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An Introduction to User Journey Map + PDF Templates

An Introduction to User Journey Map + PDF Templates

I’ve spent last Saturday mentoring and coaching some startups at a WIDE (women in digital empowerment) event. The whole day was about helping them build a more user centered product and come up with a paper prototype of some of the features so that they can test it later. In this context, I gave them a small introduction to User Journey Maps, a tool that helps designers get a visual representation of the whole experience users have with a product or a service. This article is a transcript of this introduction. I will guide you step by step on how to build a user journey map for your product or service. At the end of the article you will find the slides but also two templates to help your build user journey maps for your own projects.

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🎁 A free UX Starter Kit and a UX Starter Crash Course

🎁 A free UX Starter Kit and a UX Starter Crash Course

I facilitated a workshop on: “User eXperience – starter crash course for Startups”. The audience was a nice mix between students and entrepreneurs with a project/ website. The goal was to help them discover how to build a product with a user centric approach and why startup people should focus on users needs and talk to their potential users as soon as possible.
In this article, you will find the slides of the workshop. At the end of the articles, you can download a small “UX Starter Kit for Startups” kit I created. It contains templates to build a product concept, a user journey map, a user flow kit, some mobile, tablet and desktop templates for paper prototyping and a guerilla usability testing checklist.

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Investing in User Centric Design is a Good Business Decision

Investing in User Centric Design is a Good Business Decision

I’m honoured to be the opening keynote speaker of the LOIC’s Innovation dating event dedicated to User Experience – User Interface in Luxembourg.
In this keynote, I explain to companies and organisations why “Investing in User Centric Design is a Good Business Decision”.
The slides of the keynote are available in this article.

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Mind over Matter: Optimize Performance Without Code – CSSCamp 2019

Mind over Matter: Optimize Performance Without Code – CSSCamp 2019

It was a great honour for me to be invited to the first CSSCamp Barcelona ever. I had an amazing day and learned a lot about CSS, but also how to build inclusive design systems, about SVG animations, Houdini, accessibility and aria-live areas, performance and so much more. The slides of my talk are online and the video will be soon.

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Pretty, but not Usable – CSSDay 2019 UI Special

Pretty, but not Usable – CSSDay 2019 UI Special

I gave a talk at CSSDay Amsterdam for the UI special call “Pretty but not Usable”. This talk is based on my years of experience working with dev teams that used Bootstrap, Material UI, Ant, PrimeNG, iOnic, etc to build the projects. I share my experience and process, some design/dev relations tips to help people build a user centric product while working with a UI framework. This whole process is only possible with a lot of communication between the dev and design team. Because this kind of project is not a dev only project, designers needs to be involved in the early stages.

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Hello my name is St�phanie – a talk on special characters and UX

Hello my name is St�phanie – a talk on special characters and UX

In this small talk, I go through the different kind of issues I encountered while using the web as a user with a “é” in her name. This is a talk about user experience and how encoding and database decisions about formats and characters can create an awful experience. Because we must stop putting the needs of our systems, database, before the needs of our users!

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Lightning fast UX: faking performance when there’s no code left to optimize

Lightning fast UX: faking performance when there’s no code left to optimize

Perceived performance and how to enhance user perception of speed in websites and mobile apps once you’ve already optimized every line of code. From human perception of speed to animations, loaders, skeleton screens, lazy loading, optimistic UIs and more, I give a few techniques and examples from real projects to help you build interfaces that feel fast.

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Super Secret Powers of Mobile Browsers – Talk slides

Super Secret Powers of Mobile Browsers – Talk slides

Times have changed! There’s a lot, and I mean A LOT of things you can do today that used to be native mobile app territory only. Learn how to use the power of Progressive Web Apps and APIS like geolocation, push-notifications, offline support, bluetooth, biometric authentication, etc. to bring user experience on mobile browsers to the next level

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Secret Super powers of Mobile Browsers – Techfest Bucharest

Secret Super powers of Mobile Browsers – Techfest Bucharest

This content is 2 years old. Remember that the following content might be outdated.Today I was speaking at Techfest in Bucharest. It’s a 4 days event around web and technologies. My talk was about mobile browsers secret powers. In this talk, I go through a lot of different APIs you can now (or in a near future) use to enhance user experience in mobile browsers and bring it to the almost the level of native apps. Did you know you …

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Voxxeddays 2018 – Hello my name is St�phanie

Voxxeddays 2018 – Hello my name is St�phanie

In a globalized diverse world, decisions about encoding, formats or characters you accept or refuse on your site and in your database will have more or less unpleasant consequences on user experience.

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