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Cataloging the art and science of user experience design
December 2015
Value vs. Feasibility in usability debt

Title: How to Effectively Address the Usability Debt Within Your Product Context: Never put off until tomorrow any usability debt you can clear off your backlog today. Synopsis: There are lies, damn lies, and the promise we make to ourselves

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Usage vs. Features graph

Title: Before You Plan Your Product Roadmap Context: Some of your users may use some of your features some of the time but if none of your users are using all of your features any of the time, you’ve got

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Everyone is a UX designer

Title: The state of UX in 2015 / 2016 Context: UX Design: What happened in 2015 and what will happen in 2016. Just in case you weren’t paying attention and aren’t omniscient. Synopsis: Ah, the holiday season. Winding up the

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The user is drunk

Title: 10 Things I Learned About UX By Being Drunk Context: If you think your product might be hard to use when sober, imagine trying to do it while drunk. Synopsis: User experience design can be a sobering activity. Trying

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You would be more inclined to give feedback if great feedback were rewarded with...

Title: Why You Don’t Give Feedback Context: Want to hear what your users think about your product? Good luck with that. Synopsis: The squeaky wheel gets the grease. This old chestnut regarding the palliative effects of voicing one’s opinion about

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