Discussion Archive

24 Nov 2003 - 10:34am
10 years ago
1 reply
Narey, Kevin

Managing Change (Was: Iterative Change Manageme nt / Patriarchs of the Design Family)

I apologise for provoking any infuriation. It is merely what I perceive to
be reality.
However, surely global market forces are creating the environment within
which we can design and create. The global adoption of the design of the
automobile is a good example of this?


-----Original Message-----
From: CD Evans [mailto:clifton at infostyling.com]
Sent: 24 November 2003 14:30
To: Narey, Kevin; 'molly w.

24 Mar 2008 - 3:43pm
6 years ago
9 replies
Lada Gorlenko

Scenarios and Task in usability testing

> I do not have a particular
> strategy to make scenarios, and scenarios and tasks are the same for me.

Typically, SCENARIOS are treated as end-to-end user activities that lead
to achieving a specific user goals and TASKS are individual actions
within these activities. For example:

Goal: Feed myself before going to work

Scenario: Make a breakfast
Task 1: Pour water into a kettle
Task 2: Put the kettle on
Task 3: Put cereal in a bowl
Task 4: Get milk from a fridge


12 Feb 2010 - 3:54pm
4 years ago
3 replies
Kayan Ng

Flash Rotators

Flash Rotators, should we have users activate them? Should we have a
pause, stop button? Should they be rotating at all? I saw that Yahoo
Lifestyle recently added command buttons to their pages
http://ca.lifestyle.yahoo.com/. I personally have never believed in
their efficiency in conveying multiple messages but it looks like I am
stuck with them. I want to at least make the user's experience as easy
as possible. I have looked for articles and research to prove my point
but have not found much. I hope you guys can help, Thoughts?



11 Feb 2010 - 1:49pm
4 years ago
3 replies
Suzanne Ginsburg

iPhone prototypes in Flash?

Has anyone created any iPhone prototypes in Flash? I realize that
Flash doesn't run on the iPhone but it still has potential for off-
device visualizations.

I'd like to include your examples in an upcoming book on iPhone
design. Please contact me directly at: suzanne at ginsburg-design.com if
you're interested. You will be given credit in the book.

If you've tried other creative approaches to iPhone prototyping, I'm
open to hearing about those as well.

11 Aug 2008 - 10:16pm
5 years ago
4 replies
Micah Freedman

help with categorization/client relation


I'm working on a commercial real estate site, and I'm having a bit of
trouble coming to agreement with my client on categorization. He wants
a two-level category scheme, which is fine.

29 Sep 2010 - 11:28pm
3 years ago
1 reply

Re: [IxDA] Master of Arts OR Master of Science

I could not agree with you more re do what you want, do what you are good at plus learn to market yourself. No one else can or will do it with the same passion.

25 Jan 2011 - 12:48am
3 years ago
1 reply
Melvin Jay Kumar

Looking for User Experience professionals based in Singapore

Hello All,

Apologies for the cross posting.
I am looking for user experience professionals based in Singapore for the organization I am working in.

Company Info: The company is an American MNC and you will be working in a global team.

You should have an education and/ or experience in any of the user experience fields such as :

a) Information Architecture,
b) Human Factors,
c) HCI,
d) Interaction Design
e) related others....

19 Dec 2007 - 7:18pm
6 years ago
12 replies
Nicholas Iozzo

Must we be Leonardo da Vinci?

Yes! We most be the best designer of our generation, as well as the best engineer and scientist!

At least this is a reasonable conclusion you could make by following all of the heated arguments in the threads:
* "Design" in Interaction Design?
* The mighty UX guru has spoken - Discuss!!

We are in the midst of creating a new field. If we define this field as GraphicDesign + Computer Engineering + Usability Evaluations + UserResearch = Interaction Designer. Then no interaction designers would ever exist.

6 Nov 2008 - 5:05am
5 years ago
8 replies
Gurmit Singh Shakhon

Regional user testing techniques

I am building a research strategy for a client who wishes torun multiple user testing streams across different countries. Does anyone haveany advice or methods that would help to extrapolate information from the usersin a fair and unbiased way?
My concerns are mainly around:Native language testing and localised test material.
Gurmit Singh Shakhon...

24 Sep 2010 - 4:33pm
3 years ago
9 replies
Dan Saffer

Essential IxD Articles and Essays

I’ve started a list of essays and articles that I feel are important touchstones and reference points for interaction designers. Over 50 in all, arranged chronologically:

Please feel free to suggest others.

Happy reading!


Dan Saffer Principal, Kicker Studio http://www.kickerstudio.com http://www.odannyboy.com