Are you going to UX Scotland 2024?

As the sun shines on Edinburgh that can only mean one thing – its UX Scotland time and we are delighted to  be sponsoring this year’s event from the 29th -31st of May 2024. Here are our key highlights for the 3 days of amazing talks and workshops.

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People don’t care about your digital transformation – they just want their $#!T to work!

It might seem like a bold choice to give a talk about how people don’t care about digital transformation at a Digital Transformation Summit, but as an expert in User Research, Esther Stringer knows the importance of ensuring stakeholder buy in and giving users what they really want and need – something that works. This post gives an overview of the talk and its key takeawys.

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User Research and Testing with Children

Remember the old adage: “Never work with animals or children”? Well here’s a high-level overview of how to successfully conduct user research and testing with children.

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UX Scotland Here We Come

UX Scotland 2014 announced their call for speakers a few months ago. Even though things have been incredibly hectic of late we knew we had to make the time to get something together for this year’s conference.

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How to plan a successful website or redesign

Businesses often throw themselves into web design or web development projects. It may take a while for it to happen but once a project is green-lit there’s normally a mad scramble to compile requirements, source quotes and kick-off the project as quickly as possible.

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Why we always ask questions at the start of a project?

In a previous post, What is getting tacked on to your brief?, I outlined some of the problems we are increasingly coming across in the briefs we receive. This is a universal problem that doesn’t just affect us.

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Do we really need the user research & usability testing?

This is a question we are often asked by prospective clients. Normally a quick conversation is enough to convey its importance and the fundamental role it plays in the design and technical projects we undertake.

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Our approach to collaborating on a design

We always prefer to work with a design team throughout a project but when this isn’t possible we’ll provide as much help as we can. More often than not this entails providing guidelines and prototypes that showcase potential improvements.

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