Improve Accessibility for Users Who are Visually Impaired with These 9 Tips

What is Web accessibility? Plainly put, Web accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the Web. Much like how years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act stepped up for those who cannot walk and required wheelchair access to all buildings constructed after 1991, user experience (UX) designers should ensure equal accessibility for all users by designing Web-based experiences that can be used, understood, and accessed by people with a diverse range of visual, auditory, cognitive, and physical abilities. Read more »

3 Tips for Creating Enterprise Design Systems

Enterprise Design Systems
Creating a streamlined, considered, and well-documented system for designing and building UIs is one of the best investments you can make in your product. A proper design system can provide not only a better, more consistent user experience, but also efficiency for your design and development teams. Read more »

Understanding Chatbots

chatbots
Chatbots are one of the most prominent tech trends in 2016. Read on to find out more about why these are appealing, what works well, and what to watch out for. Read more »

Pro Tips for Nailing Your UX Interview

This is a follow-up to our previous post, “Best Practices for Your UX Portfolio.” As the technology industry is currently experiencing phenomenal growth, the specific field we know as user experience (UX) is looking like a promising career option for those who possess the proper portfolio. So, if you think you’d like a job in UX, pay close attention to these interviewing tips, compiled by the people who conduct the portfolio analyzing, interviewing, and hiring here at Fuzzy Math, to help you stand out among your competition. Read more »

7 Best Practices for Your UX Portfolio

Considering a career in user experience? We don’t blame you. According to a recent emsi study, nationwide demand for jobs in the technology sector is expected to grow by at least 3 percent and up to 16 percent by the year 2020. For UX jobs specifically, CNN projected a significant 18 percent job growth over the next decade. Take it from us — this is where you want to be. Sure, as a UX design firm, we might be a little biased; but we’re also incredibly informed. That’s why we’ve put together this cheat sheet to help you compile a resplendent UX portfolio. Read more »

Create successful hospital products by understanding 3 core users

Hospitals are complex ecosystems. Few service experiences have the potential to involve so many different people, or to have such dire consequences when something goes wrong. Throughout the last few decades, technology has rapidly been developed to help support these ecosystems and the many people involved. Read more »

Navigating the Human Mind

As designers at Fuzzy Math, we support and advocate for users’ needs. In order to do this, we need to understand the built-in characteristics of the human mind, as well as the various contexts in which people use a digital product. These variables play a huge part in what determines how our users visually perceive their environment and make decisions. Read more »

Evaluating the Interfaces of Oblivion

As we march closer toward a day when some of the far-fetched interfaces popping up in movies are even more likely to become a reality, we wanted to evaluate them with some of the very tools we have at hand and use every day. This month, we’re taking a closer look at the feasibility — and more importantly, usability — of the futuristic interfaces in the movie Oblivion. Read more »