October 29th, 2014
Last year, 73% of the UK population accessed the internet every day, according to figures from the ONS, and in our workplaces, more and more time is spent online.
Today’s workers expect full access to online content in order to do their jobs effectively. With the rising influence of millennial employees, an increasing number expect to be able to access social media and other personal content at all times too.
- July 6th, 2017
As an industry, people who develop software and online services have taken great leaps over recent years in developing attractive, usable products. But there can still be a reluctance to test things early and often with users – especially if you’re developing for internal or enterprise users.
- February 27th, 2017
- January 16th, 2017
It’s often said that you can either have security or you can have usability, but you can’t have both. Before I worked for a security company I believed this accepted wisdom without question – security was going to be something frustrating and annoying that would get added to my design at some point.
- December 1st, 2016
Lola Oyelayo was formerly Director of Strategy & User Experience at Head, and a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to see her excellent talk on Wicked Problems at NUX5. I was even luckier to have the opportunity to chat to her the evening before about how designers can tackle complex problems in digital projects.
- August 15th, 2016
All around the world – across industries, technologies, and in organisations of every size — user experience has never been more prominent. There are more people working in the field, more resources dedicated to understanding humans and designing for them, and more focus on how products and services are making people feel.