Let’s Talk UX: Communication in UX Design

UX training should address the cultural and social aspects of communication in order to create communicators who make a positive impact. [Read More]

Usability Script and Moderator’s Guide: 2 Tools or 1? Communicating with Study Respondents

A good script allows a moderator to support conversation with a participant, learning from the participant’s freedom, while still providing the necessary controlled environment. [Read More]

Usability and SEO: A Match Made in Heaven

Website designers should carefully consider the six shared elements of SEO and usability prior to making any changes on an existing site, or when developing new websites. [Read More]

What Does “Personal Computer” Mean? Communicating a New Paradigm

The PC is no longer the center of the digital universe. Soon service providers will offer desktop as a service to companies of all sizes. [Read More]

Writing Tutorials That Actually Help Users: Communication for Learning

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An effective tutorial supports user modifications and guides them through errors so that, using your UI, they can achieve their goals. [Read More]

User-Generated Content and Future Challenges: New Kinds of Communication

The triumph of user-generated content has created critical new challenges for UX practitioners, primarily how to deal with the massive amount of content being produced. [Read More]

Online Social Networking and the New Indian Woman: Communication to Overcome Frustration

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Indian women in IT make use of social networks in a manner similar to their counterparts elsewhere, however with some differences. [Read More]

Language Barriers in Healthcare Information: Communicating with Bilingual Users

When adapting online health information for Latinos, employ “transcreation” or adaptation based on design guidelines that encompass cultural and linguistic needs, rather than just translation. [Read More]

Social Skills for UX Consultants: Communication on the Job

As the UX consulting business matures, the need for developing additional skills is spurring interesting discussion within the UX community. [Read More]

What’s News: Automating Baggage Handling

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Using feedback from ground handling staff, RampMate was created, increasing efficiency and airport baggage tracking capabilities while decreasing handler injury rates. [Read More]

Book Review: Do’s and Don’ts of Information Graphics

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A review of The Wall Street Guide to Information Graphics: The Do's and Don'ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and Figures by Dona M. Wong. Guide to creating information graphics that are usable, useful, and appealing, especially in the business and advertising world. [Read More]

Editor’s Note: Communicating the Usability Message Around the World

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This issue's theme of “Communication” bring the experiences of contributors in several international settings to our global community of readers. [Read More]

The View From Here: An Interview with Elizabeth Rosenzweig, founder, World Usability Day

An interview with Elizabeth Rosenweig, founder of World Usability Day, on the origins and future of WUD. [Read More]