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Jul
2
comment Where do you put your UX and UI stories in your agile framework?
Anyhow, you should define the level of granularity you are working on - too much and things can easily spiral out of control. I wouldn't pick something like 'build the form' in a sprint - this is just a means to achieve a higher user goal, which is really what needs to be picked. If a UX design requires looking at, say, 5 pages. The whole design should be delivered as one, and should be implemented as one. How individuals break down their work is their business. From a product owner or manager perspective, I just care that it'll take a developer X days to deliver the big thing.
Jul
2
comment Where do you put your UX and UI stories in your agile framework?
First, I wouldn't call these things 'wrong' - it's a complex business with many scenarios and it's more important to identify issues like you did and devise solutions than stick to any method out there. On top, JIRA has some conceptual issues and Agile itself can be insensible to employ sometimes - I often encounter a request for a localised design when I know fully that the whole user journey is full of issues.
Jul
2
comment preloading strategies for searching large amounts of data
Why is the table there to begin with? What purpose does it serve? Take country selection - a set of 196 countries, yet most interfaces use single field with typeahead.
Jun
29
comment How/Where to display contextual information based on radio button check
Could you provide more details? Would the cost affect any decision making (as for what city to choose), or the user selects first and then need to be informed of some price?
Jun
8
comment ALL CAPS fonts for industrial use
@EvilClosetMonkey - that's exactly what I was implying. The answer could give one the impression that all caps are always better.
Jun
8
comment ALL CAPS fonts for industrial use
Universal Principles of Design states: "People recognize words by letter groups and shapes. Uppercase text is more difficult to read than sentence case and title case because the shapes of uppercase words are all rectangular." I suspect this is correct in some situations (long text for non-impaired)?
Jun
2
comment The calling the shots dilemma
Great answer. Just one warning with relation to data - data is often neither easy to collect nor analyse. I've set in meeting looking at KPIs, CRO data, Analytics data, and most of the time nobody really has a freaking clue why things happen or what do the numbers mean. By all means, data and research are great, but in practice it is easier said than done.
Jun
1
comment What is this type of interaction/component called?
Hmmm... I've answered, but not sure what exactly we should be looking at? Can you please clarify?
Jun
1
comment Assigning to multiple groups
It's really hard to provide concrete solutions to abstract problems. It would help if you gave examples of objects, containers and groups.
May
27
comment Should a 'delete image' button be on the top-left or top-right?
Fitts' law, while still considered seminal and valid, has been under scrutiny from the research community, with more accurate models emerging, specifically with relation to touch interfaces. See this research paper from Google. Also, having distance at its very core, applying Fitts' law to thumb to screen is rather loose. This research paper serves as a much stronger argument to your point.
May
27
comment Should a 'delete image' button be on the top-left or top-right?
Actually, in an image/text combo the eye will nearly always land on the image first, and if you look at saccade pathways on images, patterns are loose and heavily depend on the image and context, but hardly ever follow an orderly pattern, let alone one involving the edges. See, for example, one of the first saccade pathway images.
May
26
comment What is the better way to create navigation for 2 pages application?
What is the nature of these screens? What's in them? Basically you have two nodes, with a single relationship between them - that's a very very loose navigation problem, because it seems there really aren't any options other than moving back and forth between these two nodes.
May
25
comment Imported records - how to notify users?
Related: ux.stackexchange.com/questions/64480
May
25
comment The coding monkey dilemma
@PariyaKashfi published work on what exactly? Because if it's TDD there is loads out there.
May
19
comment How usable are bars that disappear / reappear on scroll?
Transitional volatility in web navigation by David R. Danielson. Was referenced from Designing Web Navigation: Optimizing the User Experience. Or see the full thesis.
May
14
comment Presenting both information and validation errors in the same form?
Not directly related to your question, but: 1) Field says "Current password", while error message says "Old password". 2) What does it mean "appears to be incorrect"? It is either correct or not. 3) Confirm is an action for which you normally tick or press something, the users really 're-enter' their password.
May
10
comment Should a legal footer have two different positions depending on page content length?
UX is also about business goals, which have to account for legal formalities (which themselves can be required due to government regulation and not lawyers). Terms of use and privacy can actually be very important in UX if you 'spy' on users using inspeclet etc.
May
10
comment Should a legal footer have two different positions depending on page content length?
I'm not sure what is being asked here, and more specifically - what are the alternatives? Both designs make sense, in both you put the legal clause in the footer, it is just that one is on a scrollable page, the other is on a non-scrollable page (the content is, but not the page).
May
9
comment Showing items in a list with limited space
It would really help to know: 1) what sort of application is this? Desktop? Web? 2) Are you to support mobile or tablets? 3) Roughly what sort of target audience we are talking about?
Apr
29
comment How to determine the oldest browser version to support before you have users
@benjaminjosephw, while I don't reject what seems to be your assumption, it'd be more constructive to provide a more relevant statistics or at least a stronger argument. Nevertheless, I wonder if in your view a world wide statistics showing 17% of IE8 usage, and one that would show 0.5% still will have no relevance? The statistics given is just to give a rough indication to the scale of IE8 usage.