I Remember It Like It Was Yesterday... or, Do I? Don’t Always Trust What Your Users Say.
Memories aren’t archived in our minds like a movie on our cloud storage account. We can’t just stream them in their entirety and see all of the details accurately - without change. Every time we remember an event nerve pathways fire in our brain to reconstruct the memory.READ THIS
5 Things to Do if you Want to Become A UX Designer
Are you currently a visual designer, web designer, print designer or illustrator looking to make a career change? Thinking about making the switch to the world of UX and how you actually make the switch? You’re probably asking yourself: What things should be considered, what exactly does a UX Designer do, and what can be expected? Well first, let’s take a look at what Chasm Communications considers a UX Designer..READ THIS
Tips and Tricks to Becoming A Sketch Ninja
Things change fast in the Enterprise design space so working smarter and faster is a necessity. That means mastering the tools available to you and improving communication with clients and your team. Check out these tips and tricks to help you improve your workflow and become a Sketch Ninja.READ THIS
Searching for a Unicorn
You hear it all the time – companies, recruiters, consultants – all searching for the same thing. A unicorn. Ok, maybe not the mythical creature itself, but something just as rare, a UX professional that is fluent in code.READ THIS
Can UX Really Save You Money?
Having a great UX is certainly hard to achieve, but it is a reasonable target. A good user experience will help drive employee adoption, increased productivity, a clear return on the investment, and all in all will set you ahead of the competition.READ THIS
Learning Loops - How We Use Them in Enterprise Application Design
Anyone who has worked on an enterprise-sized project knows how hard it is to keep all of the moving pieces in sync. Communication gaps, personal preferences and biases, aggressive timelines, budget bloat, scope creep, and skill imbalance are just a few of the factors that knock design and development out of whack and create interfaces and experiences that are mismatched and difficult to use. At Chasm Communications, we have developed a working process and methodology that allows us to continually test our solutions and keep all of the enterprise-sized moving pieces together.READ THIS
Defining UI and Its Importance in Creating a Good UX
In a previous blog post entitled "What Is UX?", we highlighted 7 core components that play an important role in shaping a user's perception of their experience with a website or software application. The user interface, abbreviated UI, is one of the most universally familiar of these core components.
UI is defined…READ THIS
INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Components of a Great User Experience
A great user experience (UX) heightens your product's ability to be useful, usable, and most of all, enjoyable to your users. To create a great user experience, you must understand the basic building blocks of UX. The infographic below provides…READ THIS
What Is UX?
If you are involved in marketing or the development of software, websites or applications, you have probably heard the acronym UX thrown around in conversations. However, have you ever stopped to think about what UX means?...READ THIS
A Great First User Experience
Even in the digital world, we don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. So, even if your website or product is great, if the first use experience is dismal, chances are users won’t return.
So how do we define a "first time use experience"? It is generally considered the first time a customer interacts or uses your website or product; however, first time use actually…READ THIS