Category Archives: Office Politics

Understanding the technology framework for building your product’s user interface

If you are designing the user interface for an application, you will likely begin with rough conceptual sketches, but at a certain point, in order to create detailed designs and high-fidelity prototypes, you will need to know what software framework … Continue reading

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What is gamification?

Can software products be designed to motivate users and increase productivity? If you’re running an organization and your staff gets their work done using an enterprise application, you’ll naturally want to increase their productivity. Or, if you’re running a community-driven … Continue reading

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Overcoming objections to involving users in your software project

According to the User-Centered Design (UCD) philosophy, actual users should be involved throughout all stages of a software or product development project. Firstly, users are indispensable while the project team learns about the users and their work (requirements gathering), and … Continue reading

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