But what if? How thinking like a Tester made me a better UX designer
August 29th, 2016 by Scott Graham
User Experience designers facilitate the marriage between user needs, business requirements, and technical limitations. This marriage is increasingly being conducted in an iterative manner, with many organisations employing an agile approach to the design and development of digital products.
It’s playtime! Understanding the user experience in games
July 10th, 2016 by Danya Azzopardi
At Deloitte Digital, it's all about the user - whether they are using a website, a mobile app, or a game.
How to do UX in an Agile world
April 7th, 2016 by Melissa Corso
It takes time to design. User Experience (UX) Designers will agree with this statement.
Connecting with the digital community
November 22nd, 2015 by Pablo Dunovits
Last month Deloitte Digital sponsored this year’s UX New Zealand conference.
Customer centricity is simple
November 19th, 2015 by Davy Rennie
Does that sound too good to be true? It’s not. Let me tell you why.
Is UX the new ‘Hoover/Esky’?
August 19th, 2015 by Davy Rennie
User Experience (UX) can be described as one tiny piece of a big puzzle or even the flour in a cake but how can it be compared to a Hoover/Esky?
Sitecore Strategist - Getting search right
August 13th, 2015 by David Mulholland
Search is an integral function within any website and it’s important for developers to get it right. Sitecore has a number of search features available on their Content Management System (CMS) which makes it easier for users to find content.
Sitecore Strategist - Content Marketing Strategy & Personalisation
July 1st, 2015 by David Mulholland
Sitecore recently held a webinar hosted by Richard Parker which focused on developing a digital content marketing strategy. Take a look at some insights into how content and the implementation of a Content Management System (CMS) can boost a brand.
Sitecore Strategist - Tagging & IA
May 13th, 2015 by David Mulholland
Tagging is coming up more and more as a way to structure content in Sitecore. It comes from users' need to navigate a website simply, web content managers need to categorise their content and then for content to just appear where the user is looking for it.
Experiencing UX Australia 2014
October 1st, 2014 by Jamie Turner
UX Australia 2014 has been and gone but we haven’t forgotten the stories, lessons and key messages – not to mention the social events, good food and free Sharpies.
Deloitte Digital wins top prize in the Retail category for the CommBank Albert Hackathon
May 22nd, 2014 by Kelly Jennings
Deloitte Digital put together a highly talented and diverse team to compete at this year’s CommBank Albert Hackathon, working on the Android platform. The team brought their A game and ultimately managed to claim victory with their solution, incorporating the merchant’s culture into the app and enabling easy payment and booking options for customers. Here is their journey and some of their key takeaways on how to survive (and potentially win) a hackathon.
Ever wondered why major Australian retailers are struggling with online retail
April 10th, 2014 by Ken McElhinney
Our latest blog entry was written by Ken McElhinney, a Melbourne-based Principal at Deloitte Digital and guru of all things engineering. In his blog, Ken takes us on a journey through his recent experience of purchasing an appliance online.
Like a sunrise
February 14th, 2014 by Melissa Corso
Transitions can really help open up different features and functionality of the site without having the user click down further into the site. As mobile devices are touch and gesture based, a flip a swipe horizontally and vertically can help a user exploration a site or application in uncoventual ways. But be cautioned, users can sometimes get a little “transition sea sick” if there is too much touching, flipping, swiping, fading, popping etc. Remember mobile transitions are not supposed to look like a bad PowerPoint presentation from the 90s, stick to one main interaction and use this as your primary transition throughout your site.
Transforming the Government service experience through mobile technology
August 29th, 2013 by Deloitte Digital
Deloitte’s recent report “Gov on the Go, Boosting public sector productivity by going mobile” uncovers the productivity gap between the public and private sector and the role disruptive technology can play to improve our quality of service.
July 15th, 2013 by Deloitte Digital
Putting the customer at the heart of everything that you do.
SXSW Interactive 2013
May 17th, 2013 by Steve Hallam
South by Southwest (SxSW) is a festival and conference of music, film and interactivity held annually in Austin, Texas. This year, speakers at the SxSW Interactive slice ranged from CEOs of the most noted digital companies to Al Gore.
Steve Hallam, partner at Deloitte Digital, was in attendance and reported back on where digital is heading in 2013 and beyond.
Mobility and the importance of APIs
October 11th, 2012 by Deloitte Digital
A lot of focus is centred on user experience in mobile applications – and rightly so. However if you are treating your data and API requirements as an afterthought, you do so at your peril.
Mobile Design – User Experience
July 11th, 2012 by Lorrae Strahorn
Our first two blog posts covered finding the reason for your mobile app, understanding the culture and understanding your audience. With the theory behind us, in our third and final post it’s time to look at the practicalities of mobile design.
Mobile Design – Understanding your audience
July 4th, 2012 by Lorrae Strahorn
The first part of this series discussed the importance of finding a place for your mobile solution in the market by understanding the mobile market more broadly.
We now look at the value of user insights in crafting your approach to the mobile market and deciding on how you approach the design of your solution.
Augmented Reality: The Real Deal?
March 14th, 2012 by Deloitte Digital
I had the privilege to think about not one but two types of augmented reality (AR) over the past few weeks. First, I considered the emerging field of AR mobile applications for a client; second, I witnessed another very real type of AR at the sharp end of the 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race. As one of the toughest offshore yacht races in the world, where competitors get very little sleep, this environment is a vivid example of extreme, or augmented, reality.
How tablets are changing digital publication
June 29th, 2011 by Deloitte Digital
With digital publishing redefining the reader’s experience, publishers, news distributors, online brands and retailers can all benefit.