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Starting your first accessibility audit

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Accessibility is always on our minds at SSE. Our design community talks about it often, and we promote in our cross-functional product teams at any opportunity. Every accessibility issue has the potential to impact the 14.1m disabled people in the UK. So not…

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Seeing more, with Gestalt Principles of Perception

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Gestalt Principles of Perception explain how we visually perceive and make sense of the world around us. As designers we can use these principles to inform how design elements are placed, and how they can create meaningful groups of things. Let’s take a look a…

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How sketching sessions make your team more collaborative

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Sketching sessions can be defined as a get-together where ideas are shared through visual means. They often take place after some research and are done in the form of ‘blue-sky thinking’, allowing a team to tackle the research findings without constraints. Th…

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It’s time to pay attention to China's super apps

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China’s COVID-19 tracking system, ‘Health Code’ – launched in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, in February 2020 – has been a crucial part of the country’s success in battling the virus. Health Code uses QR codes which switch between green, yellow, and red to ind…

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Getting better feedback on your work

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To receive constructive — and effective — feedback, we simply need to ask for it.…

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Focusing teams on the right goals by mapping outcomes

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Product teams are often pulled in many directions. Overflowing backlogs, requests from stakeholders, and endless new feature ideas make it easy to lose focus. Stepping back and discussing the high-level impact the team wants to achieve is a great way to cut th…