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Meet our new Marketing Specialist: Rebecca Nurlu 1264 950 Border Crossing UX

Meet our new Marketing Specialist: Rebecca Nurlu

Rebecca Nurlu is our new Marketing Specialist at Border Crossing UX. With her she brings a wealth of experience in marketing, and a passion for user experience. We sat down with her to find out a bit more about why she joined the consultancy, and what she’s enjoying so far.

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We’re hiring – join the Border Crossing UX team

Do you want to imagine a better world, and create it?  Are you pragmatic, collaborative, driven, and humble? Then why not join us at Border Crossing UX where we help our clients accelerate their innovation, adoption and growth. We’re currently recruiting for an Executive Assistant and a Junior Designer to join our growing team in Edinburgh.

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Evaluating your content library & why it matters 1920 640 Border Crossing UX

Evaluating your content library & why it matters

Over the years we’ve worked with clients who have had some truly massive digital content libraries. In some instances, these are a genuine asset. There is a clear content strategy and legacy content is well maintained. This often results in a clear competitive advantage.

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The power of lightning talks & how to get them right 1920 1400 Border Crossing UX

The power of lightning talks & how to get them right

Lightning talks are a brilliant way to harness and share internal and external expertise. If you’ve participated in a research or design sprint before, then you’ll know how powerful a good lightning talk can be. Done right, they should inspire and inform “how might we” brainstorming sessions, as well as help energise and align participants.

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Technology cycles, Smartphones & What’s coming next 1920 1091 Border Crossing UX

Technology cycles, Smartphones & What’s coming next

Industries, business models, products and services evolve over time. As the product lifecycle and S-curves depict, they tend to go through a predictable cycle of innovation, adoption, growth, maturity, and eventual decline. Gartner’s Hype Cycle explores the first of these stages in greater detail…

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Google, Ranking Updates & What you can do 1180 611 Border Crossing UX

Google, Ranking Updates & What you can do

Google is one of those companies that absolutely nails continuous improvement.

A great example is how they approach improving the search results we encounter each time we use Google.

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Our research and collaborative design facilities reopen in Scotland 1920 1334 Border Crossing UX

Our research and collaborative design facilities reopen in Scotland

As Scotland moves beyond Level-0 we’re delighted we’re now able to reopen our user research and collaborative design facilities on the Shore, Edinburgh. So, this means we are ready to welcome our clients back to the office and offer our facilities for hire.

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Why an icebreaker is the key to a great workshop 1402 788 Border Crossing UX

Why an icebreaker is the key to a great workshop

Want to facilitate great workshops and establish an even playing field? Then use an icebreaker to start off your session. Though icebreakers are often seen as a cheesy way to start of a meeting or a workshop they are a great tool in your arsenal. That is why they are the only exercise that is guaranteed to start every workshop that we facilitate.

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Why UX Design deserves recognition and is valuable? 819 1024 Border Crossing UX

Why UX Design deserves recognition and is valuable?

If it wasn’t for the Foundation Apprenticeship work placement with Border Crossing UX, I would have no awareness about what User Experience is. I would not acknowledge that there are UX Designers behind scenes of every great website and app.

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Why User Experience is significant? 740 540 Border Crossing UX

Why User Experience is significant?

Here at Border Crossing UX we’ve had a wonderful opportunity to run a foundation apprenticeship work placement in Business and Skills for Edinburgh College. Over the last 3 months, we’ve been working with Tanisha Rahman on developing her research, communication, marketing, and business skills.

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Digital Outcomes and Specialists 5 Framework 600 447 Border Crossing UX

Digital Outcomes and Specialists 5 Framework

Our application to continue as a named supplier across all four lots, (digital outcomes, digital specialists, user research studios and user research participant recruitment), of the Crown Commercial Service’s Digital Outcomes and Specialists 5 framework has been accepted.

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Merry Christmas and Festive opening hours 2020 1472 1132 Border Crossing UX

Merry Christmas and Festive opening hours 2020

As 2020 comes to a close it seems an understatement to say this has been quite a year. For all of us this has been a year of upheaval, worry and fear. But it has also been a moment to come together and appreciate each other. So, we want to say a big thank you to all our Clients, Partners and friends that have inspired, supported and collaborated with us in extraordinary circumstances over the last 12 months.

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