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Design Tokens: Creating a Single Source of Truth for Your Design SystemDana Mitchell
Design tokens are the MVPs of the design world. But despite that, there is still much to learn about them and how to use them right. Are they only worth their assigned, numeric values? How integral are they to the rest of your processes? What can go wrong if you don’t introduce them correctly into your design system? All of these are questions that every designer should seek the answers to before getting into design tokens. Or, better yet, you can find the answers in this in-depth write up by Senior Product Designer Dana Mitchell! Join her as she simplifies design tokens and uncovers their true value for design systems.
Ask A Designer Round 3: Staying CuriousLaura McCutchan
From books to blogs to podcasts, UX/UI and product designers have always sought sources of knowledge and inspiration that help keep them on top of the latest trends and advancements in such a competitive field. What methods they adopt, what they suggest designers should do to stay sharp, and what their favorite sources of learning are, Director of Design Laura McCutchan gets the answers to all of these questions in this third part of the Ask A Designer Series — and its a conversation with our design team that you don’t want to miss!
Empowering Your Team through Feedback: A Manager’s Guide For Effective Communication in the WorkplaceHaseeb Danyal
What are the KPIs of success for a team lead or a manager? Is your success reflected in the results delivered by your team? Or does it go deeper than that? Interestingly, the quality of output that comes from your team will largely depend on how you treat each individual on the team, and this is an area where managers will benefit significantly if they invest their time and effort towards it. In this article by Manager Design Operations, Haseeb Danyal, learn how to initiate and maintain effective communication in the workplace to enhance and how you can empower them with valuable feedback using this template and questionnaire.
Designer Career Ladders: Enhancing the Performance and Growth of Design TeamsHaseeb Danyal
Building an efficient and high-performing design team is an integral part of any organization that offers design as part of their service portfolio. But is just hiring designers and assigning them responsibilities enough? Good designers don’t just need to be hired — they need to be motivated, encouraged, and pushed up their respective career paths! That’s what we’ve achieved with the Dual-Lane Designer Career Ladder!
9 UX Heuristics For Cross-Channel User Experience DesignAdriano Renzi
More than ever before, user experience design is now one of the key players in determining how well customers will receive and interact with your product/service. But while user experience research and design have mostly only focused on a single system, your customers can be found on a vast range of multiple different channels. And today, it’s not simply about meeting their expectations where you want them to be but catering to your users wherever they are — it’s about cross-channel user experiences. In this article, learn all about what cross-channel experiences are, how you can design them, and the 9 UX heuristics that will help you achieve the complete cross-channel customer journey.
Ask A Designer: An Open Conversation with Product & UX DesignersLaura McCutchan
If you meet any designer and ask them what their day-to-day life looks like, they’ll tell you how many questions they have to deal with on a regular basis. Be it answering to other stakeholders or discussing deadlines, there is a plethora of questions that any UI/UX designer or product designer has to face. So, in order to equip designers to better tackle certain situations, we sat down with five of our own design team members to learn their unique perspectives and approaches in dealing with these various questions and circumstances. Meet our designers and uncover their answers in this Ask A Designer blog.
Improving Customer Experience with the Right User Engagement StrategyTafseer Rizvi
The best user engagement strategy is one that successfully captures your ideal customers’ attention, improves their experience of using your product, and encourages them to engage with your product offering on a regular basis. These are all factors that play a vital role in garnering customer loyalty and retention, but to achieve this requires the right user engagement strategies in play. In this article, learn about five such user engagement strategies that you can easily implement today to significantly improve and optimize the customer experience.
Why Ignoring User Experience Research is a MistakeLaura McCutchan
Oftentimes due to time and budget constraints, organizations will end up ignoring or completely cutting out User Experience research from their project. This means you’re missing out on essential UX research tools and methods that can help you understand your target user much better than what you think you know about them. In this article, we discuss the grave consequences of ignoring UX research, the benefits of investing in a UX research process, how research can be done with limited resources, and how UX and product designers can convince stakeholders about the value of UX research.
Top 3 UX Metrics For Testing Product UsabilityUsama Javed
The most common usability testing metrics used by UX researchers and designers are often of two types: on the one hand, some work well but take too long to perform and aren’t very budget-friendly, while on the other hand are those usability testing metrics that are cost-friendly, save you time and effort in performing usability testing, and are proven to be very successful in terms of identifying actual usability problems in your product to measure product usability, problem value, and success.
This article will walk you through three such UX metrics that we found to be the most effective: SEQ, SUS, and UMUX.
Design Ops Series: Improved Designer and Stakeholder CollaborationHaseeb Danyal
As with any project, a lot goes into not just designing and developing UI designs, but getting them approved by all stakeholders as well. If there’s any hope to reduce the time lags and frustration that this whole process can create for designers, it’s in DesignOps, which not only improves collaboration between designer and stakeholders, but also makes the whole experience frictionless.