Microsoft’s Radical Bet on a New Type of Design Thinking

by Cliff Kuang

By studying underserved communities, the tech giant hopes to improve the user experience for everyone.

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“To build machines that better adapt to humans, there needs to be a more robust process for watching how humans adapt to each other, and to their world.”

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UX Inspiration: Why Does Color Matter?

by , Vice President of User Experience and Chief Design Officer at SAP Ariba

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Colors affect us in countless ways—mentally and physically, consciously and subconsciously. Psychologists have suggested that color impression can account for 60% of the acceptance or rejection of a product or service. Good color choices should never be neglected. A bad color combination can have the same negative effect as poor copy and slow load times.

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A Field Guide to Your Career in UX

by Lisa O’Malley

I created a handy little guide for Intuit’s UX Community to answer the question: “What do UX professionals need to do their best work?”

It may be pocket-sized, but it packs a big punch for anyone who claims UX in their job title. Inside you’ll find lots of handy tips on how to turn up your awesomeness, including:

  • Nailing the interview and portfolio review.
  • Assessing your strengths and identify areas of improvement.
  • Surefire ways to stay inspired.
  • Tips on building a killer UX team.

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Why You Need Two Types of Content Strategist

by Ann Rockley

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Recently I was asked: “How do you define an exceptional content experience?” My response was “I don’t deal with front-end experience. I make the content sing and dance by managing it behind the scenes. A front-end strategist tells me what’s needed, and I develop the back-end strategy to support those needs.”

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