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
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.
November 23, 2014
Involving employees early and often in intranet design projects can not only improve usability, but also encourage user adoption.
November 16, 2014
Video content is helpful only if users have control over it, understand what’s contained within it, and have an alternate way to access it.