Last week, I presented a talk on User Experience Deliverables for the STC India UX SIG in Bangalore. UX Deliverables View more presentations from Xavier Roy.
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Bias is a common human trait and cognitive bias affects all of us. Wikipedia defines ‘cognitive bias’ as “the human tendency to draw incorrect conclusions in certain circumstances based on cognitive factors rather than evidence”. Bias is an outcome of human thought and often based on rules of thumb. Cognitive biases are instances of evolved […]
These past few days, a video of a Ferrari engineer explaining the complexity of the Ferrari F10 Formula 1 racing car has been making the rounds. Every blog post or discussion forum I have come across so far seem to say one and one thing only: “It is a usability nightmare.” Bullshit. Every one seems […]
Is technical communication a part of user experience? Absolutely. Without Doubt. One major interaction that a user has with a system is the documentation accompanying the product, either as printed manuals or their electronic cousins. In fact, any text that a user sees on the screen in the form of labels and copy is a […]
In this SXSWi 2009 panel, Nick Finck, Donna Spencer, and Michael Angeles talk about wireframes, particularly the various types of wireframes. The best part of the panel is the Q&A session that follows the presentation.
One recent afternoon, I got drafted into reviewing and editing a bunch of error messages for a product. It was supposed to be a quick one hour work. But these assignments never really turn out be an hour’s job. All I had was an Excel file with around 20 messages that had the current error […]
Nick Finck provides his advice in his post, Starting a Career in User Experience Design and he talk of three core areas of advice: the three E’s are Education, Experience, and Exposure. “The number one success factor for user experience professionals is education… Coupled with education is experience… Building on the education and experience is […]