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Card Sorting - Huge Company

We're going to redesign the company's website that I work on but I have a lot of menus and different services to organize We offer all these kind of services: Education Short-Term Courses, ...
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UX/UI for a store/asset library combo.. how to make it easy and useable?

I am working on a product that has a built in asset library. The goal is to access tons of objects in one place in a way our competitors haven’t done well. The tricky part is, there are a) about 2000 ...
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"Non-exclusive categorical organization" (of files, database entries, etc.)

Hopefully this question fits here. I had it posted on another stackexchange site and it was deleted for being off topic--but the problem is this doesn't fit neatly into a topic. It lies on the border ...
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Should Marketing Designers and Product Designers belong to different teams?

I've just joined a SASS company as Head of Design in which I'm leading a team of Product Designers. I learned after a couple weeks that there are also designers under the Marketing team who seem to be ...
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Do you have any recurring weekly or bi-weekly methods of sharing updates? What does that looks like?

I don't know how I can easily show ongoing research efforts to the broader team. As I am going about research and not necessarily synthesizing insights just yet, what are some good ways to signal that ...
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Naming conventions /terminology for different types of users?

Let's start with the most basic example: an UX company creates a website for a client (user). The website will be ran by a staff (users). This staff is divided in admin/tech staff (users) and ...
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Terminology and UI for AND/OR search in Collections

I'm moving from using Tags to using Collections for my users to organize their items. (See background below for why I'm doing this.) My issue is with AND/OR searching. For example, what would be the ...
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Need design that allows users to pick from existing documents

A key feature of our product (which creates legal documents for companies) is our data room, which stores their corporate documents. The data room has a large directory of pre-existing folders that ...
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Passive tabs on a drop down navigation menu?

Imagine I have a menu where I have several options, and on one of them I have subcategories (Products): Should I always put some content on the button "Products"? Or I can skip it so people ...
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Organizing UI elements differently based on user permission level UX guidelines

Does anyone know of any articles or write ups around this topic? I can't seem to find any resources around this. Think different users in the same organization that can see the same page of an ...
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Organising Spices for Cooking

In my kitchen I use a variety of spices, both powders and loose whole spices, numbering maybe 30 or 40 individual ingredients. Each one needs to be kept separate and reasonably well sealed while also ...
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WCAG 3.0 structure and assessment criteria benefits in current practice

Even though it is currently in draft form, the WCAG 3.0 document is looking to be more user-friendly and easier to assess compliance against. I think the change in the document structure and language ...
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What are good principles for organizing files?

My job is to organize department shared drives - which often contain hundreds of thousands of documents (mostly Word documents, but also spreadsheets and media). I'm quickly coming to the realization ...
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Best way to organize data gathered during research?

What is the best and most scientific way to organize all the qualtative data gathered during research? I think this is important because with easy to understand research and data, it will be difficult ...
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What would be the best way to organize a form development tool that has questions that can optionally be grouped by categories and subcategories?

I am building a form design tool for some clients to use when filling out some surveys. The form can be populated with questions which map to varying form elements (Text, Select, Checkboxes, etc) - ...
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Does .org really makes your visitor trust you more than .com?

I'm currently launching a new storytelling community, which its goal isn't targeted as making profit. Should we use .com or .org? Talking beside buying both, I prefer .org since we're a community ...
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Graph Showing Quantities of Multiple Categories for Multiple Years

I have three sets of data: +--------+------+------+------+ | Apples | | | | +--------+------+------+------+ | | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | | Jan | 40 | 36 | 44 | | Feb | ...
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Ways of organizing a lot of cards

For an intranet application we've developed a way for users to create dashboards. Each dashboard is named and then displayed as a card. In the beginning this was very easy to work with. Now we have ...
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Dropping the UX title in a fully mature organisation [closed]

I have not worked in a fully mature organisation (feel free to rate yours using any type of UX maturity model), but I want to know whether the designers and developers are simply called designers and ...
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How to deal with a lot (250+) of settings?

I'm currently working on an Android application that has a lot of (over 250) individual settings. During most of the app's existence there was no designer working on it, so the settings UI is mostly (...
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Organization of 500+ items

Our team has to work with a very large number of image resources (over 500). We're struggling to figure out how best to organize these items such that they are easy to work with. We're specifically ...
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"Starred" or "Favorited" items in an organizational app

I am designing an organizational app, and, per the specs, it has a "favorites" tag/shortcut/folder. This would exist alongside folders and tags. In your experience, is it a good idea to include "...
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What are best practices for naming convention, hierarchy structure for shared drives? [closed]

I'm working on a project to organize a Google Drive used to share company folders and files. I don't want to make changes for the sake of change. I do want to base the changes on a well documented ...
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Multiple Contact Us forms and how to handle them

What is the best approach to organize multiple forms? Simple websites might only have 1 contact form for any type of questions. However, some sites have contact forms for difference users. For ...
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Is there any better way of organising details in page [closed]

