Another week flies by and the amount of information available regarding user experience, usability, human-computer interaction…you name it…flows in abundance. I’ve presented to you a list of the top 5 user experience articles from some of the top user experience influencers I believe are worth your while to read. If you have more articles that you believe are worth posting, feel free to contact me. Enjoy and happy reading!
1. Windows 8 – Disappointing Usability for Both Novice and Power Users
Windows 8 – Disappointing Usability for Both Novice and Power Users by Jakob Nielsen, published on UseIt.com
Jakob Nielsen has done justice in presenting an in-depth review of Windows 8 usability, highlighting the disappointed features for beginner and expert users. Explore this article in more depth to understand the weaknesses of Windows 8 and how it might affect you in your use of the operating system.
2. Top 10 Things User Experience Leaders Will be Looking for in 2013
Top 10 Things User Experience Leaders Will be Looking for in 2013 by David Mitchell, published on Futureheads
This article should not be overlooked at all if you are seriously considering a profession in the user experience field. David Mitchell provides us with, what I believe to be, the most valuable information I have come across this year – the top 10 things user experience leaders will be looking for in 2013. Check out this list compiled from feedback by the top UX leader and hiring managers from some of the most established UX teams to get ahead of the game in the hiring process.
3. How to Become a UX Design [Infographic]
How to Become a UX Designer by Kristin Marino, published on School.com
A more engaging look into how to become a UX designer, Kristin Marino introduces an infographic, which shows those interested in human-centered design how to go about beginning the career. Explore this infographic in more detail to learn how to pursue a career in human-centered design.
4. 15 Signs You Works in UX
15 Signs You Works in UX by the consultants of GfK User Centric and GfK SirValUse, published on User Centric
This is a refreshing and humorous take on the UX workforce by the consultants of GfK User Centric and GfK SirValUse, and although it was published at the beginning of November, I thought it was worth it to publish on this week’s UX article update. Check out this amusing list to see if you really do work in the field of User Experience.
5. 6 Amazing UX Women You Must Follow on Twitter
6 Amazing UX Women You Must Follow on Twitter by Jenna Curry, published on A Better User Experience
This resource was published by a blog that I am quite fond of and have some history with, BUX, which provides excellent material on UX basics, tools, reviews, biz strategy, and more. Here, Jenna Curry, posts on for the girls’ team, listing the top 6 UX women you must follow on Twitter – quite a useful resource for those who like to network and engage with key influencers in the field of user experience. Explore this article in more depth to get in contact with the most amazing UX women today!