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New HFI white paper – by Mary M. Michaels
This free white paper introduces affordance decomposition, a technique that enables you to quickly assess products and services from an end user perspective as well as from an ecosystem perspective.
Affordance decomposition is taught in HFI’s UX training course Omni-Channel UX Strategy and Innovation: an ecosystem and future modeling approach. In this white paper, it used to analyze the Apple Watch from four…Continue
Posted by Human Factors International on November 8, 2015 at 8:30pm
“I was in the Navy, I was a user of cumbersome, technical, complicated systems, in a dynamic, fast paced, and at times life-threatening environment. Did we get the job done? Yes, we had no other choice, what we were provided is what we had; and to accomplish our missions we had to put our heads down and carry out the process, the button smashing, the controls, the layouts, the mental gymnastics, the hours upon hours of training, studying and…Continue
Posted by Human Factors International on November 3, 2015 at 4:32pm
“This article identifies nine factors to pay attention to when designing mobile user experiences, and shows how they are related to nine underlying psychological factors.”…Continue
Posted by Human Factors International on October 6, 2015 at 3:59pm
“It’s a great feeling leaving a room after a UX strategy session thinking, wow, we just made some decisions that are going to ensure success for our users. Those decisions ultimately contribute back to our company in a very positive way. I find that when your users are successful, your company will likely be successful too.” Read the…Continue
Posted by Human Factors International on October 1, 2015 at 5:45pm
Posted by Human Factors International on September 9, 2015 at 1:14pm
Eric Schaffer, Founder of HFI, currently CEO and Head of HFI Laboratories, hopes to see you at BigDesign in Dallas, September 17-19. His talk "How UX Transforms Your Company Into a Market Leader (Without Steve Jobs)" takes place at Trinity 1-3 on September 18 at 4:00 pm.
In the UX field since 1977,…Continue
Posted by Human Factors International on September 2, 2015 at 5:30pm
Researchers in Belgium created a board game loosely based on The Game of Life for participants to play as part of their UX research. This game-based research was done to understand what kind of information users would want from a future Train Information System (TIS) that had not yet been developed.
Read the full article: http://ow.ly/Rypgl
Posted by Human Factors International on August 30, 2015 at 12:45pm
"There is work to be done in integrating UCD into the various approaches to software development used in our company. This requires a good understanding not only of the processes used; it also requires a good understanding of the way the different team setups work.” Read the entire…Continue
Posted by Human Factors International on August 6, 2015 at 5:30pm