experience-based techniques for problem solving, learning, and discovery. Heuristics may be semi-formalized or a simple rule of thumb, an educated guess, an intuitive judgment, or common sense.

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While establishing Heuristics for usability testing,do you advise using your own heuristics or pre defined ones

I am conducting a usability study of medical content delivery systems and I was planning to use some heuristics present in a CHI paper for my Heuristic evaluation.However since the area of focus is ...
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Heuristic evaluation. Which set of heuristics follow?

I have to perform an heuristic evaluation of a website. I found in internet several guidelines on which the evaluation is based. I found also this article from Smashing Magazine ...
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Best way to execute heuristic reviews

When reviewing an interface without the benefit of usabilties testing results, is there a standard way to do heuristic evalutions of an interface?
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Usability Guidelines

I am supposed to evaluate a few websites to find out whether they comply with Jacob's Nielsen Heuristics... But I am having trouble understanding the heuristics. Can somebody please explain? These ...
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Help with expert reviews

I am reviewing a client website. Usually I will find plenty wrong and will be able to highlight issues and recommend solutions. The problem with this particular project is that the website is actually ...
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Heuristics checklist for tablets

I am doing a heuristic evaluation of my company web based product designed for Tablets. Do you know any heuristics checklist specifically meant for tablets? If so can you please share it?
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Heuristic approaches for users' evaluation of UX

A heuristic evaluation typically employs three main approaches; Provide evaluators with a set of tasks to be carried out Provide system goal’s and let evaluators develop their own tasks Let ...