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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)

Organizing the reports

According to the Interaction Design Foundation, it is very hard to find a perfect format of a report that will suit every group of stakeholders or client. They suggest that you consider doing three kinds of reports for different stakeholders:

  • brief high-level report for the ones who would be interested in the research inputs, but who do not necessarily need to review the data or the method itself.
  • A mid-sized report for those who are considered to be decision makers. For this audience, you should add the main explanation of what exactly needs to be done and what you did, being informative without becoming overwhelming.
  • A bigger report for the ones who will be responsible for carrying out the work that the results describe on the report. You will want to detail what needs to be done and not much about what has been done.

One of the possible...