Category Archives: Thoughts

Check this out: UX Exchange – Q&A site for user experience professionals

If you’re a UX person or want to learn more about it, check out this site – ask a question, get an answer – or answer a question & earn some reputation as an expert! We’re (socialusability) there – asking … Continue reading

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Great read: What Comes After Sketching? Advice for Developers. – Articles – MIX Online

Designers and developers have something incredibly important in common—but people forget it all the time. Great perspective on the common ground between developers & designers! The blending of minds isn’t often seen but often denied – it’s really there, so … Continue reading

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Hope this isn’t You!: Usability Testing: Is your team stuck in a bubble?

He sighed. “Not at all. You can’t be embarrassed by something you weren’t aware of.” He went on, “We hadn’t looked at the site at all from the point of view of users outside the organization. We’ve been in a bubble.” Continue reading

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Being Agile about doing Usability Studies!

There’s a lot of misunderstanding out there about mixing agile & usability in a discussion. But our research has shown that there are a lot of myths out there about usability studies & usability testing in general. Continue reading

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Our thoughts & a poll: Petr Olmer, evangelist: Five excellent excuses why not to be agile

Sure, everybody says: be agile! But what if you don’t really feel like being agile? You need some excuses. And here are five excellent ones. And the five are listed here but read the entire article to really see that … Continue reading

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Comments on: How Social Media Can Make Us More Productive

To quote Eric Clapton: “It’s in the way that you use it!” In the constant back-and-forth arguments about Millennials joining the workforce, we’ve heard countless times that managers think social media is a distraction and ultimately a productivity killer in … Continue reading

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Are you worried about: Overcoming the Obstacles of Usability Testing | UX Booth

When people hear about ‘usability testing,’ many things come to mind—eye-tracking cameras, big HCI labs, a long testing process, a lot of expenses, and maybe a little confusion as well. Even at this stage in the proverbial game, usability testing … Continue reading

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Some comments on: Book Review #1: Sketching User Experience by Bill Buxton. Part II | Edge of Chaos | Agile Development Blog

The quote: “The role of design is to find the best design. The role of usability engineering is to help make that design the best.” Continue reading

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Agile and UX Coaching – Anders Ramsay.com

Update: Once again, Joe Sokohl comes through with key insights, pointing out something that was obvious in my mind but I did not state explicitly in the post – the idea of a UX Coach is analogous to an Agile … Continue reading

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Is Savannah ready for a new workplace paradigm? Consider Seths Blog: Goodbye to the office

Is Savannah ready for a new workplace paradigm?

With Seth Godin’s blog post about “Goodbye to the office” we are now prompted to think about where & how we work in todays economic conditions. The new office can be anywhere & everywhere but it should be a “place” says Seth. Continue reading

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