thoughts 2017-12-16T20:05:30+00:00

Are you Lean Enough

What is lean? ‘Lean development’ as a methodology has become increasingly popular over the past decade, not least due

We live in testing times…

Measuring Usability - Hypothesis Testing Usability can and should be measured just like any other engineering attribute. You must

From Red Routes to User Stories

From Red Routes to User Stories User stories are a key component of Agile development, they

It’s okay to say no…

How Apple Nailed It It is impossible to write about user experience without having a token ‘Apple’ case study.

Why you can’t please everyone, & you shouldn’t try

Failure by design As Bill Cosby once said… “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to

Going where the action is… Why Context is King!

To be a successful designer or developer it is imperative to get up from your desk, find your potential

Usability Simplified

Usability is a growing area of practice and many people don't know that there is actually an International Standard

Why does UX matter?

Understanding your users is integral to your success… while it is important to have a grasp on changing technologies, user


Can you believe your eyes?

In every kind of life situation, we are faced with learned behaviours and assumptions. These are some of

We look but do we really see?

I was recently asked to answer the question “If travelling due west from the UK, which state of the

How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk

I love this TED talk from Will Stephen, showing how much power the ability to speak well in

Can we change learned behaviours?

Can we change learned behaviours? A really nice video by smarter every day looking into this though learning

Helping those in need this Christmas @ Crisis

This year I took a few days out from my usual last minute Christmas shopping to spend some

Take time to get a bit of headspace

Time can pass us by so quickly, and we make a hundred decisions everyday without even stopping to

Google Algorithm Now Rewards Mobile-Friendly Sites: Here’s What You Need to Know

As of Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Google has made a massive change to the way it ranks websites. How massive? This change outranks both

The Life of a Freelancer

I have been working as a freelancer now for the past 3 years, I often get asked if it’s

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