Journal

Posts written by members of the Unum UX team.

Key Performance Indicators

March 16, 2016 by RJ Sherman

Congratulations – your project has gone to production. Those months of meetings, development, and testing have led to this day. You can move on to other things now.

Right? 

Not so fast. 

The ROI of Information Architecture

March 03, 2016 by Bella Wenum

Effective information architecture provides a solid, well-thought out plan based on user research and user testing to validate decisions before any time, money, and resources are invested in design and development. 

The Process of a UX Designer

March 03, 2016 by Antonio Samuels

User Experience design is a process; no matter what others say. Design is more than making it look pretty, it’s a solution to the problem.

Writing pseudocode

February 02, 2016 by Susanne Kappler

One way to make a complex development project seem less intimidating is to write your application in pseudocode before starting to code.

Unum Digital Brand Accessibility Guide

December 07, 2015 by Bella Wenum

Unum's current brand colors can present difficulty when designing for accessibility. Use this guide to build accessible products.

Persona Development

November 24, 2015 by RJ Sherman

Did you take the time to hear what the user actually wanted before building what you thought would be the next big thing?

Design-Driven Companies Succeed

July 22, 2015 by Clint McKoy

Appealing visuals combined with user experience design creates exceptional products that customers love.

Interface patterns using flexbox

July 21, 2015 by Carl Henderson

Flexbox doesn't fix every issue that CSS has, but it fixes enough of the issues that it has made writing CSS fun again.