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Wizard style navigation or alternatives

Is wizard style navigation best for large amount of data input? The existing software has very deep nested navigation and uses a wizard style progress method to input and edit information for almost ...
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Usage of mascot to increase user engagement and happiness

Is there a correlation between companies that have mascots (i.e. Mailchimp's Freddie) and a companies that don't? Are there studies to show that having a mascot increases engagement/happiness etc? ...
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Should all on screen buttons be included in the “File” menu? [duplicate]

If I have a "File" menu on my software (for example 3d modelling SW like 3Ds max), should all of the possible actions that has an on screen interface be in the "File" menu? For example: the viewcube ...
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What help systems (KB's) are mostly used in bigger companies? [closed]

I know the first answer would normally be NO help system at all. make your UI as intuitive as possible. second would probably be about studies showing no one reading help files and the better option ...
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Is the lack of interactive design in SLA a barrier to helping users to understand the information?

Since ages the Software Licence Agreement is one thing which 99% of users never read. The reason for this is because it's hundreds of lines and written in a vague manner. In case it can be provided ...
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Deleting a group of users with the option to reassign one or more users to different groups without using a popup?

We are developing a system where users have to be assigned to a group of permissions. Currently, the problem lies in deletion. The desired functionality is when an admin user deletes one group that ...
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Drop down button or new dialog

I need to give the users the possibly to browse for a template in the program or on the computer. Which of the shown ways do you think is the best way?
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Usability testing for existing software

I would like to test the usability of an iPad app released a few months ago. This is an app that functions as a Point of Sale for retail businesses and cafes - there are at least two distinct user ...
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Meaning of message dialog icons - demand a prerequisite

In GUI, there are different icons which we can use in message dialogs such as (Warning, Exclamation, Error, Information ...). My general question is the application of each of them. But my specific ...
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What is the importance of an home page and its name?

Recently I was involved in a discussion where someone argued that home pages don't make sense and they shouldn't even be called home pages (the hyperlink to an homepage should be something else). I ...
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Where is the intersection between Information Architecture with Software Architecture?

Where is the intersection between Information Architecture with Software Architecture? When you start a new project, usually the software architecture starts its development and UX designer begins ...
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Best Programs for Mapping Out Interaction [closed]

What are the best programs to quickly map out the potential interactions/workflows of a website or mobile application concept? I'm looking for something simple and quick to learn so that the whole ...
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What usability testing software do UX experts use?

Hold on a minute. Before you're too quick to close this question, this isn't a "Tell me which software is best" or "What software do you use" question. What I'm wondering is, is there any actual hard ...
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When does a prototype become alpha software?

After moving beyond the phase of paper prototypes, or prototypes built in something like Axure, we'll often build quick and dirty web prototypes in HTML, CSS, and Javascript. So far, we've taken the ...
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Dealing with street for a perfect CRM software [closed]

We are planning to build a CRM software for SMBs. CRM will be on cloud and intended to publish as SaaS. I am responsible from analyzing task. And I do not want to make a sedentary analyzing for our ...
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Should archived files (.zip, .gz, .7z, etc) have a subdirectory with the same name or not?

Whenever I unzip a compressed file (let's call it "file.zip"), my instinct is always to unzip it into a subdirectory called "file". However, this always often to me unzip it into "file\file" and ...
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Is it possible to apply a valid usability test to a huge CRM software as a single person?

I was wondering is it possible to apply a valid usability test, with a limited people (just me as a UX analyst, and people who i can find for fidelity tests etc.). The software is not open to the ...
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Generic concepts for warnings

I would like to formulate a basic concept for a warning before clicking on a dangerous button. The concept should include a short description on the button purpose, the results from clicking and ...
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Rearranging buttons on a vertical toolbar

I'm designing a windows software interface and I'm focusing now on a vertical toolbar with 20+ buttons. In a big screen, we have enough vertical space to fit all the buttons in a single column, but as ...
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How to differentiate between “software” and “application” in the context of a company's products and services?

I am a bit confused about the way the terms software and application are being used these days. It seems that the additional context of web and mobile has added to the meaning when people use one term ...
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I have been asked to redesign a report generation tool

the client has written a requirements document and has constructed use cases. There has been no user research. The interface needs to be reviewed by me and a new set of wireframes drawn up that ...