Why Only Functional Systems Are No Longer Enough

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Needs and wants. Aren’t these the driving force behind most human actions? American psychologist, Abraham Maslow published a research paper titled “A Theory of Human Motivation” way back in 1943. The contents of that paper covered his interpretation of human needs and their hierarchy from the most basic to the most complex. Maslow’s observations have … Read more

Persona – The Foundation of a Great User Experience

Personas In User Experience

User Persona are fictional characters used by designers to gain insights into the different types of users. Personas are created by designers on the basis of user data to help reveal more about user characteristics, needs, goals, what delights them, or even what puts them off. Designers create these fictional characters as user personas – … Read more

Empathy Maps Made Easy: A 10-Minute Guide

User Experience is as successful as the accuracy of user knowledge. Which means that the more you know about your user, the better your final product can turn out. What your user wants, thinks, says, needs, and feels, are all important insights for developing a smooth user experience. Empathy maps are a powerful tool that … Read more

Three Steps to Master UX Research on Budget

When it comes to any project, the user experience is of paramount importance, and to evolve the user experience appropriately, it is important that there is appropriate user research involved. User experience research is the process that allows us to understand the behavior patterns, preferences, and overall attitudes and needs of the users through various … Read more

Design Thinking in Healthcare

The Design Thinking approach is a method of problem-solving that focuses on human behavior and needs. The process employs empathy, voluminous idea generation, rapid prototyping, and continuous testing to tackle complex challenges. Speaking from the healthcare perspective, designers focus their efforts on firstly, understanding how the system functions, and secondly, on the needs of the … Read more