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Intentionally designed empty states can help increase user confidence, improve system learnability, and help users get started with key tasks.
- Kate Kaplan, Insights Architect
Designing Empty States in Complex Applications: 3 Guidelines shows you how to go beyond “no records to show” and create more useful empty state designs.
Many companies don't make the hard decisions. It sounds harsh, but you have to be willing to say, “We care more about one set of users than another.”
- Jane Davis, Director of UX Research and UX Writing
My favorite thing about A UX Research Crash Course for Founders — Customer Discovery Tips from Zoom, Zapier & Dropbox is that it’s full of great UX tips for non-UX folks. Clearly, UX is much more than just UI.
It’s when I started journey mapping that I began to see the nuances that my design also needed to address.
- Peter Noah, UX/UI Designer
Journey maps can feel overwhelming and burdensome, but a quick read through Creating More Effective Journey Maps shows you that they don’t have to be.
Think about which UX projects could have the biggest impact on what stakeholders value. One or two high-visibility projects can act as case studies highlighting what UX can offer.
- Kate Moran, Senior User Experience Specialist
Of the 6 stages of UX Maturity, I think that UX-Maturity Stage 2: Limited is the one that many companies get the most stuck in. it’s critical to understand where you are before you can move forward.
It is important for design teams to take a proactive approach and be resourceful, testing potential design constraints engineering teams may face in advance.
- Yegor Tsynkevich, Co-Founder
I think that Designing for Custom Devices is going to become a huge topic in the near future, so it’s good to start thinking about it now.
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