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Lesenswertes vom 24.10.2010 – Usability Know-How

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Jakob Nielsen: Anybody can do Usability

Usability is like cooking: everybody needs the results, anybody can do it reasonably well with a bit of training, and yet it takes a master to produce a gourmet outcome.

One of the discount usability movement’s basic tenets is that we need a drastic expansion in the amount of usability work done in the world, and to make this happen we need more people to take on usability assignments.

Jakob Nielsen – Anybody Can Do Usability

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Lesenswertes vom 15.11.2009 – Über Usability Testing

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“Usability? Often, it’s useless.”

…so Rommil Santiago in seinem Blog. Hier ein wenig mehr Kontext:

[H]ow crucial is usability to the well-being of a website? I contend that it’s not that important. Yes, usability is a marketing issue. It is indeed a touch point that should be tended to and nurtured to improve ROI. But the way I see it, usability can only make a well thought-out site better, and a poorly thought-out site more bearable.

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Lesenswertes vom 23.08.2009 – Über A/B Split Testing

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Nielsen und die Passworteingabe

Im letzten Monat schrieb unser aller Usability-Guru, Jakob Nielsen, dass man aufhören sollte Passwörter bei der Eingabe zu verstecken:

Usability suffers when users type in passwords and the only feedback they get is a row of bullets. Typically, masking passwords doesn’t even increase security, but it does cost you business due to login failures.

Dies begründete er, in dem er sich selbst und seine Usability Heuristiken zitierte:

Providing feedback and visualizing the system’s status have always been among the most basic usability principles. Showing undifferentiated bullets while users enter complex codes definitely fails to comply.

Da kann ich nur sagen: Respekt! So wirds gemacht! Aber Nielsens Artikel startete seine Reise durch das Internet.

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