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I don't think this is specific to UX Ethics violations, reporting and whistleblowing are no different for UX than they are for any other part of a business. The best practices for organizing risk management nowadays (post global financial crisis) include: Forming a Risk Management committee on the Board of Directors (this is often merged with the Audit ...


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Just wondering if there are any examples of processes or standards in place within companies to raise ethical concerns related to UX design practices that anyone is aware of You may find some of the things posted at discoveryethics.com & @discoveryethics of interest. I would like to know which department and what positions are usually assigned ...


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I can't comment on designing CE software for the Canadian Lumber Industry, but I can tell you a little bit about icons, buttons and localization (designing your UI to fit local norms). Typically each country has a common set of symbols for certain tasks. In the US, the icon for "send mail" is an envelope, however, in the UK it is a british style post ...


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It would be really hard to measure the stability of a pattern within the context of UX and particularly with its UI components. Regarding UI Monitoring for instability definitely makes more sense in the development context rather than design although you do some roundabout things to check for continuity in how people interpret your UI components. For ...


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I think based on the naming scheme for the themes that it might be more of a semi-random convention rather than anything else. In fact, I think you'll find it very difficult to stick to the convention and expanding on it simply because of the ambiguity in the naming scheme. If you examine it more closely: light: could be referring to colour or weight, so ...


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There are many different color-semantic mapping schemes, but most have some basis in color theory. Color theory is quite expansive so an explanation of how specific colors are matched to meaning is probably not suitable for UX.SE. Fortunately there are a lot of resources available to help you work through this. The term you want to look up is "color ...


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Meanings of colors vary by culture. Of course, a few colors have similiar meanings everywhere, for example gold stands for sucess and high quality in most cultures. On the other hand in the U.S. white signifies purity and is used at weddings, but in other cultures white is color used for death and funerals. It's very likely that the authors used meanings of ...



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