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    Five UX tips for improving forms on mobile apps

    By Ildikó Tuck,

    2019 ux

    Forms. We need them as a business and we put up with them as a user because we have little choice.

    There’s an inherent tension between businesses wanting to find out more about users, and the users dislike of filling out long forms. It’s been there since the paper days, and it isn’t going anywhere… well, at least until the machines will learn to automatically read our minds and trace our habits (ahem, they don’t already do that, right?). But let’s just leave that aside for now.

    What is a Clickable Prototype?

    By Ildikó Tuck,

    2018 design development ux

    Perhaps the most common question after "How are you?" in any context is “So, what do you do for a living?" If you’re a UX designer, answering that will get complicated quickly. Because, even though the field has been around for a while now, many people - even those working in IT - still aren’t sure what exactly UX is.

    Anyone working in this field for any significant amount of time would have the “off-the shelf” answer that doesn’t turn into a 5-minute soapbox moment where we explain what UX is and why it matters (so much!!). My answer is “it’s kind of like engaging an architect for a house, I create a blueprint for web apps that tells everyone where everything needs to go. And then I talk to people about it”. That answer is usually plenty complicated to yield some confused looks.

    Should I listen to my UX consultant or implement my own vision?

    By Ildikó Tuck,

    2017 design ux

    Today some 89% of Australians are consumers of digital content and we have a seemingly endless selection of it to choose from. Given our vast choice of content, we, as users became increasingly more discerning.

    It wasn’t too long ago when we were happy if an app had a mobile version or a responsive site. Now, the options available mean that we will not put up with anything less than delightful. And, once we find that piece of delightful software, we tend to stick to it. We all know this first-hand, being daily consumers of digital content and knowing our own devices intimately. With the importance users place on their experience with today’s online content, entrepreneurs building new software are usually fully aware that they require UX, and they need it to be excellent.

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