The one-thousand-foot view of UX

When talking about user experience (UX), I could literally write a stack of books trying to explain every facet, and still have things left to talk about. For that reason, UX is one of those terms that has become a buzzword to seemingly cover all the answers to the question “why?” when it comes to designing software or digital platforms. 

So, what exactly is UX?

The Fundamentals of User Experience

If you ask any number of User Experience (UX) designers this question, you’re likely to get answers that vary. It’s like defining the word “design” and everyone is going to have a different answer based on what they do, what they work on, who they work with and things like that.