Author: Jared M. Spool

Jared M. Spool

Jared M. Spool

A software developer and programmer, Jared founded User Interface Engineering in 1988. He has more than 15 years of experience conducting usability evaluations on a variety of products, and is an expert in low-fidelity prototyping techniques.

Jared is on the faculty of the Tufts University Gordon Institute and teaches seminars on product usability. He is a member of SIGCHI, the Usability Professionals Association, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the IEEE. Jared is a recognized authority on user interface design and human factors in computing. He is a regular tutorial speaker at the annual CHI conference and Society for Technical Communications conferences around the country.

Publications

Publication period start: 1992
Publication period end: 2005
Number of co-authors: 16

Co-authors

Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Will Schroeder
2
Carolyn Snyder
2
Harold H. Miller-Jacobs
2

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Donald McCracken
11
Michael J. Muller
65
Jakob Nielsen
109

Publications

Spool, Jared M., Allen, C. Dennis, Ballman, Don, Begg, Vivienne, Miller-Jacobs, Harold H., Muller, Michael J., Nielsen, Jakob (1993): User Involvement in the Design Process: Why, When and How?. In: Ashlund, Stacey, Mullet, Kevin, Henderson, Austin, Hollnagel, Erik, White, Ted (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 93 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 24-29, 1993, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. pp. 251-254. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/169059/p251-allen/p251-allen.pdf

Munoz, Richard, Miller-Jacobs, Harold H., Spool, Jared M., Verplank, Bill (1992): In Search of the Ideal Prototype. In: Bauersfeld, Penny, Bennett, John, Lynch, Gene (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 92 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference June 3-7, 1992, Monterey, California. pp. 577-579. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/142750/p577-muntildeoz/p577-muntildeoz.pdf

Spool, Jared M., Schaffer, Eric M. (2005): The great debate: can usability scale up?. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2005, . pp. 1174-1175. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1056808.1056868

Spool, Jared M., Porter, Joshua (2005): The Goldilocks Content Framework: identifying just-right information. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Designing for User Experiences DUX05 , 2005, . pp. 3. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1138235.1138239

Spool, Jared M. (2005). Seven Common Usability Testing Mistakes. Retrieved 2013-12-02 00:00:00 from http://www.uie.com/articles/usability_testing_mistakes/