Heuristic Evaluation – A System Checklist

Heuristic Evaluation – A System Checklist  1. Visibility of System Status The system should always keep user informed about what is going on, through appropriate feedback within reasonable time. # Review Checklist Yes No N/A Comments 1.1 Does every display…

Usability Toolkit

The Usability Toolkit is a collection of forms, checklists and other useful documents for conducting usability tests and user interviews. The material may be used as is, or adapted for specific needs. Credit to the original contributors, when available (usually…

Pithy Design Quotes

A designer knows that he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away – Antoine de St-Expurey The public is more familiar with bad design than good design. It…

A Heuristic Evaluation of the Usability of Infants

This article was originally published in 1999 in the STC Intercom  Vol. 46(9), 44 For your consideration… Results from a heuristic evaluation of infants and their user interface, based on direct observational evidence and Jakob Nielsen’s list of 10 heuristics…

Welcome to the STC Usability & User Experience Community

This web site is a forum to share information and experiences on issues related to the usability and user-centered design. It is the home of the Usability and User Experience Community of the Society for Technical Communication. World Usability Day –…

The Exchange: Volume 16 Number 1

The Exchange: Volume 16 Number 1 Posted by Matthew Hunt on March 6, 2009 10:05 PM Geoff Hart entertains us with the first issue of The Exchange for 2009. This includes the usual mix of articles, book reviews and some more whimsical quotes…