How is intuitive defined in terms of UI? Are there any studies about what objective and measurable qualities make a user interface intuitive? What design principles, patterns, or approaches are most ...
I'm working (slowly) on an open-source project, and I was hoping to do some usability testing once it's a bit further along. Also, hopefully the GIMP devs will notice this question ;-). I'm not sure ...
What are the criteria that are used to measure the quality of an UI, or compare different UIs with each other?
Usability tests often present some real surprises where the participant's mental model does not match what they're presented with. What are the biggest or most interesting surprises you've come ...
Possible Duplicate: How to discover what users NEED and not what they WANT? The question "What are your favorite counter-intuitive principles or ideas within UX?" has interesting responses ...
Last night, I was conducting a usability test with a participant who was very uncertain of his actions. Before the test, I said all of the usual stuff about it being a test of the software and not ...
My team just started using the SUS to baseline our applications against each other. There are some doubts regarding the relation of the questions to web applications and web sites. At times study ...
I'm pushing usability testing within my workplace by performing some Steve Krug style usability tests, which have gone down so well that the product owner now wants me to add some marketing questions. ...
I was asked by the company I work at to make a usability report in a few days that shows the state of the current site under the following limitations: I don't have any budget or gifts to give to ...
One of the things that I've quickly found out when doing usability testing and field studies is that it's hard to keep up with the pace of what's going on and take sufficient notes. How do you cope ...
I'm a relatively recent practitioner, and although my work's quality is pretty good, I still have one big back-draw (in my opinion): I always miss something or two when making or fixing a web site. ...