Stupid sales people, stupid policies, stupid website I need an OS upgrade to an office iMac so I go online to the apple store and select the OS upgrade. I’m given the choice of shipping it to my office in 2-3 days or pick up at a local Apple store. Since this is urgent, I … ContinuedTagged: apple stores closing, apple stores file bankcruptcy, apple stores going out of business, apple stores suck
Small Business Adminstration (SBA.GOV) So, I try to log into my account on SBA.GOV (U.S. Small Business Administration) Community of Practice website and, for some reason, my password doesn’t work. So, I ask for a new password and it sends me a link for my new password and warns me that it’s a one-time-only password. … ContinuedTagged: best government websites, focus on usability, washington dc usability expert, washington dc usability specialist, website usability analysis, worst government websites
Card Sorting As part of our Discovery process, we strive to engineer an information architecture that results in a website navigation system that is intuitive, efficient, and easy to use. We want people to easily navigate the websites that we build. One method that was developed a few years back is called Card Sorting. Programming … ContinuedTagged: card sorting, free card sorting tool, information architecture tool, php programming contest, programming contest, rapid prototyping, usability tools
The next time you are whining about your annoying kids or feeling sorry about how tough life is … think about this video about how a paraplegic boy uses an iPad to communicate with his family. Long story short, it’s about a really smart kid who, at about 2 months old, suffered this terrible disease which … ContinuedTagged: apple, ipad, star wars, steve jobs
Recently, Google launched a new web browser, which presumably aims to compete with Microsoft IE 8, Firefox, and Safari. At first glance, Google Chrome is a joy to use. It is fast and easy to download and install and once installed, browsing seems even faster. It’s interface is nice and clean, just like Google … ContinuedTagged: browser wars, chrome vs firefox, chrome vs ie, google chrome
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The two most important factors in web design and development are: Your targeted website visitors The purpose, mission, and goals of your website Every design decision that you make, with regard to your website, must apply these factors. Otherwise, your website may just fail to launch. Who are your website visitors? It is absolutely essential … Continued