Please have a look at screen shot attached. Is there any way to organise the details. I am not a designer but tried with following but looks clumsy
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mobile screen game: 2 list of options

We have mobile game which includes 3 levels (training, public, expert), this game has 4 modes. now we have added new modes for training mode, these new modes are related to Training level only, what ...
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Navigation position

I'm re-rethinking my website and I would like to know what's the best for users. A navigation centered on the page + a centered logo A navigation on the left or right with a logo on the opposite (...
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Should large corporations have dedicated UX teams? [closed]

I'm just curious if my opinion is outside the norm. I work at a large corporation with a 200+ person IT department -- which includes 2 UX Architects, 3-4 frontend web developers, and a couple graphic ...
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What to do when your application has an "unmanageable" number of settings?

I like how Google's Material Design approaches patterns for application settings: Settings should be well-organized, predictable, and contain a manageable number of options (emphasis added). The ...
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What are common terms for sections of a web application behind and not-behind login?

I'm looking for some concise recognizable terms to help code organization for pages or content of a web application that are either behind a login or not behind a login.
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What are conventions for keyboard shortcuts in Windows and OSX?

Keyboard shortcuts in Windows appear to follow some sort of convention based on the modifier key, but I can't figure out precisely what it is. Here is my current best guess: Ctrl-* often does a ...
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Where is UX in an organizational structure?

My context/problem: I've worked in few organizations as a freelance UX consultant (researcher, analyst, coach, designer)... and I had always huge problems to make others in the company feel empathy ...
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Folders and Tagging pattern for a shared files?

I'm developing a user interface for an enterprise product that has programs that are created, run, and shared by members of an organization (i.e. a company). I want users to be able to easily find ...
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Design patterns for unstructured storage and search of information

The prevalence of tags seems to have helped drive a trend towards unstructured storage of information, and instead supporting unstructured or intelligent search features to help retrieve stored ...
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How to handle lists with 10,000+ entries?

I'm working on a feature that will allow administrators to manage lists of resources (people, vehicles) that number in the thousands. One client even has over a million entries. Making a simple list ...
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Shouldn't we separate UX from 'UX integration'?

I have been doing research on how software development organisations adapt UX practices as natural part of their processes and accept it in the whole organisation, what some researchers including me ...
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Date in the url

I am in the early stages of a web site where I post every week. each post has a file. I thought it was better not to include the date in the name of the file and that makes the url the same way. I try ...
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Should the UX team be organizationally with IT or Product Management?

I'm a UX veteran but new to company that has a Product management team. There is often questions about UX being under Product instead of the IT area. What are your thoughts? If it helps, my UX team ...
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Folders with one option vs the one option alone

I am designing a site for a school and I have reached a problem: I am putting teachers' websites (where the teachers post homework) under folders by the class they teach. However, some classes are ...
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Do training groups sit under or parallel to UX groups?

So we all know the goal of UX is to develop simple designs that require little training. However some complex system just require training, no matter how well the UI is designed. My question is should ...
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Name for specific design type instance

So if you look at my little visual example below, the format on top I assume would just be technically referred to as a Grid or Tabular format, but if you were to break each of those rows out and make ...
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Self registration vs. Admin registration

We are building a web system where each organization/institution has an account to manage credits (pricing). Each institution can then have individual users (with separate logins) that use the same ...
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How do I make every user's data "the most important"?

I'm working on an internal website for our employees. [Apologies if this background is too vague, but this isn't a public-facing website.] This site tracks a huge amount of data made up of many ...
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Organizing content using tabs and sidebar

In my customers dashboard (web), they can select products and see their respective stats, edit them... This is organized like this on PC: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq ...
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Why is lexicographical organization not considered a continuum?

http://usabilityfriction.com/2009/09/29/five-hat-racks/ Both Lexicographical (alphabetical) and Chronological seem like they are members of Continuum to me. They can be plotted like any other member ...
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How to display large amounts of data on one page with existing tabs as navigation?

I have a web application that uses the left navigation for major functionality and tabs for displaying different information within a function. One function is to enroll in something. There are ...
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Managing/organizing a portfolio of UX for a company

Working as a full-time UX professional for a company, after a while you can build up many projects that should also be kept track of and watched carefully. If you think about a site as having an ...
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Organizing UX bookmarks folder [closed]

I enjoy stumbling upon the web for finding great and inspirational UX resources which I bookmark for future reference. I think I have a well organized UI & Design bookmark folder tree that ...
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Should "Customer Service" be considered a function of user experience?

Despite the efforts of UI and UX professionals, users sometimes get stuck, or experience bugs using software. I think we can agree that their frustration is an indicator of bad user experience. Yet, a ...
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Main menu organization and usability patterns

I have a main menu at my application. We are refactoring the UI of the application, and we are thinking about reorganize the menu items. We are considering 2 options: leave as it's alpha sort My ...