The most compelling design solutions are ones that are simple, natural to use, and completely in tune with users' needs and experiences. Achieving these solutions in the design of technology products and e-business applications requires building a multidisciplinary team; tapping resources such as published research, guidelines, and standards; and involving users throughout the design process. Here we explain design concepts and provide resources for achieving compelling designs.
Learn about the users' bill of rights, the principles that drive successful user interface design, and models you can use to design for Ease of Use.
Learn more about the design patterns, i.e. solutions for enabling users and designers to achieve their goals occurring within specific task and environmental contexts.
Review guidelines on how software and hardware companies can design a positive initial experience that is productive and satisfying for the user.
Read about User-Centered Design, a well-established process that is used by many organizations to deliver products that meet users' expectations.
An Agile approach to User Experience and Design (New!)
Read about best practices for User Experience and Design practitioners to follow in adapting their activities and deliverables to an agile development process.