This is the 125th edition of our Ask UXmatters column! Thanks to our readers for being part of this anniversary. I am also very grateful to the many wonderful colleagues who have contributed to this column since our eleven-year journey began in 2008, and I look forward to collaborating on many more columns with them. Thank you all!
Today’s column is a look back over some of the many topics we have covered in Ask UXmatters thus far, as well as some of the changes we’ve observed in the industry over the years. The UX professions have evolved significantly, as have the business contexts in which we work. Read More
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From Human Interface to UX
At Apple® Computer in the early ’90s, I worked in what was then called human interface design. When Don Norman came to Apple, in 1993, as Vice President of Research and head of the Advanced Technology Group (ATG), he brought with him the new term user experience design. Shortly after joining Apple, he spoke to employees about user experience design. I wish I could remember his words, but I do recall coming away from his talk a convert to the idea of user experience design. What he said resonated with me. Read More
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