Author Archives: Alex Poole
Do you remember the card game Top Trumps, where you beat your opponent’s hand with a card that outranks it in some capacity? Well, in UX you can play a version of this where instead of carefully crafting the visual … Continue reading
A quick reminder of severity ratings – these ones are adapted from ‘Usability severity codes’ in Usability & Technical Documentation, Xerox Corporation, July 1995. One point to remember – if you are developing applications for internal use in an organisation, … Continue reading
User experience (UX) is a convergence of many disciplines. It goes beyond making something just easy to use or visually pleasing, but looks after all the aspects of a person’s interaction with a product or service – and most importantly, … Continue reading
This little flag tells you how much time left to read till the end of the article. I don’t know if it’s pandering to people with low attention spans, but I like it anyway. See it in action here: http://informationarchitects.net/blog/responsive-typography-the-basics/. … Continue reading
“I’ll have it cold” a video testament to the importance of user testing and usability.