Design Strategies for Information Dashboards

Feb 16 2015 by Sreeram Sreenivasan | No Comments

An information dashboard is a single-page display that presents key performance indicators in real-time. To make its content easier to read, a modern dashboard will often utilize information graphics such as charts and tables.

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10 Tips for Prototyping Your Designs

Feb 6 2015 by Jerry Cao | 6 Comments

Even though there’s a wide variety of prototyping techniques, they all share plenty of common ground. In this article, I’ve distilled years of prototyping tips and best practices from the best specialists in the field, as well as from our own experiences over at UXPin.

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A Guide to Design Mockup Fidelity

Jan 19 2015 by Jerry Cao | 2 Comments

This is a guest post by Jerry Cao, coauthor of The Guide to Mockups.

In this article, I will discuss the various levels of UI design mockup fidelity to help you choose the best option.

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Improving Web Form Conversion Performance

Nov 3 2014 by Andi Dysart | 1 Comment

Optimizing your web forms for conversion can have a huge impact on the success of your site. Higher form-completion rates translate to improvements in key success indicators like user sign-ups, lead generations, online sales, and so on.

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Poka-Yoke in User Interface Design

Jun 20 2014 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

Poka-yoke is a Japanese term that means "mistake-proofing". It surfaced in the 1960s, and was first applied in the car manufacturing industry. Poka-yoke is credited to industrial engineer Shigeo Shingo.

Shingo sought to solve a problem Toyota was experiencing: Their factory workers regularly made the mistake of forgetting to insert a couple of springs required for properly assembling a switch.

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Ideas to Keep in Mind When Designing User Interfaces

Jun 16 2014 by Nikita Semenov | No Comments

I will talk about a few interaction design concepts and best practices that when applied will result in the creation of great UIs.

What is a good user interface? As you read through the following ideas, you will see two reoccurring themes: Ease of use and simplicity.

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Designing for Your Objectives

Mar 26 2014 by Rachel McCollin | 2 Comments

Whenever I’m working with a new client, the first question I ask them is what they want their website to do for them.

Often, they don’t know. They just think a website is something they should probably have. Because other businesses have them.

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