I’ve been asked a few times recently about my opinion on what software people should know if they want to do UX so I thought I’d share my thoughts here. Of course, the first answer is – it depends. It depends on what *kind* of a UXer you want to be (there are many types… Continue reading What software do you need to know to get started in UX?
Thanks to London IA, I had the opportunity to share some thoughts on Strategic UX that have been starting to take shape into a book recently. I happened across this twitter exchange this morning. This is a not surprising response to personas, I’ve shared this response at times and have empathy for both points of… Continue reading Personas are for hippies… and transformation and focus
Continuing in the community led approach to the experience design, let’s get started taking a look at the information architecture. A really useful exercise to help understand how people organise, understand and label/name information is to do a card sort. (Ref: A definitive guide to card sorting) As we’re scattered all over the globe, we’ll… Continue reading Drupal.org – Help Overhaul the Information Architecture – participate in our online card sort!
Just a quick note to recommended using Google Docs ‘forms’ as a free tool to manage surveys and recruitment. (Choose New, then Form). We recently wanted to invite people to participate in user research for the drupal.org redesign project – as a part of this we had a short screener we wanted to run people… Continue reading Try Google Docs for survey or recruitment forms