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Issue #109 — 25 Jan '17

Increase value – not engagement

It’rsquo;s a challenge we all face – how do we balance company needs with user wants? Instead of focusing on increasing engagement maybe it’s time to alter the success metric towards providing more value and meaningful interactions.

IS THIS MEANINGFUL?

Date-Input Form Fields: UX Design Guidelines

Angie Li looks at a range of examples during her research to find the best way to format a date input field.

DD/MM/YY

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How Designers Should Think About SVG

School up on your SVG knowledge – learn how to optimize your SVG’s for web and the benefit of SVG over other file types.

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Design automation — An interview with Matt Cooper-Wright, from IDEO

A short interview with Matt on how he introduced automation to the design team at IDEO and the changing role of the designer. 
BOTS ARE EVERYWHERE

Design-led is a fallacy. Integrated design isn’t

What can design leadership do for a business? In an interview with Daniel Burka – a design partner at GV – Intercom aims to find out.

DESIGN LEAD

Sometimes you just have to ask

How to encourage users to discover value in your product through microsuggestions.

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