by Charlie Scala | June 23rd, 2017
With #BIO2017 coming to a close, I wanted to write a brief post about some things partnering companies could to improve their websites before #BIO2018 in Boston. I had the chance to check out a lot of biotech websites at the conference and noticed a lot of room for improvement.
by Carrie Nusbaum | October 24th, 2016
I’m reviewing Optimal Workshop’s new user research tool, Reframer. This tool has potential to help us glean more (and more meaningful) information from our qualitative research sessions at PINT, Inc. Here are some key things to know about this product, and user research tools in general.
by Alexis Shen | July 8th, 2016
For many projects, the web design process begins with a formal Discovery phase. The Discovery phase is critical for a successful website redesign. Discovery insights shape the direction of the website’s architecture, visuals, content, and more. What exactly is a website discovery? What else should you know about the process? Read on to find out.
by Carrie Nusbaum | May 23rd, 2016
Last week we got wind of a new UX research tool on the scene: NASDAQ Mosaiq. It is an app developed by NASDAQ’s internal product design team. This week, we were invited to view a product demo. Here are our takeaways.
by Carrie Nusbaum | February 5th, 2016
User interviews are foundational to our user-centered research process here at PINT. While there are a range of UX research methods — each appropriate for a specific context — we find interviews to be one of the most commonly applicable methods, and we conduct them for almost every project. However, the user interview process may […]
by Carrie Nusbaum | August 17th, 2015
There are some cool renovations taking place at PINT. To make way for construction, we were forced to review our bookshelves. Remember books? So do we. But how many of these tips, tricks, and other words of web wisdom have really have held up after one, two, or…ten years? Which books deserve a new home […]
by Carrie Nusbaum | June 15th, 2015
The user experience (UX) space changes pretty quickly. Trends and tools come and go at an almost daily pace. As a result, UX professionals generally appreciate anything that makes it easier to stay on top of the latest things happening in our area of expertise. To help this cause, I’ve put together a list of […]
by Carrie Nusbaum | April 23rd, 2015
UX trends come and go, but sometimes we come across one that sticks. What’s the most entertaining UX trend of recent weeks? “Drunk UX” is definitely in the running. The idea is to assess the usability of a site… after a drink or two. We may find it a little more interesting than other firms, after […]
by Carrie Nusbaum | March 30th, 2015
Writing a book on the idea of context is a pretty tall order, when you stop to consider how much that actually encompasses. Thinking of context as “everything, yet something,” highlights the somewhat vague nature of the topic. Many elements of context have been studied across various fields of science over recent decades. By borrowing […]
by Carrie Nusbaum | January 19th, 2015
Conceptualizing and designing products today requires something very nuanced: an accurate understanding of users as people, and their experiences in different contexts. But as a UX professional, the ability to understand users in this way is only as valuable as your ability to communicate it to others, such as: The development team Project stakeholders […]