In this article, Gartner Research identifies the skills, roles and team composition their UX professionals to ensure high-quality experiences as well as ongoing innovation. Gartner recommends for large enterprises "an internal agency model for the UX function. For smaller organizations, however, we recommend a simplified approach structured around a set of core UX roles that every team needs."
Gartner describes the core UX skills to look for when you select your team (see graphic). Download the complimentary report now to read the details.
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The user interface is more than a platform via which your product interacts with its users and shows them all the awesome stuff it can do. It is the main access point to the product’s user experience, the outward representation of your brand, and what makes your product stand out from the crowd. Because of the massive amount of different UI design elements and constantly changing best practices, we provide you with an evaluation of which trends dominate today’s UI design.
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