Posts tagged with ‘usability’

 

You just finished designing your latest web project. You did your research, designed it with your client’s audience in mind, and now it’s ready to be launched. Or is it? Many designers fail to follow through with one of the most important elements of successful web design — user testing. It sounds daunting… and expensive.… continue reading

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