UXmatters has published 18 articles on the topic UX News.
Over the past few decades, we have seen a steady expansion in the number of people who design or evaluate the quality of the user experience of digital products. The popularization of the personal computer in business and at home, the explosion of the Web and Internet applications, and the sudden presence of computer interfaces in everything from medical systems to voting stations to home entertainment centers has greatly accelerated the growth of the user experience (UX) movement.
The swelling ranks among professionals, academics, and students in user experience provide the potential for a large and diverse global community. However, collaboration among these various constituencies within user experience is neither as widespread nor as easy as it should be. Professional associations, their local chapters, and ad hoc local groups have done much to bring these people together, but the specter of competition among these associations and groups threatens the emergence of a true UX community. Read More
The Red Dot Design Award is one of the world’s most prestigious awards that creatives can win for outstanding quality and exceptional achievements in design. Among the world-renowned companies that have received this award are Apple, Google, Sony, and Xiaomi. In 2022, Ukrainian agencies were among the winners list in various categories, including Lazarev.Agency, which received five awards in the Brands and Communication Design category.
This year’s award winners were honored in Berlin at the Red Dot Gala, which took pace on October 28, 2022. Lazarev.Agency attended the event. Other Ukrainian agencies that were among the winners included companies such as Awesomic, Bickerstaff.734, dops.digital; Excited, a digital-product design agency; fedoriv, Grape, IAMIDEA agency, MOZGI GROUP, Plai Büro, Qubstudio Digital Product Design and Branding Agency, Superheroes, Techiia Holding Limited, The First The Last, and Taktika Agency. Let’s take a look at some of the projects that won awards in 2022. Read More
Venture capitalists (VCs) are now investing significant funding in applications that help businesses to evaluate, measure, and improve their product user experiences. On October 15, 2015, leading UX research and testing SaaS platform UserZoom received $34 million in venture financing, led by TC Growth Partners, with investments from Trident Capital, and StepStone Group. This momentous event demonstrates how important user experience has become to the success of products and the businesses that make them. This is exciting news for the UX community! So we thought this would be the perfect time to interview Alfonso de la Nuez, CEO of UserZoom, who is shown in Figure 1. (If you’re wondering why Alfonso has a basketball poised on the tip of his finger, he won a full scholarship to play on the Varsity basketball team at San Jose State University and is still passionate about the game.) Read More