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Smashing UX Design [electronic resource] : Foundations for Designing Online User Experiences

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470666852Publication details: Chichester : Wiley, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9780470970430
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Smashing UX Design : Foundations for Designing Online User ExperiencesDDC classification:
  • 005.72 006.7
LOC classification:
  • QA76.9.U83
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Contents:
SMASHING UX DESIGN; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; AUTHORS' ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; WHAT IS THIS BOOK ABOUT?; PART I: UX PROCESSES AND PROJECTS; CHAPTER 1: UNDERSTANDING THE USER-CENTERED DESIGN PROCESS; THE VIRTUOUS CIRCLE; UX AND DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES; CASE STUDIES: UCD IN PRACTICE; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 2: PLANNING UX PROJECTS; GETTING STARTED WITH UX PLANNING; SELLING USER-CENTERED DESIGN TO YOUR CLIENTS; WHAT DOES A USER EXPERIENCE PROJECT LOOK LIKE?; HOW MUCH TIME AND BUDGET SHOULD YOU MAKE AVAILABLE FOR UX?; CHOOSING UX TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES; PLANNING UX: CASE STUDIES
CHAPTER 5: PLANNING, CONDUCTING, AND ANALYZING A USABILITY TESTWHEN TO PERFORM A USABILITY TEST; WHY IS USABILITY TESTING IMPORTANT?; HOW TO CONDUCT A USABILITY TEST; A TYPICAL USABILITY TESTING PROJECT SCHEDULE; DIFFERENT TYPES OF USABILITY TESTING; CHAPTER 6: GAINING USEFUL INSIGHTS FROM COMPETITOR BENCHMARKING; WHEN TO PERFORM COMPETITOR BENCHMARKING; WHY IS COMPETITOR BENCHMARKING IMPORTANT?; HOW TO PERFORM A COMPETITOR BENCHMARK; WHAT DOES A COMPETITOR BENCHMARK LOOK LIKE?; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 7: CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH; WHEN TO CONDUCT CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH
HOW TO ANALYZE THE RESULTS OF A SURVEYCHAPTER 10: CONDUCTING A USEFUL EXPERT REVIEW; WHY ARE EXPERT REVIEWS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO CONDUCT AN EXPERT REVIEW; HOW TO CONDUCT AN EXPERT REVIEW; ANALYZING AND REPORTING YOUR FINDINGS; RESOURCES; PART III: UX DESIGN TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES; CHAPTER 11: PLANNING AND RUNNING SUCCESSFUL IDEATION WORKSHOPS; WHY ARE IDEATION WORKSHOPS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO RUN AN IDEATION WORKSHOP; HOW TO RUN AN IDEATION WORKSHOP; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 12: CREATING TASK MODELS AND USER JOURNEYS THAT CONVEY REAL USER BEHAVIOR; WHY ARE TASK MODELS AND USER JOURNEYS IMPORTANT?
TIPS FOR WORKING WITH...RESOURCES; PART II: UX RESEARCH AND EVALUATION TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES; CHAPTER 3: PLANNING AND CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS; WHY ARE STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO CONDUCT STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS; HOW TO CONDUCT STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS; ANALYZING AND REPORTING YOUR FINDINGS; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 4: ORGANIZING AND RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOP; WHY ARE REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOPS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO RUN A REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOP; HOW TO RUN A REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOP; AFTER THE WORKSHOP; RESOURCES
WHEN TO DEVELOP TASK MODELS AND USER JOURNEYS
WHY IS CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH IMPORTANT?HOW TO CONDUCT CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 8: USING ANALYTICS TO UNCOVER INTERESTING USER BEHAVIOR; WHY ARE ANALYTICS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO USE ANALYTICS; USING ANALYTICS TO HELP SHAPE YOUR OTHER UX DELIVERABLES; DIFFERENT TYPES OF ANALYTICS YOU CAN USE; HOW TO USE ANALYTICS TO UNCOVER USER BEHAVIOR; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 9: DESIGNING, LAUNCHING, AND ANALYZING A SUCCESSFUL SURVEY; WHEN SHOULD YOU LAUNCH A SURVEY?; HOW TO DESIGN AN ONLINE SURVEY; HOW TO BUILD A SURVEY USING AN ONLINE TOOL; HOW TO LAUNCH YOUR SURVEY
Summary: The ultimate guide to UX from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers Smashing Magazine is the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers and with this book the authors provide the ideal resource for mastering User Experience Design (UX). The authors provide an overview of UX and User Centred Design and examine in detail sixteen of the most common UX design and research tools and techniques for your web projects. The authors share their top tips from their collective 30 years of working in UX including:
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SMASHING UX DESIGN; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; AUTHORS' ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; WHAT IS THIS BOOK ABOUT?; PART I: UX PROCESSES AND PROJECTS; CHAPTER 1: UNDERSTANDING THE USER-CENTERED DESIGN PROCESS; THE VIRTUOUS CIRCLE; UX AND DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES; CASE STUDIES: UCD IN PRACTICE; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 2: PLANNING UX PROJECTS; GETTING STARTED WITH UX PLANNING; SELLING USER-CENTERED DESIGN TO YOUR CLIENTS; WHAT DOES A USER EXPERIENCE PROJECT LOOK LIKE?; HOW MUCH TIME AND BUDGET SHOULD YOU MAKE AVAILABLE FOR UX?; CHOOSING UX TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES; PLANNING UX: CASE STUDIES

