All posts by: Craig Nishizaki

[VIDEO] Why User Experience Research Is Important

This week's Turning On The Desk Lamp features Craig Nishizaki, our Sr. Director of Business, Design, and Development. Why is UX research important? Now more than ever users have very high expectations for the user experience of your website, app, anything! If you don't dig dipper into what your users are telling you, how can you create an experience they want? Craig walks you through our approach and tactical ways UX research can be not only effective by scrappy as well.

[WEBINAR] Why UX Will Make or Break Your Business

User experience might be the most underrated part of growing a successful business. Far too many companies treat it like an afterthought, rather than a primary goal. And this is to their detriment. Sure, as a UX design and development agency, we might be a little biased here, but given the transformative results we’ve seen […]
sales challenges that can be improved with UX

5 Sales Challenges That Can Be Improved With UX Design

In a recent Forrester study, a dichotomy was drawn between organizations that invest in customer experience and those that do not. Forrester’s data determined that over a five year period, the organizations that adopted CX-driven practices saw a 17 percent spike in revenue year-over-year. Meanwhile, organizations that were slow to adapt grew at only 3 […]
why ceos cannot be skeptical about budgeting for UX part 2

Why CEO’s Cannot Be Skeptical About Budgeting For UX – Part II

Halfway through 2017, savvy organizations are already laying the foundation for their 2018 strategies and building the budgets that will help them reach their goals. In Part 1 of this series we examined a few ways that UX research and design can be imperative for helping organizations succeed, despite the fact that many CEOs remain […]
Budget for UX

Why CEOs Cannot Be Skeptical About Budgeting for UX in 2018 – Part 1

With the role of technology becoming increasingly fundamental for business operations—both internally and consumer-facing—there has never been a greater need for quality user experience. Couple this with the fact that those very same technologies have empowered the modern user with higher expectations as well, and it should be clear that making the investment in UX […]
5 key digital trends for successful businesses

5 Key Trends Driving Business Success in the Digital Marketplace

  In mid-June, online retail giant Amazon made waves in the business world when it was announced that the company would be acquiring grocery chain Whole Foods for a staggering $13.4 billion. This deal is representative of a larger shift in global business, away from traditional brick-and-mortar locations towards a more robust digital marketplace. As […]