Matt Isherwood

I'm Matt, UX design consultant & instructor

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Drive your UX design with data

An introduction to the world of data-driven UX design and my first book on the subject.

Mobile usability: visibility of system status

A look at some of the more original ways that mobile apps keep the user informed about what is going on. Providing inspiration for designing usable apps.

Nothing is obvious: engaging all users with your app

Three big UX principles to remember if you're trying to design for a wide audience and want your app to actually get used. And a note of caution for Skype.

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Information and dates for my UX design workshops

Key UX principles for ecommerce sites

Today, more and more retailers are moving their businesses to the digital sphere. With platforms readily available, it’s easier than ever to set up an online store—but there are a few key design principles that when utilised can help set your online business apart and achieve market success.

In this 90-minute class, we’ll take a closer look at ecommerce and the essential UX tips around it.

Next on 4 August 2015
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Class with General Assembly

Intro to wireframing

This workshop—ideal for web designers and product managers starting out with wireframing—covers the basics of how to use Omnigraffle and the benefits of wireframing and how you can use it to get quick, actionable results.

Next on 13 August 2015
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Workshop with General Assembly

Data-driven UX on a budget

This class demystifies the buzz around metrics, analytics, and data. For every digital product, there are strategic level key performance metrics (KPIs) that management has to monitor.

This workshop will demonstrate how to make actionable design decisions based on metrics from products like Optimizely, Google Analytics,, social media and real-time stats.

Next on 26 August 2015
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Workshop with General Assembly

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