via uxjones:
This is great presentation from Peter Morville about information architecture and its role in usability. Check out the prezi here.

via uxjones:

This is great presentation from Peter Morville about information architecture and its role in usability. Check out the prezi here.

via tonguetech:

Berger & Föhr attempt to bring cutting-edge usability and design to the world of calculators with their slick new ‘Rechner’ iPhone app.

Rechner (by Berger & Föhr)

via uxvideos:

How Real People Will Use Windows 8

via usabilitygeek:

The Difference (And Relationship) Between Usability And User Experience

After web site accessibility, “user experience” (abbreviated as UX) is probably the phrase that most people tend to confuse usability with. Read entire article…

iPad Usability: First Findings From User Testing »

iPad apps are inconsistent and have low feature discoverability, with frequent user errors due to accidental gestures. An overly strong print metaphor and weird interaction styles cause further usability problems.

Joypad evolution- Design patterns and innovations in gaming interface design by cxpartners

Usability Bootcamp with Christine Perfetti

  • Will your website or application be successful?
  • Will people be able to use it easily?
  • Will it meet your business objectives?
  • Will you be able to account for the time, money and effort spent on it?

To answer these questions, Perfetti Media’s expert usability professional, Christine Perfetti, has put together a 2-Day Usability Bootcamp here in Singapore on Nov 10-11 2010 to help you learn the skills needed to evaluate and improve your designs, be it for a product, website, web application or intranet.

Find out more…

Step by step usability guide from usability.gov

Man! This is good innovation.

gwenfred:

it is a pet peeve of mine - money atm - the UX and usability  to get your money » IDEO redesigns the ATM

I am not sure who actually help with the design of the new deposit - atm for Bank of America. It has simplify certain aspect of life, then complicated others.

ideo’s new atm: one slot for money and slips okay fine, that’s great. I want to question that 19 in ‘touch’ screen … using the bank of america’s touch screen for deposits - did not make live easier because i still HESITATE as to which touch button i am to press… isn’t that the same for the number of physical buttons that were once on the machine before touch screens?

the physical form is nice and simple, but i think for all products on the market using touch screen should not use the metaphor ‘touchscreen makes life simple’…it is not the answer to a problem just dodge the work from industrial designer’s responsibilities over to the UX and GUI designers’ jobs.

Usability Research Applied to Immersive Interfaces »

I’m a bit late on this, but there was awesome article in Boxes and Arrows this week titled Researching Video Games the UX Way. It’s a detailed write up of how Bolt|Peters performed usability testing on Spore.


The basic take-away is that the team had to rely on a much more open-ended…

Internet on mobiles: evolution of usability and user experience

Anne Kaikkonen, a UI product manager at Nokia, recently presented her doctoral dissertation on the usability and user experience of the mobile internet.

Internet on Mobiles: Evolution of Usability and User Experience (pdf)
Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy presented at Helsinki University of Technology (Espoo, Finland) on 11 December 2009.