Nearly 20 years ago, Peter Morville and Lou Rosenfeld wrote a book on information architecture. Now, Peter returns and reflects upon the impact and evolution of the famous “polar bear” book.
Agile and UCD are two high ideals that revolve around processes. But sometimes they seem to be at odds with each other. This week, author Danny Bluestone attempts to bridge the gap between agile development, and user-centered design.
Usability is about more than just a pretty interface. So why is it that more objectively attractive UIs often have better usability? In this article, author Marli Mesibov explores the correlation and causation between visual design and usability.