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- Gone Fishin' August 18, 2014After years of loyal service, findability.org has retired. This is the last post. Thanks for all of your support and encouragement over the past nine years. Peter Morville is now blogging over at intertwingled.org. See you there!
- Finding Intertwingled August 14, 2014Intertwingled is now available in print and digital formats on Amazon. Ironically, it's hard to find via Amazon's search. In the US, the ebook is hidden. In the UK, it's the paperback that's unfindable. But I'm not upset. Amazon is in the process of linking the print and Kindle versions. This happens with every book. Most authors are […]
- Gone Fishin' August 18, 2014
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Summary: The six remote controls required for a simple home theater illustrate the problems caused by complexity and inconsistency in user interfaces. I’m frustrated by how difficult it is to watch a movie on my TV. It ought to be … Continue reading
User-centered design (UCD) is an approach to design that grounds the process in information about the people who will use the product. UCD processes focus on users through the planning, design and development of a product. An International Standard There … Continue reading
Summary: Although measuring usability can cost four times as much as conducting qualitative studies (which often generate better insight), metrics are sometimes worth the expense. Among other things, metrics can help managers track design progress and support decisions about when … Continue reading
Summary: Development projects should spend 10% of their budget on usability. Following a usability redesign, websites increase desired metrics by 135% on average; intranets improve slightly less. Ease of use doesn’t come from wishful thinking. It comes from conducting systematic … Continue reading
Usability 101: Introduction to Usability Summary: How to define usability? How, when, and where can you improve it? Why should you care? This overview answers these basic questions. This is the article to give to your boss or anyone else … Continue reading
“The basic idea is simple. To get something done, you have to start with some notion of what is wanted—the goal that is to be achieved. Then, you have to do something to the world, that is, take action to … Continue reading
“Human-Computer Interaction is a discipline concerned with the design, evaluation and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use and with the study of major phenomena surrounding them” Reference: ACM SIGCHI 1992