Here are some interesting finds on UI/UX for the week!
UX Methods to use for Short Time Frame and Few Users. This interesting article showcases solutions for scenarios where there’s limitations of time and of testing groups to validate solutions for product design. Highlight of the article includes:
“Concept testing allows users to provide feedback for your suggested solutions. In cases where you don’t have any access to your actual users, grab someone who’s as close as possible to the user’s profile. If you can, grab another team member (ideally UX or Product Manager) to view the session, so you can eliminates your own bias.”
The Effects of Bad Web Design. Article that showcases the issues that occur from a poorly constructed web presence. From performance issues, through content management, this article details issues and suggests solutions to deal with these challenges. Highlight:
“Content that is both high quality and useful is one of the most important driving factors for both SEO and boosting conversion rates. A company blog that creates actionable content is a must, both for solidifying your reputation and securing your place on the coveted first page of search engine results pages (SERPs).”
Designing Voice Experiences. Fantastic article showcasing the process by which one can tackle the challenge of designing a voice driven experience (and interface). Highlight:
“Designing a good voice user experience is a five-step process that should take place before starting development. Though jumping straight into development might be tempting, the time spent getting the design right is time well spent.”