Truly great product design doesn’t come from beautiful looking products, but products that function beautifully.
It’s time to re-create storytelling in your office. And no, this does not mean you should all gather around a campfire with sticks and a bag of marshmallows. If you want to execute great product design, your team of designers needs to start thinking in terms of stories, not in terms of blueprints, according to this post at GigaOM by Braden Kowitz, leader of the Google Ventures Design Studio.
Kyrie Robinson, User Experience Design Partner at Silicon Valley Product Group, outlines the keys to developing a streamlined user experience that your customers will love.
After being buried in code for months, developers can sometimes lose sight of how someone unfamiliar with the product will view and understand it. That’s where Kyrie Robinson, a user experience design expert and partner at Silicon Valley Product Group, comes in. She recently stopped by OpenView Labs to discuss why it is so important to design websites and software with the user in mind, and how impactful an intuitive user experience can be on customer satisfaction.
User experience expert Kyrie Robinson explains why creating accurate, detailed user personas is the key to better UX design and happier customers.
Whether you are developing, fine tuning, or advancing your software you need to keep your users in mind. Although you know your product inside and out, your users will be approaching it from a different angle — often one you may not have considered.
Give your customers what they want by making your user experience design faster.
Almost all user feedback will show that the number one request of customers is speed. Users equate fast with easy, so if you can speed up your user experience design, you’ll find yourself with happier customers. A lover of fast design herself, Kyrie Robinson of Silicon Valley Product Group offers you seven ways to speed up your design.
Discover why umbrella structure and nexus structure are crucial elements to executing superlative website navigation design.
It’s almost always immediately apparent whether or not a website or mobile app team has succeeded or failed in incorporating top-notch user experience design into their product. While great website design can often be subtle, there’s no hiding poor navigation.
Do you know who your real users are? User experience design expert Kyrie Robinson explains why you can’t create truly accurate user personas without getting out of the building.
When you’re optimizing and developing your product you need to know who’s going to be working with it. Not who you think is going to be touching it, but who will actually be working with your product day in and day out. So to truly have accurate user personas you need to start collecting data.
User Experience expert Kyrie Robinson breaks down the perks and perils of outsourcing UX design.
Whether you’re just getting your business off the ground or you’re a small business with more than you can handle, outside UX design help can be a useful tool to reach for. But, as Kyrie Robinson of Silicon Valley Product Group explains, you must deploy that help properly in order to maximize effectiveness and minimize further difficulties.
With users spending more and more time on the web, software makers have a responsibility to promote creative product design that inspires their customers.
Victor Mathieux, designer and co-founder of Everest and creator of agoalplanner.com, writes in Fast Co. Design that creative product design is just as important as creative workspaces when it comes to inspiring others.