Posts tagged with ‘usability’


The first membrane of every object or living being is the skin. Even a needle entering your body has to pass through the uppermost epidermis first. User Interface (UI in short) is that skin of the digital system via which we transact with it. But mind you, it’s neither the design nor the visual appeal… continue reading

You’re moderating a usability session and things aren’t going as well as you’d like. Maybe the participant doesn’t seem to have the qualifications that you need, or the participant seems anxious despite your best efforts to alleviate his nervousness. What should you do? Talking to users is usually the favorite part of our job as… continue reading

It is (hopefully) common knowledge amongst UX practitioners that it is beneficial to test early and test often. However, how to test and what to test may not be as well-known. Qualitative research allows the researcher to dig deep into the causes and consequences of behavior. Quantitative research allows the researcher to project how many… continue reading

If you are a reading buff as much as I am, you probably realized that good books don’t come cheap. Aside from that, they do tend to take a lot of space as well. That is why I have gathered some interesting free ebooks, which will perfectly fit on your tablet. Topic is Usability. Enjoy… continue reading

A heuristic evaluation is a fast and cheap process to improve your site’s usability. Personally, I found that it helps to optimize silly and obvious mistakes which, when fixed, make for a much better overall experience. You’ll find that these evaluations are simple to do and I urge you to embrace them and use them… continue reading