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Getting Up to Speed: Rapid-fire Design

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At Stampede, we practice a culture of staying up-to-date with the industry as much as we can. How we do that is through training in the form of modules to keep our skills sharp and ever-ready. I came from a more generic design background where UI/UX was part of the job, and the training was…Keep reading

E-commerce / User Experience

How Personalization Helps the Online Shopping Experience

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Customization and personalization are much too common these days thanks to the Internet. Companies such as Google use your search data to build trends and habits so that it delivers targeted ads whenever you are surfing. With this, people are getting more of what they want and this has created a generation of users who…Keep reading

Culture / UX Research

Tales from the UX Workshop: Learning to Speak your Client’s Tongue

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At Stampede, we have experience running UX workshops with clients across different industries. With each industry being different from one another, getting to understand each client requires a bit more effort. Every client speaks a different language, based on their industry’s jargon and terminology. Learning to speak and understand your client’s terms is important, because you need…Keep reading

Culture / User Experience / UX Research

The 6 Commandments of UX Workshop Facilitation

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Workshops are often a key part of the UX process by getting stakeholders involved from the start. Due to its importance, it is always good to ensure that these workshops are properly run. One key person in the UX workshop is the UX facilitator. This person not only leads the workshop to its desired outcome, but to also create a pleasant environment…Keep reading

Culture / UX Research

UX Research Part 2: Which UX Methods to Use?

In Part 1 of the User Experience (UX) Research series previously, we talk about the importance of conducting user research before we embark on design and development tasks. This is so we are set on the same page of building a product for the users we intend to have, instead of loading up on features and…Keep reading

Culture / UX Research

UX Research Part 1: How Do We Start?

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Let’s face it: Research is something we all do every day. For instance, there is a movie we’d love to watch over the weekend, so we hop onto the Internet to scour the price and showtime. Then we ask ourselves, “Is it a good movie?“, “What are the reviews saying about it?” and “Is it trending on…Keep reading

E-commerce / User Experience

Improving Your E-Commerce Checkout Process

There is no denying that the checkout step is the most important step in the online buying process. This is the part in the process where the user’s interest is converted into a sale, thus making it an actual purchase. Even if the user has enjoyed the online store experience by browsing around and adding items to their cart, a…Keep reading

Inspiring / People

UX-ing in Startups: An Interview with Linda Rasip

You really need make sure the product principles are right from the start. While startups offer some of the most exciting and rewarding opportunities for UX designers to fully execute their craft, they also represent some of the most challenging environments in which to achieve success due to their fast-paced and bootstrapping nature. User Experience, as…Keep reading

Design / UI/UX / User Experience

Microinteractions: Details that Are Not the Details

The strategists at Stampede are up to something again. One day, Jared the Content Strategist, who ran Constructs, and I sat down for a meeting about interfaces in general. We ran through a number of websites we liked and as we cooed over every single detail that makes the user experience even more delightful, we decided to…Keep reading

E-commerce / User Experience

How to Determine Your Website’s Buyer Persona

In a world of diverse personalities, knowing buyer personas (also called marketing personas) are almost crucial to have for your business. A persona by definition is a representation of the goals and behavior of a hypothesised group of users. It can lead team members in a product or service team — be it in marketing, sales, design,…Keep reading