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How to improve the first-time experience in B2B software

Improving the first-time experience can improve retention B2B products provide organizations with the tools and resources they need to streamline their processes, improve communication and collaboration, and increase productivity. However, for software solutions to truly be successful, it’s important that it provides an excellent first-time experience for users. A first-time experience is like a first […]

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Visual design essentials for B2B SaaS products

Include these visual design principles in your B2B product Visual design is a critical aspect of the user experience for any software product, including B2B SaaS products. A well-designed visual interface not only improves the usability and functionality of a product, but it also creates a strong brand identity and builds trust with customers. In […]

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Designing interactive elements in virtual spaces

Interactive elements are discoverable, communicate their function, and allow for an immersive experience What interactive elements tell you how to make an elevator work? via GIPHY Think about it — the first time you used an elevator, how did you learn what to do? Chances are — if you were a child — someone showed […]

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Adapting information architecture for AI

When AI and information architecture work together, they drive success Information architecture is important for creating a positive customer experience, but it’s also key for developing strong artificial intelligence (AI) systems. They work hand in hand. AI systems drive how to structure and present information, while well structured information drives the success of the AI. […]

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How to design an accessible color palette for B2B Saas

An accessible color palette allows users of all abilities to use software easily and effectively Accessible color choices are not just a requirement for software, but they are also a vital part of successful B2B SaaS products. While baseline accessibility guidelines are required by law, heightened visibility and application of color theory to a product […]

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How B2B companies can address biases in AI

AI biases can perpetuate stereotypes and misinformation if companies don’t take steps to fix the issue Are you implementing AI into your workflows like we are? Chances are pretty high if you’re a B2B company or in anything tech. AI seems to be in every headline in 2023 ever since the deployment of Chat-GPT 3 […]

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Considering an accessibility overlay? Think twice.

Tools that claim to make a website accessible can be really tempting for companies, but an accessibility overlay is not a long-term solution.

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How to use AI in UX Design

AI is a tool to amplify how we design for better user experiences Ever since ChatGPT started making headlines, there have also been warnings for people in all types of fields that AI is coming for their jobs. It’s true that AI is a threat in some ways and will likely take over tasks that […]

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UX design trends we’re seeing in 2023

Trends? Or direction? Keep an eye on these growing innovations and changes in UX design While I’m no fan of hype, we are seeing a number of UX design trends this year that are worth watching. When I identify trends, I look at topics that tend to be the topic of discussion among a wide […]

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How cognitive psychology can improve your user’s experience

Use psychology to lessen cognitive load and help users Psychology is considered the heart of UX because it is the study of the human mind and behavior. When applied correctly, psychology principles make a big difference in a user’s experience with a product. That’s why there are multiple UX laws based on these principles. In […]

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How to turn 404 errors into UX wins

404 errors can be opportunities to help users Every once in a while, We’ve likely all come across a 404 error page while surfing the web. You really can’t avoid experiencing a problem or spotting a mistake when it comes to technology. But, do you remember what action you took when you encountered that latest […]

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Dos and dont’s for using images in UX

Images are a powerful tool for UX designers Visuals communicate the personality you’re trying to attract, the mood you want users to empathize with, and the feeling you want your users to leave with after using your product. And there are do’s and don’ts for how to use images in UX design. Why are images […]

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