UX Needs Numbers Over time, the UX discipline has placed more emphasis on qualitative insights and design forgetting about the importance and value of.

A Five-Step Process For Conducting User Research

September 30, 2013

A Five-Step Process For Conducting User Research User research is the key to creating websites, products, and services with user friendly designs for your customers.

The Internet of Things and the Mythical Smart Fridge

September 23, 2013

The Internet of Things and the Mythical Smart Fridge With a new technological revolution emerging, product designers are one step closer to creating the fantasied.

How to Create an Enterprise UI Toolkit

September 12, 2013

How to Create an Enterprise UI Toolkit Enterprise UI toolkits are mini-applications, a living library of the patterns, visual standards, and interaction behaviors that serve.

How to Unlock User Research

June 10, 2013

How to Unlock User Research Some companies overlook user research due to compressed timelines or budgets. According to Jordan Julien’s post on Hostile Sheep, user.

Common Misconceptions About Touchscreens

June 7, 2013

Common Misconceptions About Touchscreens Touchscreen devices have been around for decades. At this point, many designers and developers believe they know everything there is to.

The Ultimate Usability Checklist

May 28, 2013

The Ultimate Usability Checklist Have you ever tried to create or search for a list of all the possible usability problems that you should check.

25 Best Examples of Flat UI Design Websites

May 25, 2013

25 Best Examples of Flat UI Design Websites May 25, 2013 There’s been a lot of talk in the UX community about Flat Design, which.