Amy Schade works with clients large and small in a variety of industries such as telecommunications, e-commerce, government, travel, automotive, music, publishing, banking, non-profit and education, including extensive work on corporate intranets. She has conducted worldwide user research, including longitudinal studies, remote studies and eyetracking research, running studies in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. Read more about Amy
July 19, 2015
Page control (dots), Submit at top, and the Plus (+) and Move icons are 4 common iOS patterns that cause usability problems in testing.
July 5, 2015
Optional registration on e-commerce sites simplifies the purchase process and invites users to register when they feel comfortable, rather than forcing unwanted registration.
May 3, 2015
Designing for larger-scale touchscreens requires particular attention to input, screen focus, and privacy.
April 5, 2015
Pilot testing (a session or two before the real test) helps fine-tune usability studies, leading to more reliable results.
February 1, 2015
What appears at the top of the page vs. what’s hidden will always influence the user experience—regardless of screen size.
January 4, 2015
Intranet teams continue to grow, streamline processes, and produce innovative designs. Some feature trends include: responsive design, search filters, flat design, and megamenus.