If you want to create a usable form, the first step is to understand what a form is. This paper was first delivered at the 47th Society for Technical Communication Conference in Florida. Introduction If you want to create aContinue reading… Designing usable forms: the three-layer model of the form
I am a usability consultant and I believe, and find in practice, that usability evaluation is the best way to find out whether a document works for its users. However, I have frequently been in a position where my clientsContinue reading… Market Research or Usability Evaluation?
A large proportion of the costs of dealing with forms comes from sorting out the mistakes that people make when they fill in the form. Back in 1999, I worked with the Open University on their paper Registration Agreement and associatedContinue reading… Case study: Improving a paper form for the Open University
“Changing Places” was a workshop at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London in 1999. Our focus was exploring some of the challenges and successes of online collaboration tools in the workplace – at that time, best known under the acronymContinue reading… Changing places: the challenges of boundaries and scalability in the workplace