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The team at Standard Beagle regularly shares deep insights and best practices you can use as your design and create your own products and services. Look to our blog for expertise in UX design, research, and other industry topics.
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5 questions to evaluate and hire an agency for UX projects

The right way to evaluate an agency for UX is knowing what questions to ask (and what not to ask) “I don’t want to make a mistake in this. It has to be right,” he told me as we started to wrap up our Zoom meeting. I was presenting to the CEO of a B2B […]

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How to do a product competitive analysis

Performing a product competitive analysis is a smart, strategic move Before trying to break into an established marketplace, smart companies need to conduct a product competitive analysis. Just because you know a need is not being met by any other product and your product idea or MVP fulfills that need, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t […]

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9 tips to increase remote design team engagement

Improving remote team engagement isn’t easy. But it’s essential. Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic, remote teams are nothing new for most companies. But effective remote team engagement may remain a struggle. Employees’ expectations about work culture and environments have changed. And it’s not just resignations managers need to worry about. According to Gallup, workforce […]

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Product-centric vs user-centric: Which is better for SaaS?

Product-centric and user-centric design approaches are fundamentally different B2B and B2C SaaS companies can choose between a product-centric and user-centric approach. So which one is better? In this article, we’ll explain the differences between a product-centric approach and a user-centric one. We’ll also explain the pros and cons of each one. Customer centric vs user […]

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Why successful companies invest in UX during downturns

To remain competitive, companies should invest in UX rather than cutting it to reduce costs Intentional user experience (UX) research, design and development is a regular causality of project cost cutting, but successful companies avoid doing this and rather make an investment in UX. Companies that cut UX investment in economic downturns are short-sighted, and […]

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Inclusive language: Why your words matter

*This article mainly focuses on the English language Inclusive language is a core component of UX content Using inclusive language makes users feel more at ease and comforted when using a product, which makes it a better user experience (UX). Inclusive language makes content more understandable to people from diverse backgrounds — not just a […]

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