Discussion Archive

9 May 2012 - 3:42pm
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2 years ago
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david.shaw6@gma...
2004

Resource/PM Tool Like Basecamp?

Hi All,

I am trying to manage design resources/assets and would very much like to use Basecamp.  However, due to security reasons, it's not an option for my group.  Does anyone know if there is open source software like Basecamp that can do the same or similar things for a team of 15 or so? I need the project based approach, as well, some type of PM functionality.

Thanks in advance!
David

24 Nov 2008 - 4:37pm
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5 years ago
5 replies
jabbett
2008

Retain "obvious" instructions?

I've been working on a redesign of the web-based user interface for a
personal health record platform, and I began to wonder -- do I need to
retain the one-line instruction that seems to be on the top of every major
data listing (medications, lab tests, immunizations, etc.):

"Click any item in the list to see more detail" (or something similar
to that effect)

The title of each list item is hyperlinked with underlined, blue text.

I guess the bigger questions are:

Do I assume my users' basic browsing abilities at my own peril?
Does even a basic task of web usage need to be fi

5 Jan 2007 - 4:37pm
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Melissa Goldstein
2005

Job: Sr. Interaction Designer at Hotwire.com (SF)

Hotwire.com is a leading discount travel Web site with consistently
lower prices on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises and
vacation packages. Launched in 2000 with funding from six major
airlines, Hotwire negotiates deep discounts from its travel suppliers to
help sell their excess inventory. Hotwire is a wholly owned subsidiary
of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and is based in San Francisco, CA. For
more information, visit http://www.hotwire.com/.
Hotwire.com is looking for a full-time senior interaction designer.

10 Jul 2008 - 11:59am
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6 years ago
1 reply
Monique Escamilla
2006

Cover Flow-esque examples

Hi there,

Does anyone know of any blog-type sites that are using cover flow
similar to iTunes? I've looked at sites like:

http://www.celebuzz.com/

http://buzz.yahoo.com/

but my stakeholders want something more "shiny" and "coverflow" -
esque.

Thanks,
Monique

19 Jan 2005 - 4:37pm
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9 years ago
12 replies
John Vaughan - ...
2004

RFID and other fads

> According to Dell's CEO, UXP/IXD/all that stuff are just fads.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hula_hoop
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beanie_Babies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betamax

And his point is....?

Hint: These are some fads that enjoyed tremendous popularity - not to mention "market share" - during their heyday.

12 Jun 2007 - 12:30pm
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7 years ago
1 reply
Beth Herbert
2007

Auto-rotating content usability?

(Apologies for the cross-post)

Does anyone have research about the usability of content areas that
auto-rotate?

2 Oct 2008 - 10:53am
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Tim Caynes
2008

Job: Lead Information Architect, Sun Microsystems, any US Sun location, FT

Sun Microsystems is looking for a Lead Information Architect to join its Customer Experience team.

14 Mar 2010 - 12:07pm
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Nora Gonzalez
2009

[EVENT] First IxDA Munich Social Event March 25 2010

The time has come for the First IxDA Munich Social Event:

Thursday March 25

Check out all the details @ http://www.ixdamunich.de/2010/03/14/first-ixda-munich-social-event/


Cheers

Nora

29 May 2006 - 6:51am
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8 years ago
1 reply
Sandra
2006

auto completion menus

Hello every body
I am working on a completion menu (you type the beginning of the word, the
system proposes you a list of items, like the outlook contacts)
Does anyone have or know usability guidelines for completion menu? The only
thing I found on the Web was:
http://developer.yahoo.com/ypatterns/pattern.php?pattern=autocomplete
Thanks

Sandra

24 Apr 2007 - 5:35pm
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Paula Bach
2007

Open Source Usability at CHI

I want to announce a special interest group at CHI for those
interested in open source usability.

When: Monday at 2:30
Where: Room C4

What:
The purpose of this SIG is to bring together HCI professionals and
researchers to discuss current issues in Free/Libre/Open Source
Software. Specifically, this SIG looks at usability, the role of HCI
expertise, and design rationale in these projects.

Hope to see you there!

Paula