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Posted by Fintan O'Byrne on January 10, 2019

Five UX Articles That Inspired Us

After Christmas it can be hard to stay motivated so we have compiled 5 UX articles and blogs that have inspired us this week!

1. Principles Of Bot Design

https://www.intercom.com/blog/principles-bot-design/

Conversational UIs can be difficult to make work in a practical sense. Here's 8 principles of bot design to obey without being bound by them.

2. Why Personas Fail

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/why-personas-fail

If you’ve had a failed persona experience in the past, this common list might have the reason listed! Identifying where you went wrong or avoiding these pitfalls in future will mean you will have a successful persona effort from the start!

3. The UX Of Voice : The Invisible Interface

https://www.dtelepathy.com/blog/design/the-ux-of-voice-the-invisible-interface

Voice represents a whole new consideration in the world of UX. This article explores what principles are transferable to the invisible interface of voice and what opportunities and challenges face the UX industry. 

4. How Twitter Leadership Ensures Design Comes First

https://www.invisionapp.com/inside-design/twitter-design-systems/

Executing the creation and management of a design system is a task that required the support of executives and leadership. However, at companies like Twitter, leadership is taking the first step in putting design first.

5.Microcontent: A Few Small Words Have a Mega Impact on Business

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/microcontent-how-to-write-headlines-page-titles-and-subject-lines/

A few small words can have a Mega impact - Microcontent is a type of UX copywriting in the form of short text fragments or phrases. Well-written, short text fragments can provide valuable information and nudge web users toward a desired action.

Catch-up on our other compilations and read about Virtual Reality, UX for Public Transport or Chatbots. 

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About the Author

Fintan O'Byrne
Fintan O'Byrne

Fintan joined Arekibo in 2004 and is currently Head of UX. Fintan has a keen interest in digital strategy.