Articles by Nicholas Manring

Mr. Manring is a Research Associate at the User Experience Center. Prior to joining the UXC, he worked as an Industrial Engineering Assistant and Engineered Standards Supervisor for TJX at their Marshalls distribution center. Nick is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Human Factors and Information Design at Bentley University and is set to complete his program by summer of 2018.

Creating a Culture of Self-Reflection and Mutual Accountability

Introduction Unchecked bias is one of the most significant threats to the user experience (UX) field today. In Bill Albert’s (2015) article, “The Fox Guarding the Usability Lab,” he claimed that bias stemming from a “conflict of interest,” in which designers test their own designs, gets in the way of best practices and could irreparably […] [Read More]