Articles about Interface design

Nielsen’s Heuristic Evaluation: Limitations in Principles and Practice

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Nielsen's heuristic evaluation is one of the standard usability assessment tools outside of actual testing, but it has failed to adapt to the changing ecosystem of design. [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]

Regaining Trust: What to Do AFTER a Security Breach

Handling a security breach has UX implications. Three case studies of how Home Depot, Wendy’s, and Omni Hotels responded to such incidents show how to maintain and regain customer trust after a breach. [Read More]

Nonprofit Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Websites: Designing for Effectiveness

When you design a website for a fundraising event, there are many roles to consider, each with different needs. Untangling the relationships and roles is the critical first step. [Read More]

The New Voice of YOU: Communicating Through the Digital Interface

Understanding our user's needs, inspiring positivity, being forgiving, respectful, and even humorous can help provide users with a more effective and satisfying interaction. [Read More]

The Classy Classic: Designing the User Interface (Book Review)

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This updated edition of a text about designing user-interfaces is testament to the evolution of these and other related topics the past two decades. [Read More]