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5 Tips for Better UX Design

You have probably read and heard a lot about UX design – certainly if you have ever engaged with this blog! But you might not be exactly clear on what constitutes good UX design and what principles you need to observe to achieve it. This piece will provide a brief outline of the crucial elemen…

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Building a Business Case for UX

A significant recent statistic has emerged suggesting that 55% of online businesses do not conduct any form of online user research. The Benefits of UX  There is a wealth of proven data to illustrate the benefits of UX-centric design and testing. For example other surveys have variously conclud…

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How to Design Predicitive User Experiences

The role of the web designer has always been one of continuous change and development; and as the pace of technology increases and broadens so do the pressures and requirements of web design – and the demand for improved and more fulfilling user experiences. Predictive design (also known as an…

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3 Problems with Anticipatory Design

We have looked at anticipatory design in previous posts and noted that it appears to be the future for online service provision and holds the key to addressing some of the major issues that users have with web search and decision-making. However it is not all as cut-and-dried or plain sailing as…

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Testing with Aniticipatory Design

  Anticipatory design can provide many advantages to the end-user – and, therefore, a potentially great benefit to your online business as you provide a user experience that is memorable, effective, targeted, timely and satisfying to the customer. Current Problems with Online Use…

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Anticipatory Design & User Experience

What is Anticipatory Design? You might not have heard the term ‘anticipatory design;’ but it is already  becoming the next big step in the online environment. Looking back, the original purpose of electronic and online information provision was to give users a greater amount of choice and d…

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How Chatbots can help your Business

How to integrate Chatbots into your organisation Chatbots are gaining traction in the online marketplace – and it is little wonder they are, as they offer great benefits and potential savings to website owners and managers. As technological advances continue to drive web commerce development t…

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Designing Better Chatbots

How to Build a Superior Chatbot The many potential uses of chatbots means that designers need to be conscious of, and pay attention to, certain aspects of design in order the maximise the effectiveness of their bot development. It is pretty clear that the most beneficial uses require a certai…

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How To Use Bots More Effectively

Improving User Experience using Chatbots Chatbots are already being used for a variety of purposes, some of which won’t have been envisaged when the concept was first piloted. Imaginative and creative use of the facility can bring great benefits to your online business and give you an appreci…

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Potential Pitfalls for Augmented Reality in Retail

User Experience Issues with AR We have previously looked at the great potential that Augmented Reality (AR) offers to high street retailing operations – but there are risks and major issues involved with its use that businesses need to make allowance for, in developing and testing. Like all ne…

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