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User Centered Design Defination

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 Posted in UCD | No Comments »

Definition: "Human-centred design is an approach to interactive system development that focuses specifically on making systems usable. It is a multi-disciplinary activity" - ISO 13407. User is center of focus in development process. UCD is a methodology, an approach which gives ...

Steps in UCD Process

Monday, February 2nd, 2009 Posted in UCD | 6 Comments »

These are some of the basic techniques of a typical of a UCD process for designing Web applications. 1. Defining Project Vision: This is where the company defines the product vision, target market, goals, inspirations, best practices, challenges, constrains ...

Scenarios & Tasks analysis

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 Posted in UCD | No Comments »

“Scenarios are a concrete description of user activity while performing a specific task, a description sufficiently detailed so that design implications can be inferred and reasoned about” - J M Carroll Scenarios are about the user tasks n expectations. They help ...