Top Articles of the Week #06 : User Experience (UX)
Top Articles of the week on user experience (UX). These articles are based on IoT UX Designer, the importance of UX in game development, UX lessons learned and gaining empathy for your users first over designing solutions.
What does being an IoT UX Designer mean?
This article talks about concepts that an Internet of Things UX Designer should consider. Concepts such as – focus on inter-usability, understanding of API Design and explore more about industrial design.
Journey Mapping is Key to Gaining Empathy
A good customer experience will minimize problems on the business end and build trust with users. Ultimate goals as a result of journey mapping to remember: 1) Heightened awareness of user’s needs, wants, motivations goals and pain 2) Gaining empathy for your users first over designing solutions 3) Scaling product experience from your understanding to provide a clear direction and ideal experience for your users
User experience is becoming key facet of game development
UX’s rise as an identifiable discipline within games coincides with the growth in popularity of games that offer persistent and populated – so-called “living” – worlds in which communities request and demand changes as the game evolves, as well as free games in which players who’ve invested little or no money need a pleasant and frustration-free experience to be compelled to keep playing.
UX Lessons I Wish I Learned in School
The road to good user experience is not about technology, but rather about people. Being a successful UX practitioner isn’t about always knowing the answers. It’s about understanding people, and helping them get to the answers.