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November 9, 2021
UX Pathways - Episode 2: Derek Featherstone

Discover the user experience path that Derek Featherstone, Chief eXperience Officer at Level Access, traveled in this second episode. He is on a quest to make the web more accessible and inclusive, one screen at a time.

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November 2, 2021
UX Pathways - Episode 1: Apala Lahiri

Discover the user experience path Apala Lahiri, Co-Founder of HFI APAC traveled in this first episode. Her path as a developer is common but her journey is unique.

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October 16, 2021
Be Inspired

Jakob Nielsen's 2001 book Homepage Usability was groundbreaking not only because it delivered practical guidelines for designing or writing websites but inspired me to become an author. The clear examples backed up with dramatic evidence made this work a reference manual for quality design for many years. Jakob always does extensive usability testing with real people to provide […]

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September 24, 2021
Accessibility Matters

Did you know that roughly 1 in every 5 people in the world (about 20%) has a disability of some kind? Also for the first time in U.S. history, older adults are projected to outnumber children by 2035. It's fact as we get older, the chance of acquiring a disability dramatically increases. Thus, a significant […]

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September 1, 2021
Janet Dodrill's Book Review Adds Beat to User Experience

A recent book review by Janet Dodrill really helps clarify how graphic designers can harness the power of user research. In her overview, she summarizes how this approach to design is a valuable part of your business because engaging the participant leads to a successful product. Janet says, "Marc stresses the importance of knowing your […]

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August 15, 2021
Why Is Information Architecture Important?

80% of usability issues are a result that users are unable to find what they are looking for in an application, process, or environment. Information Architecture (IA) can assist in organizing content or objects, describing them clearly, and providing ways for people to get to them.  IA is often thought about during a project but […]

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August 7, 2021
2021 Pittsburgh TechFest

It was an honor to be selected to present "How to Leverage User-Centered Design with Agile Methodology" with Tony Turner at the 2021 Pittsburgh TechFest. During the presentation, we had great questions from the audience. Thank you to all the attendees and the conference staff for the warm welcome. Congratulations on arranging this special event.

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July 22, 2021
Darren Hood’s UX Research (UXR) Book Recommendation List

Thank you to Darren Hood for a highlight on his list of recommended user research books. Darren proclaims, "UX research (UXR) is extremely popular today. Most of the new and aspiring UXers I speak with express a desire to specialize in this arena." He then continues about the book Make Your Customers Dance, "Research is […]

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June 23, 2021
Book Tour 2021

With the launch of the new book "Make Your Customers Dance: The Key To User Experience Is Knowing Your Audience", I have been honored to present at the following events listed below. Book Tour Dates: February 27, 2021 - World Information Architecture Day May 7, 2021 - HFI CUA Conference May 28, 2021 - Concentric […]

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June 17, 2021
Integrating UX into SAFe

With an aging population, products now more than ever have to meet user's needs to be successful. However, continually balancing them with business goals and technical constraints requires a deliberate mindset on achieving positive outcomes. Whether you are a manager, designer, developer, scrum master, or quality assurance professional, it seems everyone has a different understanding […]

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Marc A. Majers

User experience leader, author, and DJ that is collaborative in each moment to inspire continual learning and positive feelings
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