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Fixing Bad UX Designs

By : Lisandra Maioli
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Fixing Bad UX Designs

By: Lisandra Maioli

Overview of this book

Have your web applications been experiencing more hits and less conversions? Are bad designs consuming your time and money? This book is the answer to these problems. With intuitive case studies, you’ll learn to simplify, fix, and enhance some common, real-world application designs. You’ll look at the common issues of simplicity, navigation, appearance, maintenance, and many more. The challenge that most UX designers face is to ensure that the UX is user-friendly. In this book, we address this with individual case studies starting with some common UX applications and then move on to complex applications. Each case study will help you understand the issues faced by a bad UX and teach you to break it down and fix these problems. As we progress, you’ll learn about the information architecture, usability testing, iteration, UX refactoring, and many other related features with the help of various case studies. You’ll also learn some interesting UX design tools with the projects covered in the book. By the end of the book, you’ll be armed with the knowledge to fix bad UX designs and to ensure great customer satisfaction for your applications.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Preparing reports for the stakeholders

Metrics can be used in favor of the project because they are a language understood by everyone, from more technical to business. Once metrics are identified across all industries, design initiatives will gain respect and investment more easily.

In addition, data is also allied to align the internal team members. The results of an investigation allow the company to develop and internalize a shared vision of its users. This shared vision provides the impetus to establish a common, user-centered philosophy across the organization.

But remember, not everything is a design problem. The user is only one of the variables of the digital product, which can also be impacted by technology, business purpose, operations, and marketing.

The importance of metrics is obvious as a valuable UX tool. However, numbers alone will not give you answers—there is no absolute truth in the data. They are a designer's best friend, but we must know how to use them not to make rash...