Reading Time: 8 mins approx. In simple terms, the job of a UX Designer is to make people’s life easy. The truth is, everyone's job in some way or the other is to make people’s life easy. Take the example of a cashier at a store, his job makes life easier for customers as well … Continue reading An exception to being user-friendly
Reading Time: 3 mins approx. The business of delivering restaurant food to customer's place have improvised from telephone-based ordering system to takeout counters, and now websites and mobile applications. We at UXShots conducted a User Research on "The impact of food delivery apps on techies". Research Objective: This research aims to take a deeper look … Continue reading Impact of food delivery apps on techies
Reading Time: 2 mins approx. Every UX Designer must have hands-on experience in ‘User Research’ to do justice to his/her work and that’s the dream that all of us here at UXShots decided to tackle a couple of months ago. Our research objective was to try and answer this question, “Can fitness apps replace gyms? … Continue reading User Research: Fitness app vs Gym
Late last week I went to a hypermarket to buy groceries. I had my two-year-old daughter with me and shopping with kids is... Oh God! Almost impossible I would say. The staff were very helpful and friendly. They entertained my little one and even pushed the shopping cart so that I could quickly get everything … Continue reading Are loyalty programs loyal to users?
Reading Time: 2 mins approx. Donald Norman - “Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability - they should go hand in hand” Don Norman is the co Founder and consultant of the Nielsen Norman Group. He is best known for his book ‘The Design of Everyday Things’. He has expertise in design, usability, and cognitive science. … Continue reading Pioneers in UX
Reading Time: 3 mins approx. In my previous article - Typography for Older Adults. How important is it? , I mentioned that to be a skilled UX Designer, we need to have the ability to empathize with people. Once you understand their - point of views, interests, pains, and gains, we may provide viable solutions … Continue reading Stepping in one’s shoes – via Bodystorming
Reading Time: 3 mins approx. We are UX Designers and we strive to make sure interactions are smooth and pleasing. Have we ever thought of making people interactions also smooth all the time? Yes, it is purely dependant on the context, but to make ‘people experience’ better should also be a focus of a UX … Continue reading People Experience – PX
Reading Time: 2 mins approx. “People remember incomplete or interrupted tasks better than completed tasks” … Sounds familiar? In the 1920s, Bluma Wulfovna Zeigarnik conducted a study on memory in which she compared memory in relation to incomplete and complete tasks. She found that incomplete tasks are easier to remember than successful ones and this … Continue reading Zeigarnik Effect
Reading Time: 2 mins approx. People simply love the word “FREE”. They are happy and willing to use anything that is given to them for free. So our marketers and ad agencies play really well with this word. In our everyday lives, we have come across different variations for free like: Free trialsBuy One Get … Continue reading Are Free Trials Really Free?
Reading Time: 6 mins approx. Working as a UX Designer, I keep myself updated about the latest UX trends that would enhance my knowledge in this field. Three years ago, I was going through UX articles to gain wisdom and I came across an article that claimed itself to be the next breakthrough in the … Continue reading Anticipatory Design