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Heuristic Evaluations For Sale

What comes to mind when I say, “Heuristic Evaluation?” Half of you are thinking, “Yeah, yeah…” The other half are thinking, “Um, what now…?” And the other half are all like, “Stop using 25-cent words man; dial it down!” An Heuristic Evaluation is essentially another term for Expert Review. Which is another term for assessing […]

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Real, Usable, Useful, Omnomable Design

Real, Usable, Useful, Omnomable Design

Please file this under bloody-fucking-brill. Fewer dishes to wash. Recyclable as always (though some places won’t take pizza boxes). Easy to use. And I bet as close to 100% intuitive as you can get. This is good design. Taking an everyday product and task and making it so much better it makes you wonder why […]

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Usability Testing: Training for Web Developers

I am in the process of building “training” for Web Developers specifically for how to do Usability Testing. I put training in quotes because right now I am just working on content. I suspect this content could be delivered a numbers of ways (classroom-esque, 1-on-1, screencasts, etc.). The premise: There’s all types of testing that […]

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Twitter for the User Experience Crowd

Twitter for the User Experience Crowd

I attended a session at this week’s BostonUPA MiniCon entitled Tips from Two Tweeps: How User Experience Pros Find Value on Twitter. It got me thinking about the ways I, as your UX host, use Twitter for my evil UX purposes. Sorry, I typed that backwards. Not evil, live. Yeah… Below are some tested (as […]

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Failure’s Just Another Word for Unsuccessful

I’ve been thinking a lot about Failure of late. Which is to say, I’ve been thinking of Failure. But I have also started to think about it. Failure is a word that’s overloaded with baggage and I believe it needs to be rebranded. True Failure can be described closest by borrowing from that wonderfully accurate […]

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