The Top UX Articles of the Past Week

Another week has come and gone and the UX-Sphere is Buzzing as always. Each week, I summarize and send all the best and most talked about User Experience articles, uploaded to the blog. And, here they are: 1# Notification Design Strategies If you are anything like me, you have those unwanted email notifications from companies that you barely even know that seek your attention. Some companies such as Gmail have actually managed to cushion their clients from this problem. Other companies and designers have a lot to learn from them. Here are some interesting tips from Katharine Bierce on how designers can solve this problem once and for all. 2# One stream to rule them all (the real Facebook vs. Twitter War) Facebook and Twitter are indeed the largest social media platforms in the world today. Recently, both companies have being working tirelessly to improve their platforms. Joshua Porter takes an in-depth look at how these two platforms have being trying to copy each other’s strategies. 3# Why bother with accessibility What is web accessibility? Laura Kalbag answers this question to help you understand this concept better. 4# Designing Offline- Firs Web Apps Most app developers are tempted to assume that users have the same capabilities and resources in terms of devices and fast connections. Alex Feyerke takes a look at various factors that web developers fail to put into consideration when designing web apps. 5# 3 Enterprise UX Important Tips Enterprise UX is quite different from other UX. You will need to learn how to handle these issues correctly so as to ensure that everything goes as planned. Here is an article I wrote on how to address some of the most common issues.


Megan Wilson is user experience specialist & editor of UX Motel. She is also the Quality Assurance and UX Specialist at WalkMe Megan.w(at)