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Author Archives: Trevor Johnson

These apps can help you save the world – one tap at a time

Since World Usability Day is coming up and is focused on “Design for the future we want,” I thought I’d share some of the everyday apps and sites I use with features that help meet some of the UN’s 17 … Read more

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6 Rules for Successful Form Design

When designing forms, there are some simple rules to keep in mind for a successful user experience. 1. Keep form field names on top If the name of the field is in the box, the user might forget what they’re … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

7 UX/Design Myths BUSTED

Myth 1: Users don’t scroll BUSTED: This was probably true in the ’90s, and maybe a bit in the ’00s. Nowadays, however, people know how to use the web, including how to scroll. We know this from our own user … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

When to Use “Introduced Goals” in Your UX Approach

If we try to design an experience without clearly defining the user and business goals, we’ll end up creating tools no one uses, we’ll have CTAs that no one clicks on, and ultimately, we won’t be doing much to support … Read more

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10 Accessibility Requirements That Will Help Your UX

Are you ready to start thinking about accessibility in your design process? Below you will find our top 10 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) requirements. Note, this is not a comprehensive list of the requirements. This is a list of … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

Inclusive Design: A better experience for everyone

Last year, I wrote a post about easy first steps for working accessible design into your process. Recently, I’ve been thinking more about accessibility and wanted to discuss a related topic, inclusive design. Inclusive design is a way of thinking … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

Re: Enterprise UX Industry Report 2017-2018

UXPin recently released their 2017-2018 Enterprise UX Industry Report. The report is structured around 3,157 survey responses they received asking about the state of the field of UX in enterprise settings. Having access to all this data is definitely exciting, and … Read more

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Designing for Delight 101

Should we always delight? “Delight” is something we’ve been hearing a lot about lately. It entails adding flare to our websites to make people smile, have fun, and remember your website more than others. Many times, this is achieved with … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

Getting the Most Out of Your Testing Sessions

Here at Cloudberry, we are always looking for ways to increase efficiency and obtain more feedback from our users. When it comes to usability testing, we have a few ways we try to accomplish those goals. We run pilot tests … Read more

Categories: Cloudberry, Experience Design

Easy Steps to Take Toward Accessible Design

56.7 million Americans have some type of disability (1), and 22.5 million adult Americans reported having some type of visual impairment (2). Most people experience some amount of vision and hearing loss as they age, and it is not uncommon to lose some cognitive abilities as well. Read more

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