Archive for July, 2014

Have you heard of Stitch Fix? It’s a personal shopping service for women that has been gaining popularity lately. It seems simple enough: you answer a few questions, and voila! In a few days, you get a box at your doorstop filled with hand-chosen items specifically for you. This is meant for the lady who… Read more

Sarah Miller leads the Employee Development efforts here at Blink UX and decided to go out and get some dirt under her fingernails last Friday. Here’s why. What is Community Day? Blink UX encourages all its employees to take one workday a year to volunteer at any charity or organization of their choosing. It’s really… Read more

Designing for engagement is now one of the most talked about aspects of user experience design. It makes sense − UX practitioners often focus on designing websites and applications that draw their revenue from users interacting with them, whether by clicking on ads or making purchases. Increasing engagement is a clear way to increased revenue,… Read more

Last night, a few colleagues and I popped in to the Washington Technology Industry Association’s (WTIA) Tech in Focus panel session on The Internet of Things (IoT). Featuring panelists from hot tech companies in the region, I wanted to get to the bottom of the IoT buzz: What is it? And why now? Apparently RIGHT… Read more

One way to learn more about how your users respond to your design is to ask them their opinions during a usability test, but a good researcher observes more than just what they say. Read more