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Design for Adaptability: Component-Driven Information Architecture

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Stéphanie Walter, UX Researcher and Inclusive Designer

If your content is a mess and users can’t find what they're looking for, your website isn't usable. The key to overcome or avoid this problem is a robust information architecture (IA). Help users accomplish their goals efficiently with the proper process. In this Master Class with UX Researcher and Inclusive Designer Stéphanie Walter, you'll learn the step-by-step process to organize content and extract your full page IA and your overview components.

Learn how to save time by making the right decisions early with low fidelity wireframes instead of detailed mockups.

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This process comes with a toolkit you can apply to any type of website, from simple sites to complex enterprise products. You'll be able to apply those concepts in your daily work with the help of Stéphanie's trusty Miro board.

In this Master Class, you’ll learn:

  • How to explore the fundamentals of an overview-detail model and understand how modular components work at different sizes.
  • How to create a content model for a detailed page.
  • How to build a content hierarchy and priority, based on user needs.
  • How to build detailed low fidelity wireframes of pages and responsive modular components out of that content priority.

Go from complexity to clarity with a guided process you can make your own!

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Micro-Usability: How to Design for Frictionless UX

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William Hudson, Consultant Editor and Author

In UX design, we spend much of our time working in problem domains with relatively casual use. Ecommerce, travel, holidays, finance and household services are examples of apps or websites that ordinary users might visit once a week at most. The result is that, as designers, we tend to focus on ease of learning rather than ease of use.

But in our increasingly connected and metric-hungry world, we've see a significant rise in regular user interaction. Many people now work with a handful of apps all day, every day. Beyond the well-established social media and messaging services, we have food and drink logging, exercise tracking, productivity tools, navigation and entertainment apps. And that's before we take business-to-business applications into account.

In all these scenarios of regular use, ease of learning must take a back seat. We need to consider ease of use in a very detailed way. Enter micro-usability and frictionless UX. With the guidance of UX Expert William Hudson, in this one-hour Master Class Webinar discover how to make your solutions work for your users so they don't have to!

You’ll learn:

  • How to streamline interaction for frequent or expert users by reducing task times.
  • How to reduce user frustration and confusion by clearly communicating expectations and results.
  • Interaction design that works well for older or less-able audiences.
  • Improved data quality by minimizing user errors and unnecessary resubmission of forms.

While some of these techniques are explicitly aimed at frequent users, many also help general usability and significantly improve the user experience. You don't need a grounding in Human-Computer Interaction, but we'll be touching on some classical HCI principles:

  • Fitts' Law
  • The keystroke-level model (KLM)
  • Redundant coding

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How to Design Better Error Messages UX

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Vitaly Friedman, Senior UX Consultant, European Parliament, and Creative Lead, Smashing Magazine

Error messages are essential to create a successful user experience (UX). They guide users, offer instant feedback, and prevent mishaps. Friendly and informative, they build trust and empower users while ensuring inclusivity and satisfaction. However, many error messages fall short, being too generic or technical, and lead to frustration rather than assistance.

How can we design better error messages UX? How do we display errors in data tables? Where do we place them?

In this one-hour Master Class webinar with Vitaly Friedman, a UX Lead working with the European Parliament and the Founder of Smashing Magazine, you'll delve into error message UX details, covering form layout, live validation, disabled buttons, compatibility, and crafting effective error messages. You'll also learn techniques to improve error recovery rates and proactively minimize errors.

You’ll learn:

  • How to display error messages in complex apps and forms.
  • How to design better validation to reduce friction and frustration.
  • Where to place error messages in a layout for tables, filters and forms.
  • How to prevent mistakes and slips with better form design.

Join this Master Class webinar to learn techniques to design better error messages, improve validation, optimize error message placement and prevent mistakes.

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