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Showing posts tagged with Situational Design

May 16, 2019

Alison Atwell

In much the same way the layout, color, and animations on a screen can impact usability, wording can signal subtle meaning to users. Learn how to write skill dialog that's focused, natural, and simple.

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May 09, 2019

Anna Van Brookhoven

We're excited to announce the publication of the new Alexa Design Guide for skill builders. Learn about the new guide and how you can apply situational design to your Alexa skills.

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June 20, 2018

Ahmed El Araby

By properly setting your customers’ expectations before they try to enable the skill, you will help them focus on the quality of your skill and the content you’re delivering. Here are a few things you can do to set expectations for what your skill can do.

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June 07, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

The final post in our series covers another key voice design principle, which is to make your interactions relatable to your customers.

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June 02, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

In order to enable conversational, freeform voice-first interactions, it's important to present all available options at the top level. Learn how to design your voice user interface in a way that reduces cognitive load on your customers.

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May 17, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

When designing customer experiences for any form factor, it’s important to create a personal experience for users. Learn how you can individualize the voice experience through personalization.

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May 08, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

Voice is fast-becoming a common user interface, and we find that people embrace voice-first user interfaces because they are natural, conversational, and user-centric. Learn about how you can build your voice-first interaction in a way that enables users to speak to Alexa in their own words.

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