Ireland isn’t the first place that jumps to mind when you think about international creativity hubs. That’s why OFFSET, the annual creative industry festival, is all the more remarkable. Continue reading
The hamburger icon has come to represent menus for most mobile sites, but how well understood is this icon, and how can we make it better? Continue reading
The Internet is faddish – once a novel company has some degree of success, then come infinite variations; just look at the Bitcoin big bang. Most of these copycat companies fail. But the rare few, the good ones, will carve … Continue reading
We’re lucky to have been invited to speak at some exciting conferences over the coming months. If you’ll be there, say hello – we always love to chat. UX Alliance Masterclass – Friday, 19 April, Madrid This Friday Laurence Veale … Continue reading
As soon as you work on developing a website or web apps in a large organisation, you usually can’t but help think, “Surely there has to be a better way to build this stuff.” So many meetings, so many requirements and design documents, the pain of testing, and the inflexibility to focus on actually creating a good design — they all contribute to a process that feels bulky, cumbersome, and long winded.
When I was at the Google Analytics Summit a couple weeks ago, the lead user experience designer for GA, Doug van der Molen, gave a presentation to the group about some in-development features. Google is a massive organisation, I thought, wouldn’t it be great to find out how they’ve tackled this ubiquitous development challenge?