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Training page with multiple paths for different roles

I've got a client with internal employees and external contractors in a number of roles. Depending on the role, the project workflows are similar but not identical, and not all internal resources are ...
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Permissions and roles screen

I'm creating a web scheduling system. I'm thinking if to have a screen with a table with permissions checkboxes for multiples entities (every entity on a row), eachone with permissions to read, write ...
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Showing multiple role linkages in a single form

Working on a form design that lets the admin manage users. Besides editing user details, they can add or remove roles, Also for each role added, it should display the reports and forms it makes ...
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Managing groups, users and their roles and permissions

I'm working on improving the current layout for managing group and user permissions - mainly the presentation of these things. The way it currently works is that all permissions from a group (Read/...
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UX Design for user role attribute pickers

I am developing a user management dashboard for a client and part of the use cases will be to assign roles to newly uploaded users. For example user A could be a buyer on the platform and or seller. I ...
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Evolution of authentication-based navigation

Consider the case where an unauthenticated user sees a main navigation with a few items: In the old days, someone with admin privileges might log in and simply see additional items exclusive to their ...
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Showing multi list and drop down hierachy on page

We are dealing with Roles and assigning users to the Roles. Some of Roles which are Admin are not dependant on Context ( Environment - Production, Demo, Developement ), and some ( portal roles) are ...
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Is Customer Service Agent and the Customer two different personas or different roles?

Are 'Personas' and 'Roles' different in every scenario? Although i did my reading about roles and personas, im a bit confused about this topic with the context i'm working on. Scenario - One day ...
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How to best group interview subjects into “roles” for persona creation?

I’m a designer at a health tech start-up, and I’m currently working on a project to design a Telehealth platform to educate pre-op orthopedic patients, so that they don’t have to attend the requisite ...
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User permissions and roles - allow both or just roles?

Does it make more sense to only set permissions on roles, and the give roles to users, or should the application allow specifying user roles AND permissions? I'm not sure if allowing both to be set ...
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Application navigation when there are multiple main navigation possibilities?

What's the best way to present main navigation for a site where you login and have access to two products, that have some different navigation. 3 navigations: 1) External page, about us, products ...
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Using @ to denote responsibility

Would it be easily recognized if we used @john.smith at the beginning of the task description be used to denote "the individual responsible for the task"? Like in: [@John.Smith] Do the paperwork Or ...
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Differentiating between role based actions

Context I have two types of users (Students and Administrator) who will be interacting with the preference view screen (Students select their desired preferences before while filling their admission ...
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Should an Uber like app have two modes, one for customers and one for workers?

I am trying to make an Uber like website, where you can sign up as a customer (someone who uses the service) or a worker (someone who provides the service). Should I create two models for each of ...
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What's the best way to handle displaying a long list of user permissions in a UI?

I'm working on a permission-based access project. I have a long list, in the hundreds, of permissions that will allow Administrators of the system to customize permission groups for individual users. ...
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Creating personas with different roles

I am currently working on a project where I have to design the administration panel of a new application. I have some questions about creating personas in that project. I read often about not ...
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Managing Users With Multiple Roles & Properties

I need to manage a list of users who can have different roles on different websites. A user could manage up to 20 websites. I'm trying to find the best way to organize this information. The image ...
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Product Developer vs Product Designer. What's the difference?

I've notice that more and more people who used to call themselves Product Designer or Product Developer. Most of the time maybe they work on the same things. I'm struggling to find any good articles ...
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Has anyone out there found examples of solid UX career path definitions with roles?

As most of you probably know, job titles, roles, and responsibilities in the User Experience field are often ambiguous or suspect at best, and a total mess at worst. It doesn't help that most HR ...
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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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Attention to specific items based on user role and permissions

Inputs and facts: System users might have various roles, based on permissions. Some roles with advanced permissions allow access to specific items (e.g. posts), which are not visible to users with ...
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User Login and Signup for App with Multiple, but Separate, Roles

I'm building an app that will have two different types of users, let's say "Shoppers" and "Agents" for example. I am trying to determine whether I should split the login / signup to different areas ...
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What's a good single-word term that means "a user who's signed in to your website"?

I'm trying to devise the standard nomenclature for our application, and I wanted to use a term that can be used across all our documentation and artifacts (i.e. user flows, scenario maps, etc.) A ...
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A different profile photo for each user's role?

I'm building an app where a user may have many different roles. Each role is distinct and each role will be shown in different parts of the application to other users. I had thought to give users the ...
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how to define the roles in a messaging app (ie like whatsapp)

I'm currently building an app for instant messaging (similar to whatsapp).. in my requirements doc I'm trying to define the roles. Like in any messaging app, there is the person who's currently using ...
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Interaction Design Role

I'm getting more and more confused by the different job titles out there … Especially the Interaction Designer is used indifferently I find regarding the visual design aspect. As per my understanding ...
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Grouping Features permission

On the Wire-framing, you can see a list of sub-features under 'Accounts' and 'Products'. Manager and Accountants are the user roles. I am trying to figure how to reduce mental load by not showing ...
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Visualising sharing settings, roles and rights

A little about our platform; We have events that are part of calendars (1 or more). Calendars can then be added to a user dashboard. That user dashboard can have many members part of it. (Owner, ...
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UX best practice for role based access?

I am creating the information architecture for Enterprise software and currently putting in place Hierarchical Role based Access in order to personalise the user journey and allow my users to perform ...
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The coding monkey dilemma

This is a quotation from an interview with a practitioner with a technical background and role: Developers are all smart people; they don't enjoy their work if somebody tells them this is what you ...
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Pattern for multiple roles that have access to different parts of the same view?

Imagine I have two roles: Administrator Teacher Imagine a view Class Administrator has a subset of the functions allowed in the class view: Create a new class Name the class Add/remove students in ...
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How can I design a 'non-linear' user permission table with two column relationships?

I'm exploring the idea of using a two column relationship to deal with granting user permissions. The left column has rows where the user can be granted a 'view' or 'edit' permission in each cell row. ...
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Layout for assigned roles to users and organizations and managing those users

I am building layouts for a public-facing site that requires the user to fill in multiple pages of information to apply for a license. Think in terms of someone applying to hold an event on public ...
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What's the clearest way to show partial status of multiple selections?

I'm working on an administrator interface--nothing new, it's been done thousands of times before--that will be used by both the IT administrators of an organization as well as some more advanced users ...
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Should users see a 404 page if they are trying to view locked content?

If a user attempts to view a private repo on GitHub when they are not logged in, they get a 404 error page. Pro) It seems that the repo does not exist to those lacking proper access. This might help ...
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When to use roles vs personas?

I am working on an web based application that is accessible by a small group of clients and their employees. I have been reading a lot about the development of personas but I'm not sure that that is ...
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Permissions and Roles

I'm attempting to implement an interface for managing user roles. Each role can be allowed access to specific modules. Within those modules the user is also allowed access to specific activities. I'...
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WAI-ARIA & HTML5 - Why should I favor the latter?

I want to learn more about how to make webpages more accessible, so I've spend the last few hours reading about WAI-ARIA. Still, the whole concept isn't quite clear to me - HTML5 is part of that ...
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Site navigation based on roles

We have an internal line of business app with a navigation menu at the top. Some users need access to the invoicing sections, others need access to forecasting sections, and admin users need access to ...
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