UX, Collaborative Design and Prototyping Gold: InVision (For Mobile and Desktop!)

You know what I love? And I mean, love, love in a big way? UX and design tools that make life easier for me and the rest of my amazing team. If you work on a design team, whether big or small, you really really need to check out InVision. It has changed our entire … Continue reading UX, Collaborative Design and Prototyping Gold: InVision (For Mobile and Desktop!)

InVision: Design, UX & Dev Tools That Will Save You Tons Of Cash & Time

3 years ago I worked for a startup that had been acquired by a large corporation. We were using the daylights out of a rapid prototyping tool named InVisionApp. It had completely changed the way our team designed. Fast forward a year, and a team member at InVision reached out about a job opening at … Continue reading InVision: Design, UX & Dev Tools That Will Save You Tons Of Cash & Time

Top 11 UX & Design Tools of 2014

SolidifyApp – Mega simple prototyping/click tracking tool for desktop and mobile usability testing. UXRecorder – Mobile usability testing app (Create a native prototype in SolidifyApp and run it through UXRecorder = Fabulous). Silverback App – Mac usability testing. Slack – Completely streamline all of your team communications. It’s kind of magical. Skitch – Fab for … Continue reading Top 11 UX & Design Tools of 2014

Open Office Floor Plans: Fueling Animosity

I was chatting with a buddy of mine from a mid size software company recently, and he mentioned that they had converted to an open floor plan model a few years ago. Open floor plans are so hot right now that I was really interested in hearing his experience. Initially The Open Floor Plan Was … Continue reading Open Office Floor Plans: Fueling Animosity

10 UX Tools I Couldn’t Live Without: Oct 2014 Version

SolidifyApp – Mega simple prototyping/click tracking tool for desktop and mobile usability testing. UXRecorder – Mobile usability testing app (Create a native prototype in SolidifyApp and run it through UXRecorder = Magical). Silverback App – Mac usability testing. Trello – Organize all the things. Skitch – Fab for UX reviews. Balsamiq – Best collaborative wire … Continue reading 10 UX Tools I Couldn’t Live Without: Oct 2014 Version

InVision vs. Notable: Why We Love Both

A UX pro recently asked me which I prefer most for design collaboration, InVision or Notable by Zurb. The truth is I love them both, for very different reasons and we use both regularly in our Design and Innovation department. InVision is a tool that allows design collaboration and feedback on individual high res screens … Continue reading InVision vs. Notable: Why We Love Both

5 Tools That Make Interdepartmental Collaboration a Breeze

One of the things I’ve noticed while talking with other UX pros is that keeping lines of communication and collaboration open between departments can be very challenging. If an organization isn’t adequately prepared, it can be even trickier when you add remote employees to the mix. I have put together this list of tools that … Continue reading 5 Tools That Make Interdepartmental Collaboration a Breeze