Like many people, I receive multiple LinkedIn direct messages a week, each with its own email notification, like the one below. I find it such a frustrating experience, especially in 2020.Read More
If you run an ecommerce website or app, it’s likely that 30-50% of your transactions involved your site search. That’s why it’s critical that your mobile site search is well optimized, both in terms of functionality and user experience. Read More
Grab is a mobile app, like Uber or Lyft, which you use to book a car or taxi to drive you somewhere. I use the Grab Android app everyday to take my kids to and from school. Overall, it has a good user experience, especially after a recent redesign. However, there are still a number of usability ‘niggles’ which I suggest how to solve below. Read More
The United States Federal Reserve banking system is broken up into 12 districts or regions, each of which is overseen by a regional bank. Don’t ask me how but I was recently looking at the websites for these banks.
As I did so, I started thinking about navigation design. I am always interested in the similarities and differences in the way that different people organize information that covers the same subject matter.
Whether it is the grouping of information on a home page or the ordering of links in a main navigation bar, it is fascinating to see what conventions are followed and (for better or worse) where these trends are ignored.Read More