Five community challenges for design in Drupal 7 & beyond.

This week sees the release of Drupal 7 – a big event for the Drupal community and also individually for myself and the team at Mark Boulton Design as we worked together with the community on the D7UX project which aimed to significantly evolve and improve the user experience and usability of Drupal. I’d like to start by congratulating the community on coming together to…

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UK UX Freelancers Rate Review 2010 – The Inaugural Report

Recently I conducted a survey of the UX Freelancers in the UK. Usually I would leave this kind of thing to our professional bodies, however given that a recent ‘official’ industry survey managed to achieve only 44 responses from UX Freelancers in the UK, I thought it was important that we get a more substantial sample size and verify the findings (and perhaps learn some…

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Strategic UX – Seeking examples of the good and not so good.

I’m busy writing about Strategic User Experience and I could really use your help. Right now I’m looking for two things in particular: the dark side: examples of things that are commonly called ‘our strategy’ but are not really strategy at all. I think there are plenty of these out there. Some examples: 1. I’m often shown things that are called ‘our strategy’ but are…

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UK UX Freelancer Survey – Initial Data

Thanks to everyone who participated in the UK UX Freelancer survey I’ve been running over the past fortnight. I’m really pleased that we managed to beat the target of 150 participants and have a total of 168 people participating in this survey. Mostly because the tool allows me, I’d like to share with you the raw data that we’ve collected. It’s kind of interesting, but…

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