There are a number of technological drivers that are affecting the way interaction design is currently evolving. Even more than artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality, cloud computing has become the new norm for information technology (IT) in all kinds of companies. What does this mean for interaction designers?
In this article, I’ll explain what cloud computing is and its four major benefits for designers and users:
Seamless, personalized experiences
Robust user experiences
I’ll also explain a few common misconceptions about cloud computing, as well some concerns and misconceptions that people have about computing in the cloud. Read More
Something wonderful has been happening in the world of software development for quite some time now: we are seeing an incredibly strong trend among the developers of Software as a Service (SaaS) products who are questioning the need for passwords for Web applications. Gartner anticipates that 60% of large, global enterprises will implement some kind of passwordless authentication method by 2022. The percentage of mid-size businesses making this prediction is even higher: 90%, making this an essential consideration when you’re rethinking your application’s log-in and sign-up flows.
The elimination of passwords challenges cybersecurity’s status quo, reduces bad friction, and enables businesses to enhance their products’ user experience. What is wrong with passwords? What are the pros and cons of passwordless authentication. How can apply this approach to your next product? Let’s find out. Read More
The goal of UX design is to make the experience better, smoother, and more pleasant for everyone. We no longer communicate and connect with people just through our phone. Our daily lives are changing as a result of smart speakers and virtual assistants that can play music for us or turn off our stove.
UX design is among the most dynamic design disciplines because we now live in a completely new world of interactivity. With increasing numbers of users, requirements, shifting needs, and responses, UX and UI designers must meet challenges and opportunities that did not previously exist—such as the development of novel interactions and relationships. Read More