Articles about Standards & guidelines

Best Practices for Asian Language Site Localization

Localizing your site for Asia may mean a radically different design, brand-new elements, or country-specific SEO. [Read More]

Creating and Implementing a Scorecard System to Increase Organizational User Experience Maturity

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In this article, the author walks through the process they used to build and roll out a user-centric scorecard to help teams increase UX maturity. [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]

US Government UX Work: Challenges, Strategies, and Good News

Despite facing challenges of complexity, size, and limited resources, UX professionals are making great strides and finding more support in the US Federal government. [Read More]

UX for Healthcare: What You Need to Know Before You Start

Designing a medical application means paying special attention to patient privacy, safety concerns, and environment where it will be used, as well as legal regulations. [Read More]

UX Maturity Model: From Usable to Delightful

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The User Experience Maturity Model (UXMM) evaluates experiences from a baseline of usability to a pinnacle of delightfulness. The model and benefits are described along with how to use it to improve a design. [Read More]

Understanding UI Design Guidelines (Book Review)

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A review of Designing with the Mind in Mind by Jeff Johnson. A psychological look at common design problems. [Read More]

Older Users Online: WAI Guidelines Address the Web Experiences of Older Users

A review of research into overlaps between the accessibility needs of older users and people with disabilities showed that WCAG 2.0 meets most of the identified requirements of older web users. The article introduces the WAI-AGE project. [Read More]

The First Issue (Issue 1.1)

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The first issue of User Experience Magazine. The lead article is on strategic usability. [Read More]