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Quote of the week:
Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.
– Steve Jobs
Video of the week:
I bookmark a lot of pages and sites which I find interesting, inspirational and informative every day! I’d like to share some of them with you here. In general they are about user experience, usability, UCD, accessbility and design. In general, but not always!!
- Top ten simple design tips for online travel startups | Tnooz
The commercial internet is not even 20 years old but the opportunities, especially in the travel sector, have never been greater. But unless the design is at your core, even the best business plan and the smartest team will fail.
- Quality Assurance as Applied to User Experience Design | inspireUX – User Experience quotes and articles to inspire and connect the UX community
Quality Assurance (QA) is a critical part of any web or application development project. QA helps to verify that a project has met the project’s requirements and technical specifications without bugs or other defects. The aim is to identify issues prior to product launch. Most QA initiatives focus on following predefined test cases, which meticulously outline required functionality by stating an input and expected response. In order for QA to be successful, requirements must be clearly articulated and changes must be communicated effectively.
- A List Apart: Articles: Strategic Content Management
Trying to fix an organization’s content problems by installing a content management system (CMS) is like trying to save a marriage by booking a holiday. We know that a successful web project needs a content strategy—but when it comes to the CMS, we stop thinking strategically. Despite all the talk about user-centered design, we rarely consider the user experience of the editorial team—the people who implement the content strategy. We don’t design a CMS, we install it.
- benji | ben martineau | art & design
Below are a handful of design projects I have worked on over the recent years from both client and personal workings. Unfortunately the extent of my works cannot be displayed publicly though I believe those below are indicative of me as a designer. I strive to create simple, minimalistic, grid-based design solutions across all media with the majority being digtal.
- What Makes Them Click » Blog Archive » 100 Things You Should Know About People: #42 — We’ll spend more money if you don’t mention money – Applying Psychology to Understand How People Think, Work, and Relate
Cassie Mogilner and Jennifer Aaker from the Stanford Graduate School of Business conducted a series of experiments to see whether references to time or references to money would affect whether people stop to buy, how much people are willing to pay, and how satisfied people are with the products they buy. They conducted 5 experiments. The first one was the lemonade stand described above:
Please do feel free to suggest other related (and unrelated ones)!