Big Data UX: Research Opportunity and Ethical Challenge

As UX professionals we need to serve as gatekeepers to properly handle ethical challenges when using videos of users’ participation within large sample new research tools. [Read More]

Remote Design Teams: How to Use Cloud-Based Tools to Collaborate

With the right strategies and tools, distributed design teams can maintain effective communication and creative collaboration. [Read More]

Remote Friendly User Experience: How to Keep and Hire Top Talent

How remote friendly companies can attract top UX talent by breaking location barriers and increasing productivity and work/life balance. [Read More]

Navigating the Cloud: A Usability Framework

As usage of cloud-based applications grows, usability professionals must define a framework that incorporates user needs into the cloud implementation process. [Read More]

What should UXers know about Digital and Marketing Asset Management? (Book Review)

“Digital and Marketing Asset Management” includes an overview of relevant technology and how it fits into digital marketing organizations. The book also includes tips for making a business case for DAM and how to evaluate related vendors. Learning about DAM will be useful to UX professionals who find themselves working alongside digital marketers or in digital marketing organizations. [Read More]

Connected Medical Devices: Using Data to Drive Design Decisions

Usage data that is collected and analyzed from smart medical devices has the potential to change how these devices are designed, resulting in safer and more effective devices. [Read More]

Navigating the Internet of Things: Can I Trust My Car?

As technology becomes more embedded in our lives, we increasingly inhabit a world where the boundaries are invisible, with complex webs of trust. [Read More]

Big Behavioral Data: The Key to Eliminating User Frustration

Big data can provide behavioral patterns from thousands of people. These patterns can be searched and indexed and used to identify usability issues and eliminate user frustration. [Read More]

Thinking Outside the Browse and Search Box: Big Data as a Complement to Navigation Design

Use big data and analytics to enhance traditional static navigation and intelligently anticipate the type of content that your users are trying to reach. [Read More]

Software Usability: A Sarcastic Guide

Is software really designed to torment the human species? An examination of the evidence and 13 anti-usability principles. [Read More]

Cultivating Collaboration with Structured Negotiation (Book Review)

A review of Structured Negotiation by Lainey Feingold. An approach to resolving disputes based on collaboration rather than conflict. [Read More]

Rubes Cartoon: Department of Psychology

Find more of Leigh Rubin’s cartoon humor and  and even book Leigh as a speaker at your next event at rubescartoons.com/events.html (c) 2016, Leigh Rubin, Syndicated Cartoonist [Read More]

Capturing the Vibe of a Neighborhood: Exploring Through Geotagged Tweets

Using tweets to understand what a geographical neighborhood is like shows both the promise and some of the limitations of big data analysis. [Read More]