To do good design, you need to understand the relevant parts of your users’ lives. One of the most powerful ways of gathering this information is by talking to those users. Contextual enquiry (or site visits) is a great way of doing this. This short video will walk you through the process.
A persona is a representation of a type of customer. Personas answer the question, “Who are we designing for?” and they help to align strategy and goals to specific user groups.
So how do you conduct a persona analysis? This short animated video will give you some helpful pointers.
PART 2 of 2: Luke answers audience questions and covers screen-less devices, responsive web designs vs. native applications, form conversions, touch gestures, navigation, cross-platform consistency and more.
PART 1 of 2: In this 1 hour 20 min seminar, Luke walks through the growth of connected screens and how to design software that works well across a wide variety of devices from mobile to TVs and beyond. In particular he focuses on output (what can show up on a screen), input (what people can put into our screens), and posture (how people interact with the output and input of a screen).
Location detection gives us an opportunity to create interfaces that take advantage of where people are in the World. In this short 3 minute video, I look at few ways we can use location to rethink the design of our applications.
While every application and Web site has at least some form of navigation, everyone’s is a bit different. So when all these services make their way to mobile, they need a way to determine if their navigation systems are working well. In this short 5 minute video, I look at few ways we can evaluate mobile navigation solutions.