How many times have you found yourself in a conference room with a whiteboard but no markers? Or if there are markers they are completely dried out and useless? Yep, been there, done that. Enter The Portable Whiteboard Like most UX designers, I do a lot of interface sketching, and most of it is collaborative in nature. As […]
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How To Work Anywhere: My Remote Working Setup
March, 2020 Update: If you are new to remote working due to COVID-19 I hope this helps you. PS – If your company has not set you up with a Zoom account or you need your own sign up here. It’s the best web conferencing solution available. If you’ve scanned any UX design job boards lately, […]
Resource Allocations: Who’s Working On What?
Projects. Lots of projects. The more of them you have, the busier you get, and that’s usually a good thing. You want your team to stay busy. But what happens when lots of projects start stacking up on top of each other and the same people are working on them? Overwhelm. Delays. Traffic jams. Unhappy […]
Your Year In Review: Reflect And Celebrate!
As 2014 draws to a close I thought it would be good to take stock of the year and start figuring out what next year will bring. I’ve actually been doing lots of 2015 planning since Thanksgiving, but the last week of the year is when things usually quiet down long enough that I can really […]
28 UX Design, Usability and Web Content Writing Resources
Back to school season is here. If you haven’t already, now is a good time to brush up on your UX design, usability and web content writing skills. I hope you find these resources helpful. Speaking of back to school, I’ll be giving a guest lecture on User Personas at Fairfield University this Thursday, […]
10 Online Tools for Successful Remote Working
I started working from home/working from anywhere in 2006, thanks in large part to advances in web and communications technology. Today I manage my entire business from my laptop and a cell phone, with full backup and security. In this post I’ll show you how you can manage your operation from anywhere in the world, […]