The Digital Life Episode #67: Why UX is a Hot Commodity and Automating Knowledge Work With Jon Follet Episode Summary In this episode of The Digital Life, we delve into the reasons that user experience has become the “it” field
Originally published on the Involution Studios blog It is no surprise that web design companies are desperately trying to get into application design. Web design as a business is highly commodified with small margins and a crowded competitive landscape. Even
Originally published at UXmatters The more I think about it, the more convinced I am that the mobile Web is largely overplayed hype—the clumsy extrapolation of the behavior and use of a basic set of interfaces from one environment to
Originally published at gotoreport The notion of Web 2.0 has turned people’s heads: they are paying attention, and are hungry for information in a way they have not been about the web in a long time. And one of the
Originally published at Digital Web Magazine I’ve learned a lot about application design during my career. I started out working in medium-sized agencies in the Midwest, primarily servicing large corporate clients. From that experience, I developed a conceptual model of
Originally published at UXmatters I’ve been thinking a lot about metadata recently, but not from the standpoint of XML or programming or helping to organize and index data. My interest is in the future of content ownership, delivery, and value.
From research and scoping to implementation and management, the components of successful interface design span many specialties and practitioners. But often the most challenging problems are not about the design, they are about organizational management and people. Here is one
Originally published at AIGA Recent trends in online business practices are changing our expectations of corporate websites and online services. 1. Developing nations are a rapidly rising force in business and technology. 2. The market is aggressively demanding innovative products.
Originally published at Flashability Last November, in my column “Innovating the Web Experience” on Digital Web, I wrote about “The End of Usability Culture.” where I identified the trends that presaged the rise and popularity of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs).