The Usability Motherlode
:: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 ::
The stars and moons have aligned in such a way that one can't ignore the message any longer. Web site usability is hot.
For anyone who wonders about the fuss over making web sites work better, here are some fine links to informative discussions (Don't be surprised to see some experienced user experience design folks popping in...)
Redesigning a Usability Guru's Site
Guess whose site we're talking about? (Hint. I am NOT a guru.)
Making Links Useful
What is a Heuristic Evaluation and How do You Make One?
How To Create A Usability Department?
What Is Usability in One Word?, in which after much debate, WebWord's John S. Rhodes asks:
"However, now I have to throw in a monkey wrench. Does usability exist at all?"
If You're New and Curious
QA Forums (good for those who test software and more)
Sticky Minds (resources, articles, templates for testing)
Usability Sites and Organizations (Great places to start.)
There is No Spoon and there is No Usability, which insists,
"Usability as a term should be thrown into the pit. It isn't real. It doesn't exist."
I told you. It's the way the moon and stars are lined up. Something wacky is going on.
I heard someone liked this so much they translated it into Danish
If Your Homepage Could Only Talk
:: posted by Kim Krause Berg on 3/15/2005 01:49:00 PM
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