I spent close to six hours at the Police Prefecture queueing up for my bridging visa today. Can you imagine spending an entire workday of your life just to obtain a piece of paper? As a person whose job is to use digital technology to improve experiences and processes, I thought there had to be a way to make that 6 hours even one hour less. Or less painful.
Since moving to Paris over a year ago, I’ve been learning about the local UX scene by participating in design sprints, going to UX related talks and by joining a UX-centred coworking space and meeting other designers. I wanted to learn about the main differences between how the UX design ecosystem works in France from my perspective as an Aussie designer.
By 2020, that’s in less than three years, the number of connected “things” will have risen to 25 billion, with over half of that used in the consumer sector. Our increasingly data-driven world means companies will have to step up data measures to maintain customer trust, which will be the key competitive advantage for tech companies.
Personas are ideal for understanding your clients if you’re running a service-based business. Before you delve into marketing strategies or building a new website, you should form a sound understanding of exactly who you’re marketing for.
Addictive and stimulating are not usually words used to describe family-fun activities, but that’s exactly what escape games can make you feel. I’ve narrowed down recent escape room experiences to insights we can apply towards user experience design.