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The UX trends shaping digital interfaces today

Today, so many digital initiatives are driven from the perspective of enabling technologies for the sake of using them. Working in the Experience Design practice here at Perficient, I’m on a constant mission to remind everyone about the true value of design. How it looks is, of course, important, but what it does is without […]

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The Future is Now

Let’s examine a few of the current technologies and digital trends shaping our world in the near future. This is the second blog in a series I’ve written about digital trends. I’ve previously discussed how different generations use technology. Wearables Wearables such as watches and fitness bands have become more useful with time and consistently […]

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How to Streamline and Scale Your Digital Asset Management

Experience Makers Live 2022 Whether you are embarking on your digital journey, are ready to elevate your craft at an enterprise level, or are further educating yourself on the future of digital experiences, the Adobe Experience Makers 2022 track has something for you. This year our own Zach Fischer, Perficient Senior Solution Architect, was invited […]

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Designing for Accessibility in Every Language

Creating inclusive and multilingual websites is complex but not without its benefits, especially to multilingual web users with disabilities. In Megan Jensen’s ‘kick off post’ on cultural inclusion she notes that “Undertaking a global multilingual website can be an intimidating and overwhelming project but it doesn’t have to be.” We’ve outlined specific ways to deliver […]

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A Brand Experience Success Story: Building a New Digital Experience

Consumers want and need a reliable digital experience from their healthcare providers. Siloed content and disparate websites can create confusion for patients at a time when clarity and peace of mind are needed most; this disconnect stands to erode confidence in a healthcare brand. Our clinical laboratory client needed to consolidate multiple sites that were […]

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Adobe Highlights How Adobe Document Cloud Helps Transform Financial Institutions 

Paperwork is an integral part of most processes in the financial services industry. However, in addition to draining precious natural resources, it significantly contributes to wasted time and lagged productivity within institutions. Given these pitfalls, innovators of the digital age have worked for years to redefine the concept of paperwork and disconnected electronic documents, converting […]

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3 Ways Financial Institutions Can Step Up for Underserved Communities

The financial services industry has made major strides in amping up its overall customer experience game; however, there is still a deficit in the personalization and accessibility of products and services for many Americans. The financial services industry must consider its customer experience game while also grappling with a sense of distrust from many communities […]

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Digital Accessibility – Using a Screen Reader

I have heard many people say, “I’ll just download a screen reader and test that bug”. Using a screen reader takes time and practice to use in a similar way that a user with a disability would use the tool. It’s important to know the keyboard shortcuts as well as understanding how to use them […]

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Accessibility Testing in the Product Development Lifecycle

Final installment of a 4-part series Recently I came across a comment from Lori Samuels, Senior Director of Accessibility at NBCUniversal, that stopped me in my tracks, “You can’t test your way to great user experience, you have to design your way there.” I completely agree. On the other hand, evaluating user experiences for accessibility […]

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Perspectives on Achieving Digital Accessibility in the Healthcare Experience

Increasingly, topics like digital responsibility are entering the conversation around digital transformation.  “This responsibility has evolved from primarily focusing on data privacy to now include accessibility, diversity, and inclusion as well. Really, it’s about being more proactive, less reactive. You want to take it from being aspirational to ground truth – how do we make […]

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Help us Celebrate the 11th Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

May 19, 2022 is the 11th anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD is an event to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about digital access and inclusion. The day started with a single blog post written by a web developer, Joe Devon. An accessibility professional in Toronto, Jennison Asuncion, stumbled across the blog […]

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Designing for Diversity: Accessibility in the Product Development Lifecycle – Part 3 of 4

Product teams should be keen to understand how people interact with digital content and media. For one, web users’ interactions with website content changes over time. Two, it changes by situation. And three, it changes by ability. For example, what a web user can do in her 20’s, such as navigating web pages with a mouse, […]

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