Mobile App Consistency by Design
Apr20

Mobile App Consistency by Design

Here’s how we evolved the Boxer mobile email app into VMware Boxer, an effortless enterprise email experience for our digital workspace productivity apps suite. Leveraging Design Fundamentals Prior to joining VMware as a designer, I was a designer for Boxer, an email and productivity mobile app. Working at Boxer was a huge learning experience for me. My introduction to product design was a whirlwind, and I dove in headfirst. I have a...

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Breathing New Life into UX Research
Mar23

Breathing New Life into UX Research

As a user experience (UX) researcher, explaining what I do for a living can be quite a challenge. Often, people confuse my role with quality assurance. They say to me, “Oh, you test software? So, you’re in QA, right?” Or, people think I’m a market researcher, and they say, “So, you study your users, like market research? You’re in marketing, right?” Part of my job as a UX researcher is to partner and collaborate with many departments....

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The Avatar Experience
Mar02

The Avatar Experience

It was late September, and the leading event in enterprise mobility was quickly approaching. Every year Connect, presented by VMware AirWatch, brings together thousands of mobility enthusiasts, partners and customers to focus on the future of the digital workspace. It’s the perfect opportunity for our user experience (UX) team to not only engage with customers and gather valuable feedback, but also see firsthand how they interact with...

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Redesigning the VMware AirWatch Privacy Policy
Feb16

Redesigning the VMware AirWatch Privacy Policy

VMware AirWatch can be installed on corporate and personal devices to access company resources such as email, documents and productivity apps. When a company tells employees to install AirWatch on their phones to access company email, they might ask, “What can my manager see? Will my company know which apps I have on my phone? Can my company see my pictures or my browsing history?” Our user experience (UX) team set out to address the...

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Inside the Mind of a UX Designer

Quite often, people think of user experience (UX) simply in terms of the end product, (i.e., the page layout, the buttons, the labels, etc.—essentially, the elements you see onscreen). However, as UX designers, we often view our role in the UX process similar to that of a building architect. Much like the way an architect designs a building, UX designers lay out the way a webpage looks and how it all works together. This metaphor can...

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