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Getting Maximum Impact from a Minimum Valuable Product

by Cameron Chapman

While MVP methodology has been hailed by many as the “best” way to get a product to market quickly, there’s also been pushback—which is where the concept of a Minimum Valuable Product comes in.

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How to Manage a Design Diva (and Not Be One)

by Andi Omtvedt

The design diva is a disruptive personality type and a destructive force on a design team. How do we deal with this personality trait, and more importantly, how do we avoid becoming one ourselves?

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Partners in Design – A Guide to Client Empathy

by Jay Oldaker

Being empathetic is not a selective practice. Designers know how to use empathy to uncover the behaviors and needs of a user. Those same methods and techniques can be used in client relationships.

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Exploring the Reasons for Design Thinking Criticism

by Shane Ketterman

Design thinking has become both a buzzword and a useful business tool. It has been hailed as revolutionary while also called a failed experiment as evidenced by increasing criticism.

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New Web Order: An Overview of Content-First Design

by Robert Suckley

Designers do not simply decorate, they create an experience of moving through content. There are various strategies available that align the client and team in creating content that will result in better designs.

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UI Design Best Practices for Better Scannability

by Nemanja Banjanin

Scannability is often an overlooked usability factor, but it is one of the most impactful. These UI design tips make it easy for designers to convert a brief visitor to a long-lasting user.

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Design Talks: The Pursuit of Value-based Design with Nick Disabato

by Miklos Philips

This week’s guest on Toptal Design Talks is Nick Disabato who discusses value-based design, an expansion of the design process that focuses on specific business needs.

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If You're Not Using UX Data, It's Not UX Design

by Micah Bowers

Intuition and experience without UX data lead to a dangerous assumption: Designer knows best. We’re drawing a line in the sand: If it’s not based on user research, it’s not UX design.

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Empty States – The Most Overlooked Aspect of UX

by Shane Ketterman

Empty states are often overlooked in UX design, but they can be drivers of substantial business benefits, and if done right, contribute to a more compelling user experience.

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