Tag Archives: user experience

UX of Software Things

If you’re part of a team that build software products, you’ve probably heard about UX before and you know it’s kind of important. But often in stand-up’s, I hear developers say: “the work I’m doing at the moment doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Usefulness of Useful

The biggest challenge in designing a great product is figuring out what the core features are that will fulfil the users’ needs. Not only should the product fulfil those needs, but also deliver it in a way that is easy to understand and pleasant to use.

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Does User Experience Design Exist?

I stumbled across a post this morning (from back in 2008 by Zurb) titled “User Experience Design Does Not Exist“.  It caught my eye, because this is something that has crept back in my mind (again and again) – and … Continue reading

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Prototyping the MVP

There’s something that’s been bothering me for quite some time in how digital products are being made today. Far too often I see great engineering behind products, but with poor execution of how it works within the lives of people. … Continue reading

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Stop making bland things

Download or view on SpeakerDeck Here are my slides from my talk at UX South Africa 2014.

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Taking Your Dev Team On The UX Journey

Last week I gave a talk at the SAUX Cape Town meet-up at 22Seven’s vintage theatre, sponsored by Flow, 22Seven and BSG. The evening was something out of a fantasy: from a popcorn machine that greeted you at the door … Continue reading

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I Love UX Design. What is a UX Designer?

If you are new to ux design or simply want to understand the world of a ux designer a little better, this awesome two-part video gives a high level view of what a ux designer does. The videos were created by Viran … Continue reading

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