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What it means to be a design-led company and how to become one

Geoff Harrison

Organizations that embrace evidence-driven design increase profits, retain customers, and align on business goals quicker than their engineering-led counterparts. This article will discuss what it means to be a design-led organization and how you can apply design in any industry.

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Workplace Culture: Understanding the Positivity Ratio

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

Do you feel silly, amused, or fun-loving? That’s a positive emotion. Do you feel guilty, repentant, or blameworthy? That’s a negative emotion. Both positive and negative emotions change the way that our brain operates. Negative emotions narrow our perspective to focus on threats. Positive emotions broaden our field of vision.

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Blink pro bono program: Designing for social change

Kristina Knaus

Is your organization tackling problems and topics that address society’s most pressing issues? We'd love to hear from you!

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Making the Most of a Internship Experience Through Collaboration

Karam Yoo

During my UX design internship, I learned that collaborating with my project team, the project client, and fellow Blinkers was the key to a successful project and internship experience.

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Designing for Mobility Impairments

Joe Welinske

Blake Geyen

I met with Blake, one of Blink’s assistive device specialists, to discuss the challenges of his mobility impairment and his tips for creating inclusive app and web designs.

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2021 Pro Bono Project Update

Lynsey Lacher

We checked in with our pro bono project teams earlier this month to get an update on the projects in flight. Meet this year’s pro bono clients and learn more about their innovative solutions for some of society’s most pressing issues.

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Workplace Culture: How an Evidence-Based, Data-Driven Approach Produces Thriving Resu...

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

A positive company culture requires the same careful curation, management, and rigor as any other aspect of a business. At Blink, we consciously design our culture to ensure that employees have the structure and guidance they need to fully develop their skills and abilities for a happy and rewarding career.

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Prioritizing Accessibility in UX Research and Design

McKayl Barrows

As we gear up for our Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) event on Thursday, May 20, 2021, learn how our UX teams are making accessibility a priority, and how your team can do the same.

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Why You Should Treat Your Website Like a Product

Kelly Franznick

Understanding your website as a product will set your company apart from competitors.

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Why Your UX Team Needs a Project Manager

Serena Down

Project management allows UX researchers, designers, and strategists to focus on the right problem at the right time, without losing sight of the bigger picture.

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What You You Need to Know About Business-to-Employee User Experience

Kelly Franznick

We answer the question, "What is B2E UX?" and discuss three reasons why adopting easy-to-use technology for your employees will enrich your company.

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What Is the Impact of the Proposed Revisions to the W3C WAI?

Joe Welinske

Blink is looking forward to integrating version 3 into its existing accessibility practice as soon as it is formalized. All organizations interested in expanding accessibility on the web should welcome this latest addition from the W3C.

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