CHAPTER 5: PLANNING, CONDUCTING, AND ANALYZING A USABILITY TESTWHEN TO PERFORM A USABILITY TEST; WHY IS USABILITY TESTING IMPORTANT?; HOW TO CONDUCT A USABILITY TEST; A TYPICAL USABILITY TESTING PROJECT SCHEDULE; DIFFERENT TYPES OF USABILITY TESTING; CHAPTER 6: GAINING USEFUL INSIGHTS FROM COMPETITOR BENCHMARKING; WHEN TO PERFORM COMPETITOR BENCHMARKING; WHY IS COMPETITOR BENCHMARKING IMPORTANT?; HOW TO PERFORM A COMPETITOR BENCHMARK; WHAT DOES A COMPETITOR BENCHMARK LOOK LIKE?; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 7: CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH; WHEN TO CONDUCT CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH

HOW TO ANALYZE THE RESULTS OF A SURVEYCHAPTER 10: CONDUCTING A USEFUL EXPERT REVIEW; WHY ARE EXPERT REVIEWS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO CONDUCT AN EXPERT REVIEW; HOW TO CONDUCT AN EXPERT REVIEW; ANALYZING AND REPORTING YOUR FINDINGS; RESOURCES; PART III: UX DESIGN TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES; CHAPTER 11: PLANNING AND RUNNING SUCCESSFUL IDEATION WORKSHOPS; WHY ARE IDEATION WORKSHOPS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO RUN AN IDEATION WORKSHOP; HOW TO RUN AN IDEATION WORKSHOP; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 12: CREATING TASK MODELS AND USER JOURNEYS THAT CONVEY REAL USER BEHAVIOR; WHY ARE TASK MODELS AND USER JOURNEYS IMPORTANT?

TIPS FOR WORKING WITH...RESOURCES; PART II: UX RESEARCH AND EVALUATION TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES; CHAPTER 3: PLANNING AND CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS; WHY ARE STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO CONDUCT STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS; HOW TO CONDUCT STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS; ANALYZING AND REPORTING YOUR FINDINGS; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 4: ORGANIZING AND RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOP; WHY ARE REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOPS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO RUN A REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOP; HOW TO RUN A REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOP; AFTER THE WORKSHOP; RESOURCES

WHEN TO DEVELOP TASK MODELS AND USER JOURNEYS

WHY IS CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH IMPORTANT?HOW TO CONDUCT CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 8: USING ANALYTICS TO UNCOVER INTERESTING USER BEHAVIOR; WHY ARE ANALYTICS IMPORTANT?; WHEN TO USE ANALYTICS; USING ANALYTICS TO HELP SHAPE YOUR OTHER UX DELIVERABLES; DIFFERENT TYPES OF ANALYTICS YOU CAN USE; HOW TO USE ANALYTICS TO UNCOVER USER BEHAVIOR; RESOURCES; CHAPTER 9: DESIGNING, LAUNCHING, AND ANALYZING A SUCCESSFUL SURVEY; WHEN SHOULD YOU LAUNCH A SURVEY?; HOW TO DESIGN AN ONLINE SURVEY; HOW TO BUILD A SURVEY USING AN ONLINE TOOL; HOW TO LAUNCH YOUR SURVEY

The ultimate guide to UX from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers Smashing Magazine is the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers and with this book the authors provide the ideal resource for mastering User Experience Design (UX). The authors provide an overview of UX and User Centred Design and examine in detail sixteen of the most common UX design and research tools and techniques for your web projects. The authors share their top tips from their collective 30 years of working in UX including: