Category: User Experience Design

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Evolution of Windows Explorer

Nice post of Steven Sinofsky on MSDN blogs about the history and future of Windows Explorer. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2011/08/29/improvements-in-windows-explorer.aspx (edit 31-08-2011) And Martin Tirion of Microsoft Netherlands wrote about it a day later (in Dutch). http://blogs.microsoft.nl/blogs/ux/archive/2011/08/30/windows-explorer-in-windows-8-en-user-experience.aspx

An accurate portrayal of User Experience Designers. 0

An accurate portrayal of User Experience Designers.

From this blogpost from Whitney Hess, I came to this video. A must-see for all User Experience Designers! ILUVUXDESIGN from lyle on Vimeo.

The Ten Commandments of User Experience 1

The Ten Commandments of User Experience

1st commandment The user is always right You are not the user. Neither is your boss   2nd commandment Understand the User   3th commandment Avoid Solutioneering Identify & fully understand problems before finding...

Article published in SDN Magazine 0

Article published in SDN Magazine

SDN Magazine published my article about User Experience Design in their last edition. This article (in Dutch) can also be read here on their website.

In Control 0

In Control

What I realize more and more is that the end-users wants to be In Control. This applies especially with new developed applications that automates some of their work. By default users are skeptic. The...

A plea to my developer brethren about designer/designers 0

A plea to my developer brethren about designer/designers

This post of Tim Heuer is something I completely agree with! So if you’re a developer and you work with designers, you do need to read this…   Since we appear to be in...

Integrator 0

Integrator

Nate Dunlap has written a simple but clear blog post about the role “integrator”. Read it here (Where does “integration” fit into user experience design?). It gives an idea how this role is used.

Designers & Developers within the ALM / TFS vision. 0

Designers & Developers within the ALM / TFS vision.

What Wikipedia says about ALM: Application lifecycle management (ALM) is the marriage of business management to software engineering made possible by tools that facilitate and integrate requirements management, architecture, coding, testing, tracking, and release...

Working Through Screen 1

Working Through Screen

A while ago, a colleague gave me a link to a free book called “Working through screens” by FlashBulb Interaction. It is a wonderful document about how you can increase User Experience for your...

Good & Bad in User Experience 0

Good & Bad in User Experience

When it comes to “good” and “bad” in User Experience Design, it’s all about making compromises. There are influences from marketing, management, development, design, sales, support, etc. In other words, almost every role or...