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Virtual Reality UX Design Considerations

In Usability, UX Design by relding

If we take a look back on last year tech news, it looks like everyone was talking about virtual reality (VR). Some of the tech companies that were just exploring the technology have now started to push aggressively into VR. Other companies quickly followed so we had a chance to watch an NBA game in VR for the first time. …

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Voice Recognition and UX

In Usability, UX Design by relding

For as long as we know it, computers have been an important part of our lives. And all that time we´ve been interacting with them one way or another. Back in the 1950s, this interaction consisted of pressing keys and entering commands into the command line. Before that, commands had to be given to the computer using a punch card …

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Augmented Reality and its implications in UX

In Usability, UX Design by relding

Augmented Reality (AR) is everywhere. Whatever tech blog you open, there will be at least one post about it. As more and more technologies are starting to embrace this growing trend, there is a high degree of chance that AR will grow to much more than it is now. This will only be possible with a deep level of understanding …

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What should be considered before conducting user research?

In Usability, UX Design by Admin

User research is essential to any web design project, as your users should be the focus of your site design. To make sure the UX of your website is spot on and optimised to give you maximum conversions, it’s important you know your users behaviours and goals. User research is part of the initial planning stage, but it also needs …

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UX Masterclass; How to improve your ROI

In Usability by Mark Cox

We have created a brief UX Masterclass which focuses on 20 things that will show you how to improve your return on investment with UX. The UX industry has taken a number of years to grow into something which is widely recognised and businesses now pay great attention to. Without a great user experience customers will not be pleased with …

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Wireframing & Prototyping Techniques

In Usability by Mark Cox

When designing a new website or application you need to show off your concept to different people to gain their insight. These stakeholders are often end users, investors, media, designers and developers who build the technology. When trying to describe a design to someone, words are useful however they can be miscommunicated and limit people’s ability to imagine how your …

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Introduction to UX

In Usability by Mark Cox

Most businesses understand what UX is but do not know how to use it specifically in relation to their own business. Since the beginning of the internet, websites have improved to allow more functionality and faster load times. What was once a static experience is now an interactive one. With customers so used to the internet, having a website which …

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Understanding User Needs with Customer Journey Maps

In Usability by Mark Cox

Understanding the needs and motivations of your customers is crucial in improving your sites user experience. This not only benefits the customer but also your business with an increase in repeat sales. Most websites have a specific feature that they want customers to interact with however, but the question remains, how do you get customers where you want them on …

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Tips for Improving your Website’s Information Architecture

In Usability by Mark Cox

Last month’s newsletter mentioned information architecture but not the ways to improve it. To re-cap Information Architecture is the way in which information environments are designed for online communities and how software is used to support usability and findability. This is an often-overlooked feature even though it affects the way users interact with your site. This blog will cover the …

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Managing Large Content Sites for better User Experience

In Usability by Mark Cox

If your website has a lot of content, it can be difficult to decide how best to present it to your users. Designers of sites like Amazon and GOV.UK have spent years perfecting their user journeys so that content is easily accessible from any page on the site. It is difficult to decide between having information behind multiple organised menus …