Task Analysis User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition
Literature on Task Analysis
Task Analysis a UX Designer’s Best Friend
Task analysis is a critical part of any design project and one that is all too often skipped in favour of other seemingly more interesting actions. In fact, task analysis is essential to the success of a design project and once you’ve got the hang of it – it’s surprisingly easy too. It can be used equally successfully on both mobile and desktop ...
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- 6 days ago
Design Scenarios - Communicating the Small Steps in the User Experience
Design scenarios are useful tools for communicating ideas about user actions. Mapping design scenarios also has the added benefit that it helps formalize ideas and to take creative approaches to those ideas. Most importantly of all, it will ensure that your designs are firmly rooted on terra firma and taking a “what our users want/need” approach...
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- 3 months ago
One Size Fits All? Definitely Not in Task-Oriented Design for Mobile
There is an ongoing assumption that responsive web design is the right approach to take for applications and websites for mobile environments. There’s no doubt that mobile first combined with responsive design can bring excellent results in the right circumstances but there’s an additional approach to consider: task-oriented design; which examin...
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- 5 days ago
A Very Useful Work of Fiction – Mental Models in Design
Mental models play an important role in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and interaction design. They relate to the way that a user perceives the world around them and are based in belief as opposed to being a factual concept. However, if you can understand your users mental models you can simulate these models within your designs to make them m...
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- 1 month ago