UX Design Insights: Learning from Social Media Giants on Overcoming Cognitive Biases

Social networking platforms are designed to keep users engaged and entertained. The success of these popular platforms, in part, is due to how their UX deliberately reduces the negative effects of certain cognitive biases. In this article, we will examine three common cognitive biases and how LinkedIn, TikTok, and Instagram specifically use those principles to impact their UX design decisions, creating a better online experience for their users. What is a cognitive bias? A cognitive bias refers to a systematic [...]

A 10-Point UX Health Check by Catalyst UX

Just like a regular health check you would conduct for yourself, your product or digital solution needs a UX health check.  Why? A UX health check can help you figure out how well your product is currently measuring up to user expectations.  It helps uncover things like usability issues, information architecture and more. […]

Strategies for Modernizing Legacy Applications

Financial and enterprise applications have become more essential than ever in the past year. According to a report by Plaid, 73% of Americans see Fintech as “the new normal” ever since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. But now that such applications are becoming even more widely used, it is crucial that these applications stay up-to-date on their software. Modernizing your legacy application can provide your customers with years of continued use and your organization with years of additional revenue. [...]

Digital Transformation in Healthcare

Growth of Digital Transformation in IoT-Connected Devices and Artificial Intelligence There are four key enabling technologies that are helping power the growth of digital transformation. These technologies include: IoT devices, artificial intelligence, big data and elastic cloud computing.  At Catalyst UX, we have seen substantial growth of digital transformation in IoT-connected devices and AI-related skills. This is largely because the sheer number of IoT-connected devices is on the rise. By 2025, there will be an estimated 75 billion IoT devices. And [...]

7 Healthcare UX challenges worth taking

The adoption of digital health services and technologies has steadily been on the rise. Even in 2018, 9 out of 10 users used at least one digital health tool. But what are the tools that should be used? What are the health technology challenges you should take this year?  And beyond technology, what factors should you consider? Here are 7 medical and healthcare UX challenges we think are worth taking this year. […]