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  • Slider Design: Rules of Thumb

    September 13, 2015

    Selecting a precise value using a slider is a difficult task requiring good motor skills, even if the slider is well designed. If picking an exact value is important to the goal of the interface, choose an alternate UI element.

    Should Small Companies Have an Intranet?

    September 13, 2015

    An intranet can benefit small organizations if they have many remote employees, a high employee turnover, and low findability of company-related content.

    Screen Readers on Touchscreen Devices

    August 30, 2015

    People who are blind or have low vision must rely on their memory and on a rich vocabulary of gestures to interact with touchscreen phones and tablets. Designers should strive to minimize the cognitive load for users of screen readers.

    Very Large Touchscreens: UX Design Differs From Mobile Screens

    August 23, 2015

    Only a few mobile-design skills and design recommendations translate well to designing for very large touchscreens, as found in kiosks and other nonmobile use cases. Users’ field of vision, arm motion, affordance, and privacy are a few of the different considerations for such screens with up to 380 times the area of a smartphone.

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