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Aviturians are determined to find new possibilities at every turn and recognize challenges as opportunities for growth. We believe learning is a continuous journey and that education has no end point. Join us on this journey; explore our insights to see what we’ve learned and what we’re continuing to discover.

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February 02, 2022

Accessibility Services in Tech: Have You Considered These Features?

User Experience  |  User Interface  |  accessibility

Making your products and services as accessible to as many people as possible isn’t only the right thing to do; it’s good business sense.   Too many companies continue to approach accessibility as an afterthought within the design of their websites and applications. This excludes many prospective members of the target audience who may have the intent to purchase a product or service but find it difficult to do so. It can frustrate current customers who feel they aren’t adequately able to use what they’ve invested their money in.   Making a website or application that’s accessible is crucial when designing your tech. But knowing how to evaluate your current efforts is somewhat tricky and can be even more difficult than starting from scratch.   Here are a few things you’ll want to consider.

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November 24, 2021

Design Systems Definition: What They Are and Why They Matter

UX  |  User Experience  |  User Interface

Welcome to Create Impact, a new series from Aviture focused on the topics that inspire our engineers to innovate. In each article, an Aviture team member will take you on a deep dive into a subject they’re passionate about, showing you the thinking behind cutting-edge engineering advances, the latest UX trends, development theories, and other unique topics that enable Aviturians to embrace the Art of the Possible for our clients.   In this post, Frontend Engineer Chris Kollars explores design systems and their importance to creating a cohesive user experience. He explains how to define design systems, how they differ from and interact with component libraries and style guides, and why they are crucial for unifying your team around brand-based best practices and experiences.

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October 27, 2021

Understanding the UX and UI Difference to Get the Best Results

UX  |  User Experience  |  User Interface

Welcome to Create Impact, a new series from Aviture focused on the topics that inspire our engineers to innovate. In each article, an Aviture team member will take you on a deep dive into a subject they’re passionate about, showing you the thinking behind cutting-edge engineering advances, the latest UX trends, development theories, and other unique topics that enable Aviturians to embrace the Art of the Possible for our clients.   In this post, Director of Customer Experience DJ Jahn explores the differences between UX and UI, common misconceptions about each, and how incorporating user-centric strategic and design practices into every step of the process can provide an exceptional product that wows the end user.

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October 06, 2021

How to Do a Usability Test

UX  |  User Experience

You’ve got a brand new product, app, or update coming in the near future. Your engineering team is ready to fire on all cylinders to bring it to the masses. The time is now.   But hold on for just a moment. How sure are you that people will use your product or service the way you intend?   Assumptions are the enemy of technology. They can lead engineers, departments, and entire companies down the wrong fork in the road, wasting time and resources and delaying innovation.   This is precisely where usability testing comes in.

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April 07, 2021

The Complete Guide to User Experience: What It Is and How to Succeed

UX  |  User Experience  |  User Interface

Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart (an incredible old-timey name) is most famous for a particular quote.   In the case Jacobellis v. Ohio, he and the other Justices on the court were being asked to, in essence, determine what constitutes obscene content, something that is notably subjective and difficult to pinpoint. In response to this seemingly difficult assignment, Justice Stewart came up with a rather simple, straightforward criteria:   “I know it when I see it.”   We bring this up because you could say the same thing about user experience, or UX.

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