Experience Design

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The Best Career of 2008!

11 January 2008 | Alex Christie

US News does an annual article on what they consider to be the Best Careers of 2008 and I am thrilled to report that Usability/User experience specialist was 1 of 31 careers highlighted. Of course, [...]

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Project Management Tips

8 January 2008 | Alex Christie

Some useful tips when managing a project: Keep it simple. Stick with what works. Put the real before the ideal. Have a process but be flexible. When all else fails, just work. Make sure everyone [...]

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IE8 in the hunt for web standards

3 January 2008 | Alex Christie

IE has long come under fire for its dodgy standards support. So much so that Opera filed an antitrust complaint with the EU last month. The developers at Microsoft have somewhat hit back by announcing [...]

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Accessibility testing and auditing

3 January 2008 | Alex Christie

Accessibility testing When it comes to accessibility testing your website the best way to do it is with real disabled users that will ensure to uncover all accessibility issues on your site.  Another benefit to [...]

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Good CSS

19 December 2007 | Alex Christie

Looking for some inspiration on tabless web design check out these sites! CSS Remix A blend of some great CSS web design CSS Web Design Yorkshire CSS Web Design Yorkshire is a gallery of web [...]

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BBC beta site

18 December 2007 | Alex Christie

BBC beta home page: BBC beta site Interesting notes on the beeb site: The greek letter (beta) isn’t the only Web 2.0 cliché that has been embraced: Rounded corners: check, Sloppy gradients: check, Garish colours: [...]

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Try Not To Click

10 December 2007 | Alex Christie

Can You Resist the Urge to Click? I came across this website a while ago www.dontclick.it/. There are no buttons to be seen here! Be prepared to throw away your mouse, could this be the [...]

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Call to Action / Conversion #3

13 November 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Customer Service Even in a large department store Customer Service is normally a desk at the back of the shop, that you queue for if you are not happy with your purchase. Online customer service [...]

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Call to Action / Conversion #2

13 November 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Three fundamental ways to increase your online revenue Increase Traffic On the theory that more traffic equals more buyers. However, most of the tactics for increasing your traffic require you to spend more money on [...]

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Russian Schools Get Linux

10 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

No More Microsoft Operating System? Since the demise of the USSR, Russia has changed significantly in the light of democracy. This change has also come at a price where the education system has been caught [...]