I am trying to pull together a list of ux academic journals and magazines that not only introduce ux methodologies (both research and design) but also best practices. Off the top of my head, I can think of Interactionsand UX Magazine. Anything else that is worth reading? I am interested in both theories and case studies.
I'll be more than happy to share the results with everyone!
Dmitry Zak, User Experience Team Manager for Digital Products & Services at NBC Universal, had a proven track record for creating user-friendly experiences and products within his company. Last year, a project was proposed which was the most ambitious yet: improving the user interface for CNBC’s complex video publishing system. While legal constraints don’t allow him to disclose deep metrics, he will share the project’s process, which began with the motivation to improve users’ quality of life.
How does someone who spends most
of his day in meetings and has ridiculously short deadlines satisfy one
of the most demanding clients on earth? How does he deal with technology
constraints, and work with subject matter that heats up and then cools
down? NYTimes.com Multimedia Editor Andrew DeVigal gives us a rare look
at how the interactive department of New York Times works, and shares
the basic questions he must ask -and answer- before anything goes
I work at an organization that believes having a "Pretty" skin is all you need to have a good User Experience. Has anyone ever run into this, and how does one overcome this.
I am literally at my wits end trying to prototype different layouts, and explaining the need for user research/feedback.
All comments are welcome, constructive or not.
I just came back from lunch at a fast food restaurant where they were heavily promoting how you can over 100 flavors of soft drinks now. They had 2 brand new Freestyle dispenser machines. The part I found fascinating: despite a large, interactive touch screen display and a *fairly* siimple task, the restaurant had not one, but two, assistants helping each and every person get a drink.
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