Collective #506

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9 design ideas for the future of digital dating

Whether you are a gen-Z, millennial or a recently separated 40-something, chances are you have heard of or used Tinder enough to understand how brutal dating can be. How many times have you heard comments like “I wish dating would be more natural, more real.” The problem of dating apps, however, is not that they…

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Le Wifi en point de vente,un puissant outil marketing

Blog To StoreLe Wifi en point de vente,un puissant outil marketing En plus d’être un gage de modernité, le Wifi en point de vente transforme fondamentalement l’expérience du shopper et renforce sa fidélisation. Il permet de créer de nouvelles interactions, adapter les parcours en magasin, mais aussi d’optimiser le merchandising et d’apporter un aspect prédictif…

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Choosing Your Battles, Part 2

By Jonathan Walter UX designers often have limited influence in enterprise environments with relatively immature User Experience cultures. So exhausting your hard-earned capital with stakeholders on the wrong things can create unnecessary obstacles. In Part 1 of this two-part series, I presented the following scenarios in which it makes sense for UX designers to demonstrate…

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Lead, Don’t Manage, Part 2

By Jim Nieters In Part 1 of this two-part series, I highlighted some of the important differences between a manager and a leader. I also described how, when managers manage employees, that often means they’re directing employees to do things the way they would do them. Such managers function as critics rather than coaches. The…

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Reining in UX Regression

By Rachel Wilkins Patel UX regression—that is, a step back in the quality or usability of an application or Web site’s user experience—happens whenever a design diverts from an existing workflow because of a technology or design change. Some refer to this phenomenon as UX backlash. As designers and developers, we subject users to UX…

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