Most e-commerce sites today show search results in a gallery and include a set of filter controls along the top or the left side. How should the page respond to filter selections? There are 3 patterns I’ve come across.+ read more
A common problem I find with busy e-commerce sites is lack of a clear “start signal”, which can be concrete, like an action, or more implicit, like a visual hierarchy. Either way, the user needs to know where to start.+ read more
A good pattern library would help me define the user and the interaction problem I am trying to solve. It would be organized by user behaviors and goals rather than UI elements.+ read more
Usefulness is a term I picked up at the NN/g usability conference in Toronto that I will be using a lot. Here are my thoughts on how usefulness relates to usability.+ read more
You can create interesting image effects by slicing up an image into separate div tiles. Here is a jQuery plugin that takes care of the slicing.+ read more
A solution to attaching click and hover events to circular elements that uses an image map overlay.+ read more
I looked at different ways of creating and tweaking exponential function shapes. My goal was to understand functions better, so I can create custom easing functions. These are my notes.+ read more
At what point does a bunch of trees become a forest? It’s tricky because a forest is an emergent concept. Such a thing does not really exist. Neither does “culture”, “brand”, or “customer satisfaction”.
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How does Business Analysis practice differ from Design Thinking practice?+ read more
Everything should be designed. Everyone should be a designer.+ read more
What is the place of user experience in Business Analysis? Can Design replace Business Analysis?
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