Meeting the Usability Challenge
Jul 07, 2008
Although nearly everyone acknowledges the importance of user experience, usability often ends up pushed to the back of the queue. How then can we know whether what we are delivering makes sense and will work for our users? This presentation shows an approach to usability, focusing on activities in which users engage offers the potential for delivering dramatic improvements with much less effort.
Agile User Interface Development
Feb 19, 2007
The wider adoption of Agile software development has raised questions about how an approach that shuns up-front design and analysis can coexist with the emerging practice of user-centered design, which has a detailed user research and modeling phase before development begins. In this article Dave Churchville explores how the disciplines can be used together for an effective development process.