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Amazon eCommerce User Experience

UX features for online retailers to consider

I just read a really insightful piece by Paul Bryan on 10 Absentee UX Features on Top e-Commerce Sites. His agency, Usography, has conducted a Retailer UX audit, looking at the 100 top retail websites. The audit highlighted some key user experience (UX) features for brands to consider. From the 10 features that Bryan listed in […]

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Mobile Startups Technology User Experience

Square is making mobile payments even easier

Square is one of those new inventions that I look at and think: “that’s a cool looking new feature!”. More importantly, Square looks like it will take mobile payments to the next level. A few months ago I learned about wallet-less payments with the likes of Google and Orange enabling users to pay using their mobiles […]

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Agile Product Management User Experience

Alpha.gov.uk: UK Government goes Agile

It was interesting to find out more the other day about alpha.gov.uk a new site by the UK Government. At first I was confused; “wasn’t there already a central online hub for the UK Government’s services in the form of Directgov?” Directgov was only established a few years ago and enables users to search and complete […]

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Cloud Mobile Music User Experience

7digital improves its Android app and takes on mighty iTunes

7digital is stepping up to compete with iTunes by updating its Android app to include an in-app music download store along with acting as the default Android phone music player. The past couple of weeks I’ve been learning a lot about innovative music businesses venturing into new partnerships and trying to make the most of […]

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Mobile Startups User Experience

Simply Tap: how the Mobile Money Network aims to make mobile shopping easier

Mobile Money Network sounds like a great name to me. I had started envisioning a new rap group and crazy videos but then found out that it has everything to do with payment transactions conducted through mobile phones. The Mobile Money Network (MMN) is a new UK retail alliance, created by Monetise, Best Buy Europe […]