Path of Use User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition
Path of Use: Concept Definition
Alan Dix in his presentation in 2008 to the University of Technology in Berlin defined the path of use. It simply illustrates that products do not magically become used but rather there is a definite progression between a state of not used and used. It is important to be able to consider this path when designing and marketing products in order to drive adoption and use.
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Managing the Path of Use
The path of use is simple and straightforward it begins with “no use” and ends in “use”. It was first described by Alan Dix, the HCI expert and University Professor, in his 2008 presentation to the University of Technology in Berlin.The purpose of the path of use is not to state the obvious; which if you give a couple of seconds thought to the i...