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Do’s and don’t’s using ChatGPT in UX design

In the ever-evolving realm of digital design, cutting-edge tools are revolutionizing how we approach UX design. Among these tools, ChatGPT, developed by OpenAI, stands out as a transformative force. But what sets ChatGPT apart, and how can we harness its capabilities to enhance user interactions?   What is ChatGPT? ChatGPT is not just another chatbot. It is a product of OpenAI’s extensive research in the field of artificial intelligence. As a large language model, it is trained on vast amounts of data, enabling it to predict subsequent words in a sequence with remarkable precision. When given a prompt, it crafts

Atomic design methodology in UX – 7 things you need to know

UX and UI designers apply the atomic design methodology to make consistent design changes faster and easier. But sometimes we tend to use things because of their popularity and not because we actually know how to use them. Let’s see what atomic design really is, who can benefit from it, its pros and cons, and some practical tips.   1. What atomic design methodology is Atomic design methodology is a powerful process for creating design systems that are modular, reusable, and scalable. The concept, developed by Brad Frost, is based on the idea that a design can be broken down

Croatia – In the process of waking up

Timing is everything in the fast moving world of Fintech, banking and crypto, and sometimes time is against us. The interviews with leading players in the Croatian market started long before the publication of this article, so some of the information is a little dated. For example Croatia is now in the eurozone, and some participants have changed their jobs or responsibilities. Despite unavoidable delays in making this piece public, it nevertheless provides a snapshot of a small and vibrant country that is rapidly finding its place in the bigger European Fintech picture. As such we believe it’s a good

Meet Olga Rozskova – Ergomania’s talented UX designer

By her own admission, Olga Rozskova is a very organized person. “I know, for instance, what I usually will be doing through the whole summer: Every weekend. And most of the days too!” This detail-oriented mindset is part of the toolkit of a successful UX Designer, working for the Budapest and Amsterdam based Ergomania Design Agency. As such Olga has to be on top of ‘pixel-accurate design’, while also wearing the various hats of project manager and team member. It seems quite some way from the literature-loving student who travelled to the city of her dreams, St Petersburg, to learn

User personas effortlessly – User persona template for your brand

My wife’s nephew checked it and he had this amazing, never-before-seen idea! / I like puppies in costumes, we should do that! / I’ll know what I want when I see it. Situations where designers receive similar feedback and project briefs often occur in our industry (excluding our delightful clients, of course). Personal opinions and, in this case, more importantly, diverging thoughts on problem solving, can undermine common ground in projects. Understanding target audiences and empathizing with your customers by discerning their challenges, needs, and behaviour as a brand owner and marketer has a huge impact on effective problem-solving. A

‘Doing the right things’ – Ukrainian Fintech

As if to leave no doubt, the chairman of the Ukrainian Fintech Association is wearing a black hoodie with large white text across the front: I’M UKRAINIAN. Rostyslav Dyuk displays pride in his country, and the fact that his NGO is doing well, despite the enormous struggles in over a year of war. The association was founded in 2018 and is currently on a mission to Research, Advocate, Collaborate, and Educate, of which more presently. But first some background about Fintech in Ukraine, or more correctly, the banking sector, as prior to 2014 there wasn’t much going on as far

How to use colour psychology in UX design to achieve our goals in marketing and branding

Colours play a key role in our everyday lives and how we perceive the world. We can use this to our advantage when establishing a brand identity, marketing a product, or creating a service. But to effectively do so, we must first understand how it all works.   What is colour psychology? Imagine a parrot in the wild, using its colourful feathers to attract a mate or warn off potential predators. The parrot’s bright, vivid colours convey complex messages and play a crucial role in its survival. Similarly, in human psychology, colours can evoke emotions, shape perceptions, and influence behaviour.

Working with a UX agency: Which UX design team to choose? – Part 3

Why work with a UX agency? For some companies in the UX journey working with an agency is the first step. Others come later, some never try. As we described in our earlier articles about freelance work and in-house team usage, there is no one-size-fits-all solution in UX. Agencies might be good for you if you have an inconsistent UX workload or you are working on a solution that really needs the best people. In this article, we check the pros and the cons of deploying a UX agency to design stellar products for you.   The benefits of working

What are microservices and what are their advantages in UX design?

By designing your digital service with a microservice strategy in mind, you can ensure that your product is easy to manage, fault-tolerant, quickly fixed and updated, scalable, and provides a satisfying user experience through a custom-tailored UX. All of this is true, but only if you apply it at the right time and with the right environment to support the adaptation.   The purpose of microservcies What exactly are microservices? Microservices are smaller, independent features that coexist and communicate through APIs (Application programming interfaces (APIs), which together make up the full product or service. In recent years, microservices have become

Working with an in-house team: Which UX design team to choose? – Part 2

Why build an in-house team? At some point on your business journey, you may notice that you spend too much on UX or you might just simply realise that UX is a core competency for your team. You may then decide to internalise this expertise. And why not? It seems cheaper. The members are more dedicated and every cent that you spend on them you invest in your own business. We have banking clients from Brussels to Budapest who are following this path. They had zero experts some years ago and now they have a strong team. It is like