Activity: Business Model Canvas (BMC)

The Business Model Canvas (BMC) gives you the structure of a business plan without the overhead. It’s a tool which helps you map, discuss and design new business…

Lean UX by Jeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden 2013

This book has become a staple in UX design and is by the same author who wrote Lean Startup. “Lean UX is the practice of bringing the true nature…

What is the minimum level of accessibility we should comply with?

Making websites fully accessible can be time consuming and sometimes impractical, but it’s not optional: Equal access for people with a disability is required by law (under the…

Event Booking UI – Event Cinemas

I recently had the challenge of creating a responsive UI for booking a course. The client wanted to avoid the need for users to select either a date…

Three common oversights in UX design

There are a couple of things I feel commonly get downplayed when I read up on UX methodologies. Define measurable goals. As UX designers, we need to use a…

Reading on the web vs reading on paper

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens by Ferris Jabr. This is a really interesting article about how users read text differently…

On personal preference

Like all forms of design, visual design is about problem solving, not about personal preference or unsupported opinion. Bob Baxley

UX considerations for Intranet design Part I

What makes the UX design process for Intranets different to considerations required for public facing websites? Gathering data Firstly, conducting a survey to get user recommendations for improvement…

The only thing more expensive than writing software is writing bad software Alan Cooper

The only thing more expensive than writing software is writing bad software Alan Cooper

Kahneman’s “Two systems” of the human mind and website user behaviour