Tag Archives: Above the Fold

A Flock of Thankful Turkeys

It’s Thanksgiving, a time for gratitude and compassion (and overeating). This year has given the Above the Fold team endless reasons to be thankful – from new spaces to new opportunities – here are just a few things that we’re grateful for this season.

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$_GET['connected'] at Northeast PHP

Tweet Here at Above The Fold, we know that “raising” a successful software product takes a village. No one person or discipline can produce the best solution in a silo; it takes collaboration across all teams within an organization. That’s why we’re excited to be speaking and sponsoring the second annual Northeast PHP Conference (@NEPHP) […]

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A Second (Usability) Date with Steve Krug

Usability speed dating: a series of quick usability tests that give attendees the chance to facilitate, participate in, and observe several tests in just a few hours. Get the inside scope about what it’s like to speed test with ATF’s Meghan Reilly.

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SaaS without UX? Unconscionable!

SaaS adoption is on the rise – forecast to increase nearly 18% last year! Curt Raffi tells us how SaaS companies can offer a little extra when it comes to UX.

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Gamifying UX Design

As user experience designers, we constantly seek new ways to engage users, so gamification is a natural step. How do gamification and UX techniques overlap?

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A Boston Business Thank You!

Last week we requested help for the Red Cross, and the Boston business community responded. In the spirit of giving, we were able to raise $2250 for the Red Cross’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts! Thank you so much, to all who donated.

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Teaming With Success

The key factors that made conference Northeast PHP 2012 a success are also critical when approaching a UX design project. With that in mind, here are five tips to consider when planning your next project – whether you’re dealing with a few dozen stakeholders, a few hundred conference attendees, or both.

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The MAYA Principle

Overcoming Resistance to Change: The MAYA Principle

Great design can change (and raise) our expectations about our experiences. The chief obstacle to great design, however, is our own resistance to change. In this slideshare, we explore Raymond Loewy’s principle of “Most Advanced, Yet Acceptable,” or MAYA.

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UX Design vs. Web Design

Kathleen Keating of FastStart Communications recently interviewed Joe Baz to help us understand the fundamental differences between UX Design and Web Design.

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Mobile First or Content First?

Mobile first or content first? This week on Web Designer Depot, our own Marli Mesibov considers this question – and the answer may surprise you.

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