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There is a design without testing.. and then there is a design without right testing. Both are equally dangerous whether it’s your digital application or a machine.

Alongside UX, I am aviation enthusiasts as well. And there is no better example to explain design without testing then the Comet disaster.

The Comet (de Havilland DH 106 Comet)

Design with not enough testing!

In 1952 the first aerodynamically clean design passenger jet with four engines buried in the wing roots, a pressurised cabin, and large square windows took the skies for the first time.

The de Havilland DH 106 Comet was the world’s first commercial jet airliner. Developed and manufactured by de Havilland at its Hatfield Aerodrome in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. …


How to align Product & UX Design with Agile Development…
How to align Product & UX Design with Agile Development…

Every day 100s of online job adverts appear for UX experts. Alongside the usual job description, there is a new trend starting to creep in recently, that “demands” UX to work within an Agile development environment.

I am in the UX field for almost 15 years working with enough organizations to prove this ‘demand’ unthoughtful. …


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As the UX industry grows at an exceptional rate and businesses globally realizing it’s potential, more and more people are switching their profession to become UX experts.

Like any industry with an influx of newbies, it creates some issues. I’ll point out some here, which should be avoided by the newbies, that will definitely help the UX experts to identify the bad practices knowingly or unknowingly used by them, which are affecting the good UX and help the new UX breed to adapt to what is right instead of what is quick!

If it’s not prototyped… It’s not UX’d

The trend of not prototyping the design is on the rise like I have never seen before and once in a blue moon when I hear word prototype, it’s something that only allows users to navigate left, right top and bottom. …

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Ahsan Jalil

I am a senior UX specialist with strong expertise in Experience, Interaction and Interface Design.

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