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Gamification for knowledge management database or not?

Is it worth it to add some gamification? Yes, but do some research first. Gamification done poorly can backfire. In the links below, each one describes successes AND failures. I don't think you'd ...
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Design principles: Lean data vs. bloated data

If there's some usage statistics available for your users, something like the 80/20 rule or Pareto Principle is a general indicator of where you should be focusing your efforts. It is a more ...
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Why are labels more important than values in forms?

Interesting question! I have always (absentmindedly :P) emphasized the labels and this finally made me look into the matter as I am UX Engineer myself. This is what I could gather and these are ...
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Handling gender in statistical test data

This is indeed a matter of phrasing. What you need to know is biological sex, not gender. Gender is personal, a sort of sense of self. Biological sex is what others have assigned you when you were ...
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Asking data from multiple users on the same screen - good or bad UX?

I agree that option A makes the most sense. It provides a clear path focused on a single user at a time. After the main cardholder completes their information, a notification of some kind could ...
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Questions regarding biological sex seen as offensive?

A very similar question can be found here: Handling gender in statistical test data. Unfortunately, by asking for someone's biological sex and not the gender, you cannot avoid causing discomfort for ...
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Design principles: Lean data vs. bloated data

It is hard to answer your question without having more details. However, when it comes to the approach to this task, I think that Maeda's SHE may be a good principle. As Maeda says, "the simplest ...
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UX implications - EU General Data Protection Regulation

Here are two great starting points on GDPR, UX & Marketing that i have found helpful myself: GDPR: 10 examples of best practice UX for obtaining marketing consent This article contains key UX ...
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UX implications - EU General Data Protection Regulation

I was reading through the regulation itself and opinions on it. I was thinking that by the end of my inquiry I can come up with UX guidelines. Nope, did not happened. Here's are my takeaways: You ...
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Design principles: Lean data vs. bloated data

I guess from DB perspective, normalization will come to your help, and you will certainly have guidelines which are focused on performance and other tangible factors. I would instead draw your ...
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Design principles: Lean data vs. bloated data

To build on Michael Lai's answer, here's some additional info on the 80/20 rule from Universal Principles of Design: 80/20 Rule - A high percentage of effects in any large system are caused by a ...
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Why are labels more important than values in forms?

Labels are emphasised because they are more important to users than the value itself. Users are scanning for words in labels that tell them what the form is for and what action is expected of them. ...
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Why are labels more important than values in forms?

Labels have more weight because people don't read information, they scan information. If you would scan, what would you scan for: a) Pasta Alfredo, Spaghetti Carbonara, Spaghetti Bolognese b) ...
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Gamification for knowledge management database or not?

The following are worthy readings about this matter. (1) A good article to start digging and understanding gamification for business: The Evolution of Gamification in the Workplace, by Sharlyn Lauby ...
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User interface for uploading, verifying, and importing data into database

At Flatfile, we've invested a lot of time and effort in getting the UX on this process right. Our product provides a plug & play UI wizard that allows the user to match columns in their file with ...
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feature prioritization

I think your next step here should be focusing on the improvement of the current features. If you have already discovered that "most calls point to issues that could be solved by improving current ...
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Asking data from multiple users on the same screen - good or bad UX?

I think the answer to your question is the same as the answer to the following question: Which one of the following groups of data points is the most closely related? ************** * Option A *...
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How to encourage users to report data issues?

Users in shopping mode tend to be rather passive, so I wouldn't require more than 1 click. A simple, small textlink saying something like "This listing is missing information" in a corner of the ...
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Asking data from multiple users on the same screen - good or bad UX?

In your case I agree with you, A is more logical. And it's ok to take more time; nobody's collecting efficiency data on your users (I assume). If your users were business users who had data ...
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how to implement in-page surveys efficiently?

The best way for an organization to get feedback on its services - without just annoying its customers are Customer feedback bots which transform the survey experience. You can check my yesterdays' ...
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To show "treat entered string text" to null & empty?

In my opinion the "Null" would be confusing for the most of people. I would used the "Empty" text.
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Is it ok to run usability tests with non-customers?

Totally! Even though some people practitioners accuse this practice of being "ux theater" a common usage of personas is using them to have non-users perform testing while pretending to be different ...
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Is it ok to run usability tests with non-customers?

The short answer is: It is fine for the scenario you described, assuming that the term usability testing was used consciously. Quoting from Wikipeda: [Usability Testing] is more concerned with the ...
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What are some rationales for requiring end users to create an account when they do their online shopping?

There are two basic rationales work behind this 'force to sign up' step that needs to be done by the end users: To personalize end user's shopping experience or, to improve end user's future shopping ...
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Questions regarding biological sex seen as offensive?

Can we have a section grouping biological details like age, height, weight, etc and then use the field "Biological Sex". Just below the section we can have a comment stating "Information required to ...
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Gated content: Asking users to fill in a short survey(2-5 questions) before allowing to download a free product

I would be concerned that using a pop-up or intercept form whenever the user decides to download the free product would lead to user abandonment ("Oh, now I have to fill out a form? Forget it."). If ...
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Should I store ZipCode on Storage?

At least here in the United States, the issue of online privacy can be very divisive (personally, I tend to favor privacy settings that provide the most seamless experience rather than the most ...
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Should I store ZipCode on Storage?

Not storing the ZIP for the current session would be very inconvenient for users if they are usually checking more than one product in a session. The question is if you would want to persist the info ...
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Should I store ZipCode on Storage?

Yes As an user, if you ask me my zip code and I provide it, I'll expect you use it for something useful, like, for example, best options you can offer me, pricing, etc. And if I check out, I'll ...
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Should you autosave when app is minimized?

I'd expect the behaviour to be the opposite of what you're saying... When I press back I'd expect some kind of warning about my data being "reset". When I press home I expect the form to stay as it is....
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