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Lessons Learned

Most of this has been covered in the previous post but it would be good to extract a number of key things that we have learned through the USeD project. usability can save you time and money during the development … Continue reading

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Project Recap

With the USeD project drawing to a close it is a good time to recap on what we set out to achieve and how we went about it. Overview The USeD project aimed to improve the usability and learnability of … Continue reading

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Version 4 User Testing

The final round of interface testing will follow the same format as the previous sessions.  6 candidates will run through a series of tasks designed to test the usability of the interface.  Once again, candidates were selected from a list … Continue reading

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Usability lab on a shoestring budget

Usability testing should be an important part of the development of any user interface. Ensuring that the interface is intuitive and easy to use is critical for its success. However, running usability sessions with real users often strikes fear into … Continue reading

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Version 3 User Testing

This round of testing concentrates on Version 3 of the New Data Downloader User Interface. The two previous interfaces have undergone an “expert review” and testing with EDINA staff.  Many issues have been identified and solutions have been implemented.  This version … Continue reading

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Results of UI testing on Version 2

So, you think you have a good, usable project which clearly sets out what the user has to do to get what they want…….. and then you do some user testing.  The UI testing on Version two of the downloader … Continue reading

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UI Testing Round one

So we have our Version 1, time to get some UI testing on it.  An interesting point came up at one of the JISC program meetings in August. I asked mc schraefel if was acceptable to use internal staff to … Continue reading

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Technology Review

As part of the USeD project to re-engineer the data downloader in Digimap we conducted a thorough review of the technology currently being used in web mapping. The post is quite long, but should be quite easy to scan to … Continue reading

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