Author Archives: Jonathan
I’m currently teaching two 2-hour labs each week for an undergraduate software engineering course. Â The first few weeks of the course have been about design methodology and requirements engineering. Â In this post I’ll describe last week’s lab on requirements gathering … Continue reading
There is already a myriad of information available on the web about Heuristic Evaluation (HE). The purpose of this post is not to simply re-iterate that information.Â As a usability practitioner I have performed many heuristic evaluations on websites and … Continue reading
I couldn’t help but to keep thinking about my post “What is Usability?” long after I pressed the “Publish” button. Â As much as I like Krug’s definition of usability, I couldn’t shake the nagging feeling that it is missing something: … Continue reading
Yes!Â The creative juices are flowing.Â You feel the rush; the euphoria that comes along with new insight!Â A new thought, a creative, inspired moment – a Eureka! moment – in which you’ve come up with a new idea.Â A … Continue reading
Somebody called me a usability expert the other day. Â Usability expert, I repeated to myself, smiling Â — ohhh, I liked the sound of that. Â Yes, I’m completing a masters in human computer interaction, this is true. Â Yes, I love to … Continue reading
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