the process of designing and implementing a new overall structure of a software system, without changing its external behavior

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How often should you redesign the user interface of a mobile app (non-consumer)? [closed]

Is there a published best-practice or recommendation for how often the user interface of a mobile app (professional/enterprise not consumer) should be totally redesigned? If so, could someone please ...
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Intranet best practices - resources?

it's the first time for me approaching an intranet redesign and restyling. I came across many papers talking more in general about the major steps to take when redesigning o designing an intranet from ...
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Transition to new Design, offer a 'Classic Mode' or not?

I redesigning a GUI of a programm, that is in use by customers for several years. Now the icons should be replaced with more simplified versions (like Metro style) and also the design regarding the ...
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How should we prepare users for a site overhaul?

We've taken over a legacy web application that has been running without anything changed for the past 4 years. We are currently re-writing the application because the original source code has severe ...
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Help needed in case of designing a site for Hospital [closed]

I've been assigned to re-design a hospital site. Here is the link for the site. lrh.gov Now my question is what flaws does this site has, what things should i consider before building this sort of ...
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What kinds of sites should I focus on for a “new look and concept” redesign, and how much of a regular UX process should I follow?

On Behance, I've seen many "new look and concept" redesigns such as this one for Facebook and this one for Wikipedia. The gist of one of these projects is that you ask yourself, "If I could redesign ...
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How do you sell UX to someone that doesn't want it?

The problem: Handling company information with spreadsheets, including Versioning over email Lack of format consistency Soft workarounds to Hard problems Susceptibility to human error in data input ...
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What are some good questions to pose to stakeholders before redesign?

I've just started work with a big travel company that is working on redoing their 'self service' page. What would be some intelligent questions to ask the stake holders? How do I understand what ...
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What steps should a UX'er take when re-designing a website?

I'm about to embark on a website re-design. I'm trying to get an idea of the tasks I should be doing prior to wireframing. The site is a large corporate site and the reason for redesigning is the ...
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What is a good approach to starting a really big project?

I've recently been challenged with a very hefty redesign for a major financial tool. Most everything about this application is a mess. (They've been building it for the last 10 years, and I'm the ...
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At what point do you let users opt in to a redesign?

I'm doing a "refresh".. mainly we are going responsive so that users over 1366px width will see a large layout with bigger media objects, users below 1366px will see the same layout with a slightly ...
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How should a small team approach the redesign and relaunch a large, complex intranet? [closed]

I'm embarking on a redesign of a corporate intranet. The project will likely result in a complete structural overhaul of the site. However, the project team will be relatively small. This poses a ...
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Total redesign for already established app?

Usability is not excellent, and stylesheets are inconsistent. What's the best way to deal with this ?
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With a phased UI change, how do you ensure the end result is uniform?

Currently, we have 3 primary web apps all with their own look and feel and backend systems. In some places, the apps try to solve similar, if not the same, problems. A number of our customers ...
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What do you include in a site inventory report?

When I doing a redesign of a web site sometimes it's interesting to see what existing content we could reuse to save time and money. Usually I try to write down all the pages in a list and then map ...
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How to re-design an app's user interface?

I am new to the interaction design field, basically a student. I have an assignment where I need to research into topic about Interaction Design of applications for smartphones / tablets when you ...
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How can I improve the redesign I made for a Salsa dance teaching utility?

The Product is a widget that helps teach the Salsa dance rhythm by creating and playing with different music and beats. I've volunteered to redesign the creator's "programmer ui", and I'd like some ...
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Does Usability/design matter in admin(client) sites?

I worked at many organization, few of my old employers developed old system for clients which is running from more than 5 years and work perfect. They do not care about any user experience(design, ...
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Experience of Card Sorting Tool [closed]

While re-building a website you would probably like to re-design the way content is grouped together according to user preferences. One thing that is very useful is a card-sorting tool which ...
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Completely redesign a website every so often? Good or bad?

The Managers where I work tend to want to redesign the website every year or so. Different layouts, color schemes, etc. I think they look at it so often they want to freshen it up and give it a new ...
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Phased re-designs

I have worked on several projects(line of business web applications) in my career that involved a complete UI overhaul. Most of these projects were enterprise web applications that took a substantial ...
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Major redesign vs Gradual enhancement

UX Myth #11 examines the perception that websites need to be redesigned periodically. As the article explains, there's quite a lot of evidence to suggest users are naturally opposed to major changes ...