Experience Design

Introducing Digitally Accessible Experiences: Why it Matters and How to Create Them, a Guide

Using the internet has become a daily activity for us, to the point where, without the internet and its services, it can become difficult to perform tasks that are necessary for making it through our day. This is often the case for users living with disabilities when online experiences are poorly designed for accessibility – […]

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Bright Paths Students Bring Ingenuity to Custom App Development

Perficient is a company full of unique populations, and we’re committed to investing in resources that develop the skills of our colleagues while embracing diverse perspectives and voices. It’s a commitment that Perficient made to nearly 5,000 colleagues earlier this year through the Perficient People Promise, which promises to champion, challenge, and celebrates every colleague. […]

4 Helpful Tools for Fixing Web Accessibility Issues

It’s important for your business to have an accessible website and other digital assets, but maintaining accessibility means incorporating helpful tools to continuously utilize in your design and development processes, and ultimately, benefit your end-users.   Here are a few accessibility tools to consider.  Tool 1: Axe   Axe is typically the standard DevTool used in accessibility testing for any or Chrome/Firefox extension. This tool can analyze a page for accessibility issues within […]

A Brief Overview of Web Accessibility

The web has grown to play a significant role in how we consume information, with a direct correlation to how we live our lives. But accessing the web isn’t always easy for every user. One in four adults in the United States live with some type of disability, either permanent, temporary, or situational. This can make […]

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Feasible: The Business Value of Experience Design (Part 6 of 8)

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts sharing our study results on the business value of experience design. This post explores the value of understanding both the limitations and the possibilities of the underlying technologies to drive an optimal product experience. MC Escher was a Dutch artist famous for creating imaginative but […]

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Hacking Human Nature, Part 1: Social Proof Theory

Leveraging Behavioral Economics to improve performance and user experience. This is first in our series co-authored by myself and Zach Gay exploring how understanding Behavioral Economics can- and should- inform your marketing strategies. With each blog post we’ll dig into an individual theory and show how an understanding of these principals can help you develop […]

POUR: Designing for Accessibility with Robustness in Mind

We’ve come to the final post in this series on the W3C’s Principles “POUR,” designing and coding for the “Robust” principle. In the context of technology, a solution is robust when it comes with a wide range of capabilities, or is able to deal with many different situations. Robust solutions should be navigable and usable […]

POUR: Designing for Accessibility With Understandable in Mind

The W3C organization developed four core principles to help designers and developers ensure websites, mobile apps, and all interactive media would be perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust (POUR) to as many digital users as possible. These four principles are as relevant today as they were when Tim Berners-Lee founded the W3C in 1994. In an […]

POUR: Designing for Accessibility With Operable in Mind

“POUR” has become mainstream lingo for the four main principles (Perceivable, Operable, Understand, and Robust) of web accessibility. These four essential guidelines created by the W3C organization are the “how-to” guide for digital teams of strategists, designers, developers, SEO, and content specialists to create accessible experiences. These guidelines were created so that digital consumers using […]

Innovative: The Business Value of Experience Design (Part 5 of 8)

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts sharing the results of our study on the business value of experience design. In this post, we explore the value of innovation: Bringing diverse and fresh ideas and perspectives to help the organization think differently, differentiate and future-proof its investments. Sometimes you need to build […]

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Hacking Human Nature: Behavioral Economics and Sitecore Strategy

Why Understanding and Accommodating Human Behavior Can Lead to Outstanding Digital Experiences When I first started working on website projects on the Sitecore platform, it felt like every other day I was discovering a new capability. I don’t know how many times in the first few months I thought to myself, “Cool! We can do […]

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[Podcast] Revenue Resilience on Becker’s Healthcare Podcast

In a recent episode of Becker’s Healthcare Podcast, Paul Griffiths, General Manager of Digital Health Solutions, joins Brian Zimmerman, Custom Content Editor with Becker’s Hospital Review. Gain insights on: Why placing an emphasis on revenue recovery is often shortsighted Who owns the patient experience in a health system Why cross-functional perspectives have become more important […]

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