paulseys
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Website Addresses - To Hyphen or Not to Hyphen ?
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I always go with alloneword ("all one word"), unless: The words within the URL start and finish with the same letter, e.g. business-shop.com, Or if the non-hyphenated version creates something ...

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Is taking the CUA (certified Usability analyst) certification worth it?
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I completed the CUA course back in 2008-9 (I think) followed by the exam a few months later. Although I have a Degree in a related field (Graphic and Interactive Design), I wanted to suppliment this ...

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Quick website evaluation checklist
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The Usability Toolkit that Bunnyfoot helped develop for COI may be of use. COI Usability Toolkit

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What are the most adopted use cases for QR codes? Do alternatives or variations provide better user experience?
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According to Comscore "14 Million Americans Scanned QR Codes on their Mobile Phones in June 2011", representing about 6.2% of the total mobile audience. http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/...

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iPhone/iPad: Do people use landscape mode?
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I find I alternate between both, so fall nicely in-between both you (Phil, Mike). Although I probably default to landscape more often than not certain activities are more comfortable portrait, such ...

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Home button vs Logo link?
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I don't know of any research into this but have noticed the same trend becoming more and more popular. The guys at Fhoke blogged about it a few months ago. I'm not aware of any concrete proof that it ...

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Participant recruitment agencies - recommendations
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We use Criteria for all our UT but would be interested to see what other companies get recommended. Just asked a friend and they just suggested taking a look at the AQR directory (Association for ...

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What book would you recommend as a decent 'intro to UX' aimed at non-practitioners?
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@jaysonelliot just suggested that help understand why UX exists a good book would be "Designing for People" by Henry Dreyfuss

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Are QR Codes good UX?
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I agree with Erikrojo's point: bad UX unless you have an audience knowing (and technically able) what to do with it. It's comes down to knowing your audience, and if they're technically savvy ...

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where to source images for personas
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Facebook - I know a couple of people who trawl through their friends on Facebook and then just ask them for permission to use their photo. You can't get much more real than that!

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Recommended UX events and event news sources?
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LBi have created (and maintain) a Google calendar of all forthcoming UX events in the UK. Well worth a look: http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=5iaao7piic3jkh3vvei44ujl08%40group.calendar....

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Reference books for data visualisation and dashboard design
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Not a great example of dashboard design but Brian Suda is currently writing a book 'a Practical Guide to Designing for Data'. Although its not out until later in the year it might be of use for future ...

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